Eco-Friendly Roofing Contractors Iowa City IA

Green products can help us save our environment. When starting home improvement projects, eco-friendly products, such green roofing, green flooring, etc, are our best options. See below for resources on eco-friendly roofing contractors in Iowa City and advice on environmentally friendly practices.

Hill Hardwood Supply, Inc.
(319) 351-6640
3564 Dolphin Drive SE
Iowa City, IA

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Fastenal- Iowa City
319-338-7299
2228 Heinz Road Unit A Iowa City, IA, 52240
Iowa City, IA
 
Nagle Lumber
(319) 338-1113
1201 S Gilbert St
Iowa City, IA
 
White Cap- Iowa City
(319) 337-4681
2003 S. Gilbert Street Iowa City, IA, 52240
Iowa City, IA
 
Paul's of Iowa City
(319) 338-7217
424 Highway 1 W
Iowa City, IA
 
Amana Society Forestry
(319) 622-7554
1300 220th Trail PO Box 189
Amana, IA

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Iowa City - D
(319) 351-8170
851 Hwy 6 East
Iowa City, IA
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Miscellaneous
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Miscellaneous
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Mon:8-22
Tue:8-22
Wed:8-22
Thu:8-22
Fri:8-22
Sat:8-22
Sun:8-21
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Mon:8-22
Tue:8-22
Wed:8-22
Thu:8-22
Fri:8-22
Sat:8-22
Sun:8-21

Iowa City Ace Hardware
(319) 354-4143
1558 Mall Dr
Iowa City, IA
 
Iowa City - Auth Hometown
(319) 337-8646
1676 Sycamore Street
Iowa City, IA
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Hometown Dealers
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Hometown Dealers
Hours
Mon:9.5-21
Tue:9.5-21
Wed:9.5-21
Thu:9.5-21
Fri:9.5-21
Sat:9-18
Sun:12-17
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Mon:9.5-21
Tue:9.5-21
Wed:9.5-21
Thu:9.5-21
Fri:9.5-21
Sat:9-18
Sun:12-17

North Iowa City Ace Hardware
(319) 354-4112
600 N Dodge St
Iowa City, IA
 
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Roof Renovations 101: Go Green with New Roofing Solutions

When it comes to renovations, not many people place a lot of focus on the roof of their home. Essentially, a roof is there to protect the home and its occupants from the elements, and doesn’t really need to look amazing or have the latest styles incorporated. However, reviving your roof can actually do a lot for your home. A new roof will not only make your home look better, but it can also add value and help you to become more eco-friendly at the same time.

Roofing Options

There are a variety of ways to ‘green’ your roof. For starters, if you have a flat roof, you can easily plant green vegetation on it to attract and store the sunlight, giving you a rooftop garden that is also a source of energy. Vegetation is a great material for roofing that has been used for centuries to keep the elements outside and maintain temperature. Of course, if your roof has any sizeable pitch, you won’t be able to use this option. Here are some other ideas:

-Aluminum roofing. This material comes in many different colors today if you want something more attractive. However, aluminum is very good at keeping a barrier between the elements and your home. It keeps the outside out and the indoor air in better than most roofing materials. It’s also cheap, often recycled, and basically maintenance-free.

-Solar panels and sky lights. These are great sources of roofing materials when you want to cut back on how much material you actually use. You can install sky lights for less electricity usage in your home, lower roofing costs, and more energy efficiency. Solar panels will also increase your green image and help lower your electric costs. At the same time, you’re saving money on the square footage of shingles or other materials that you have to buy.

Eco-Friendly and Good Looking IS Possible


Too many people think that eco-friendly roofing and other remodeling projects create eyesores like solar panels and wind turbines. Howeve...

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