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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 […]


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 […]


Wood Roofing: Separating Cosmetic Damage from Performance-Reducing Damage

High winds, epic blizzards, pounding rain, and hailstorms make Colorado’s weather conditions unique and hard-hitting for homeowners and insurance claim adjusters alike. Pie’s Dustin Smoot RRC, RRO, LEED AP, an expert in roof damage assessment, shares his roof performance expertise in Wood Roofing: Separating Cosmetic Damage From Performance-Reducing Damage, published in the March 2012 edition […]