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first_imgSubmitted byAs a Washington State roofing company, one question that we are constantly asked at Olympia Constructions Roofing division by homeowners is, “What do shingle warranties really cover?” If you’ve ever read one of the shingle manufacturer warranties, it’s long and contains a lot of legal talk. You almost need to be an attorney to understand it! These limited warranties only offer protection against shingle defects. They offer no protection from workmanship errors, so if your roofer improperly installs the shingles and you start to have problems, these warranties don’t cover that. Since most homes these days have dimensional shingles on them, this is what we are going to focus on.Are defects that common?You’d be surprised. Even though it’s a small percentage, it does happen. We’ve seen cases where several roofs in a particular neighborhood were all installed from the same batch of shingles and deemed to be defective. So everyone on the block had a defect claim!“Are my shingles really covered for life?”Earlier this year, almost all of the shingle manufacturers upgraded their standard 30 year dimensional shingle to a Lifetime shingle. So does this mean your shingles are really covered 100% for life? Not if you read the fine print! Most of these Limited Lifetime Warranties only offer 100% coverage for 10 years, and then are prorated down over the shingle life. Manufacturers have different names for their 10 year period of 100% coverage…GAF calls it their “Smart Choice Protection Period”, CertainTeed calls it their “Surestart Protection Period”, Owens Corning calls it their “Tru PROtection Coverage Period”, and so on. So yes, you will have partial lifetime coverage, it just might be prorated down to a fraction of the cost to replace any defective shingles, if it happens after 10 years.“What is covered?”If the shingles on your roof are deemed to be defective, most of these warranties will only pay the cost of the replacement shingles (which is prorated down after 10 years) and they exclude any underlayment, metal work or flashing. They will pay for the labor to install the new shingles, but they will not pay for the labor to tear off the defective shingle or to dispose of them. Also, after the 10 year period, none of the labor will be covered. So as you can see, if you were to have a manufacturing defect in your shingles, you could still be on the hook for a majority of the cost! And an important thing to note is that most manufacturers will not honor the warranty if the attic is improperly ventilated, or the shingles are not fastened correctly. At Olympia Constructions Roofing Division, we always check and make sure your attic has proper ventilation. Our crews also undergo constant training in proper shingle installations.“How can I get 100% Coverage and better protection?”CertainTeed Certified shingle master contractors have enhanced warranties that can be offered by select contractors. Olympia Constructions Roofing division, a Washington State roofing contractor, is a CertainTeed Select Shingle Master Contractor, which only a small percent of all roofing contractors qualify for. We undergo extensive training, are adequately insured and have a proven track record for providing quality roofing services throughout Olympia and surrounding areas. As a Select Shingle Master Contractor, we can offer enhanced 3, 4, and 5 Star defect warrantees that also can cover workmanship for up to 25 years. This is considered a “bumper to bumper” warranty. This warranty offers you 100% protection for 50 years, non-prorated, as opposed to the 10 year 100% protection of a standard warranty. In addition, this warranty covers the cost of the entire roofing system, not just the shingle cost. The labor to tear off the roof is covered, unlike the typical warranty. To get this warranty, certain CertainTeed products have to be installed on the roof by a CertainTeed Certified Installer and the warranty must be registered with CertainTeed. This really should be a no-brainer because the additional cost of the Warranty is nominal and well worth it in the event of a shingle defect.Olympia Construction Inc. Roofing Division(360) 481-87703015 Pacific Ave SEOlympia, WA 98501Hours: Mon-Friday 8am to 4:30pm Facebook2Tweet0Pin0last_img read more


first_imgAdvertisement 9y06qh22NBA Finals | Brooklyn Vs85oygWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre E9ozsx( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) 5d5ymWould you ever consider trying this?😱3yCan your students do this? 🌚mqpbfRoller skating! Powered by Firework Indian skipper Virat Kohli commended the veteran wicket-keeper batsman in the press conference ahead of India’s first T20I against South Africa on Saturday saying, ‘he always thinks about Indian cricket and there is no replacement for experience.’ MS Dhoni who is on a sabbatical from cricket was heavily criticised for his performance in the World Cup for batting with a slow strike-rate.Advertisement “Experience is always going to matter whether you like it or not. Many players have proven in the past that age is just a number and even Dhoni has done that a lot in his career. One thing great about him is that he thinks for Indian cricket. When to stop playing cricket, is completely an individual decision. No one should give opinions regarding the matter,” Kohli said in the pre-match conference.Advertisement The 30-year-old earlier this week, posted a photo from the 2016 T20 World Cup match against Australia describing that Dhoni made him run like crazy in the match, on Instagram. However, netizens were quick to spread the rumour that the world cup winning captain might announce his retirement soon, which was ultimately rectified by Dhoni’s wife Sakshi who said, “it’s just rumours”.“I did not have anything on my mind, I was just sitting at home and I just uploaded the picture. It became news, it is a lesson for me about what I think about myself, the world does not necessarily see it that way. That game is very special, I have not openly talked about it so that is why I uploaded the picture but people took it otherwise,” Kohli confirmed.Advertisement   Advertisementlast_img read more


first_imgAdvertisement ar5pvtNBA Finals | Brooklyn Vs1kgnWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre Epo62y( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) b0kg0Would you ever consider trying this?😱o7msCan your students do this? 🌚az98omwRoller skating! Powered by Firework The most decorated active football player on the planet right now is none other than Dani Alves. The Brazlian has 43 trophies and no one comes close.Advertisement The Brazilian right-back has won it all – World Cup, Champions League, Leagues in 3 countries and domestic cups.Advertisement Having played in three of the biggest clubs in Europe and still going strong in his home country, Dani Alves is a perfect example of success in football’s elite level.Watch his journey here as narrated by Oh My Goal :Advertisement The other players close to Dani Alves are :5. Essam El-Hadary (Egypt) – 35 trophies4. Oleksandr Shoovkovskly (Ukraine) – 36 trophies4. Wael Gomaa (Egypt) – 36 trophies3. Ibrahim Hassan (Egypt) – 37 trophies3. Maxwell (Brazil) – 37 trophies3. Andres Iniesta (Spain) – 37 trophies2. Hossam Hassan (Egypt) – 41 trophies1. Dani Alves (Brazil) – 43 trophies Advertisementlast_img read more


