August 18th, 2017
How Do You Know If Your Roof Is Suffering From Storm Damage?
The Information Below Was Found On owenscorning.com
Three Of The Most Common Types Of Storm Damage
High winds can tear and remove shingles, leaving the roof deck, underlayment or old shingles from a previous roof exposed to the elements.
Wind can also lift and curl shingles by breaking the seal that bonds them together, leaving your roof vulnerable to wind-driven rain.
Hail can leave dents or pockmarks in shingles, dislodging the protective granules that protect against rain and sun damage.
August 17th, 2017
Prayers From Maria Is One Of Our 2017 Free Roof Giveaway Recipients
We Installed A FREE New Roof At Their Rocky River Office!
We Believe In Giving Back To Families & Quite Heroes In Need!
Franciscus Incorporated has become known as "not only a contractor in the community, but PART of the community." One of the many reasons why we've earned this title is by offering our Annual Free Roof Giveaway. The Franciscus Incorporated annual Free Roof Giveaway is one of our various efforts to give back to communities that we serve. With our Free Roof Giveaway, we proudly install three roofs every year at NO CHARGE to families and "quiet heroes" in need!
August 16th, 2017
What Are The Components Of A Residential Roof?
The Following Information Was Found On CertainTeed.com
Residential Roofing Products
Residential Roofing Products include those products necessary to provide a quality roofing system typically for a consumer’s home, garage or other residential applications. Residential roofing products are usually designed for steep slope application. Products can include roofing shingles, underlayment and accessory products.
CertainTeed manufactures high-quality asphalt roofing shingles in a wide variety of styles and colors for residential applications. Asphalt roofing shingles are the most commonly used residential roofing products in the market. There are three major categories of roofing shingles including strip roofing shingl...
August 15th, 2017
The Importance Of Having A Properly Functioning Chimney
The Following Information Was Found On homesaver.com
Chimneys Are Designed To Protect You
A chimney is a structure made of masonry or metal, which surrounds and supports a flue or multiple flues that vent products of combustion from gas, oil, or solid fuel appliances or fireplaces. The flue, then, is the inner part of the chimney, the part that actually contains and vents the products of combustion. Flues can be made of clay tile, as in the case of most masonry chimneys, or of metal, as in the case of prefabricated or manufactured chimneys.
Think of a chimney and the flue within it as a structure built to protect you. That is an important function of all chimneys no matter what kind of appliance or fireplace they serve. Again, the main purpose of a chimney is t...
August 14th, 2017
At Franciscus Incorporated - We Care About Our Employees
We Want Them To Be Safe & Feel Safe in The Work Environment
Franciscus Incorporated Is A Company That Cares
Lee Franciscus, the CEO of Franciscus Incorporated attributes the success of Franciscus Incorporated to the top-quality work that his highly trained crews have performed over the duration of the last twenty-five years. The company's commitment to its employees begins with safety. "We're proactive," said Franciscus, "We care about our employees. We want them to be safe and feel safe in the work environment. We ensure access to proper safety equipment. And we have a phenomenal track record. We've always been about the guy on the roof - making sure he's safe."
Tom Schlund, our sales manager and marketing guru states that Francis...