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Top 10 Blog Posts From 2013

We dug up the Top 10 most popular blog posts from this year for you to reread, relive, and recirculate. Enjoy! Live Loads vs. Dead Loads: Defining Structural Repair Claims You’ve probably come across a structural claim where the terms “live load” and “dead load” get tossed around by a contractor or engineer regarding the […]


Rocky Mountain Roofs: Asphalt, Shake, or Metal?

Pie Consulting & Engineering’s headquarters is located just outside of Denver, Colorado within the geographic region commonly referred to as “Hail Alley.” This region is destined to endure multiple hailstorms per year. Colorado homeowners naturally want the best roof they can have to protect their home from water intrusion and achieve a maximum life cycle […]


Snow Load Redux

We dug this one out of the blog archives as it is super timely in dealing with the piles of snow left on our roof tops. Ice damming is the accumulation of snow and ice at the down-slope eaves that backs up water on the roof. Most steep roofs are designed to shed water, and […]


This Just In: Residential and Commercial Roofing Installation and Repairs – Part 1: Tile Roofing

Episode Spotlight Get the lowdown on proper commercial roofing installation and repairs from Pie’s roofing expert, Dustin Smoot, RRC, RRO, LEED AP. Listen in as Dustin discusses various roofing types and characteristics and gives expert installation tips and hints. An informative tutorial on roofing standards and requirements is just 5 minutes away. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BS9Im5iAdW8] Narrated […]