first_imgAdvertisement jhnNBA Finals | Brooklyn Vsx6doWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre E7148( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) 8a6ezWould you ever consider trying this?😱abxncrgCan your students do this? 🌚rlRoller skating! Powered by Firework One Indian cab driver in Australia refused to take the fare from five Pakistani cricketers who went to an Indian restaurant for dinner in Brisbane from their hotel. The Pakistani cricketers Shaheen Shah Afridi, Yasir Shah and Naseem Shah treated the cab driver with them in dinner for showing them that much respect.Advertisement The commentator, Alison Mitchell came to the commentary box in the cab of same driver. The driver told her about the whole incident. Mitchell Alisson also got overwhelmed with the news. She shared the incident with her co-commentator Mitchell Johnson during the test match between Pakistan and Australia at Gabba in Brisbane. The video of the commentary box went viral as the viewers also got interested to know the whole story. It was certainly a great example set by the cricketers of Pakistan. The respect between the players and common people needs to be right there for the betterment of the game.Advertisement Pakistan were defeated by Australia by a margin of an innings and 5 runs in the first test match of this series. Pakistan will now try to make a comeback in the series from the next match onwards. However, it will be tough for Pakistan as Australia are almost unbeatable at home.In an historic move, BCCI formally recognises the Indian Cricketers Association (ICA)Advertisement Advertisementlast_img read more


first_imgImage Courtesy: ICC/Geo.tvAdvertisement ndfNBA Finals | Brooklyn Vsb784Wingsuit rodeo📽Sindre E2pnh( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) 4w8zWould you ever consider trying this?😱9necp2sCan your students do this? 🌚62pixRoller skating! Powered by Firework It was a 10 year long prevention from hosting any cricket series, but Pakistan finally came out of the ban imposed by the International Cricket Council (ICC) after the terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan team in Lahore back in 2009. After Pakistan hosted their first tour in a decade with the Lions, now its Bangladesh that will be visiting them. But what is Mustafizur Rahman up to? His tweet before leaving for Pakistan is raising several questions!Advertisement Image Courtesy: ICC/Geo.tvWhile some Bangladeshi cricketers, including Mustafizur Rahman himself was unwilling to go on tour to Pakistan at first, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) were finally on an agreement after the teams were gathered in a meeting in Dubai.However, just before tomorrow’s inaugural T20 match, Mustafizur Rahman has become the main topic of discussion on Twitter. The 24 year old tweeted a group photo, along with the caption: “Heading to Pakistan. Remember us in your prayers. #PAKvBAN”Advertisement Check out the tweet here-Unclear of the bowler’s intention behind the caption, the followers stormed in with hilarious comments.“Is it that scary that everyone has to pray?” one follower wrote.Another user replied: “Have a blast!”“you are most welcome, don’t feel scare, if you can play in India, Pakistan is much safer than India currently,” a Pakistani follower commented.Another follower criticised: “Wait what? Remember us in your prayers? Are you on to some war? We are just playing cricket here, dude.”However, one user pointed out by saying that its how Mustafizur usually greets his fans after leaving for a foreign cricket tour.“Mustafiz often writes this. We should not take it out of context.” the follower commented, referring to the cricketer’s similar tweet last year before Bangladesh’s tour of New Zealand.Mustafizur, who made his limited overs international debut back in 2015, played his last T20 game against India back in November. He joined Mumbai Indians in 2018.Starting from tomorrow at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore, Bangladesh will be facing the hosts in a three match T20 series, followed by a two match Test series, and a one-off ODI game in between the red ball matches.Also read-Sourav Ganguly claims playing Pakistan in cricket down to ‘government decision’BCCI fires back over PCB over ‘security’ jibe: Handle Security In Your Own Country First! Advertisementlast_img read more


first_imgImage Courtesy: AP/Twitter(@imVkohli)Advertisement xegtNBA Finals | Brooklyn Vsqol7Wingsuit rodeo📽Sindre Etudz( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) wWould you ever consider trying this?😱plCan your students do this? 🌚6yi8hwRoller skating! Powered by Firework Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma- the Indian cricket team captain and the iconic Bollywood actress are one of India’s most favourite celebrity couples. The two aren’t reticent about expressing the love and bonding they have for each other, and often times the duo take to social media for some heartwarming posts for each other. Yesterday on Anushka’s birthday, Kohli had the most romantic way of expressing his love for his better half on Twitter.Advertisement Image Courtesy: AP/Twitter(@imVkohli)Anushka Sharma has turned just turned 32, and even in the current nationwide lock down in India, the critically acclaimed movie star didn’t have a gloomy birthday celebration, as Kohli had made sure of that.In the photo posted on his official Twitter handle, the Men in Blue skipper was seen holding a cake for Anushka, and added a beautiful caption to the post.Advertisement “You my love bring light into this world. And you light up my world everyday. I love you ❤️” Kohli wished his wife. Check out the tweet here-The tweet has over 156k likes and 8.7k retweets, as fans stormed the comments with their felitications towards the award winning actress.Kohli and Anushka met in 2013 during the shoot for a shampoo ad, and tied the knots in December 2017 in Italy, four years after they started dating. The couple, nicknamed ‘Virushka’ by the fans, are vocal about the mutual support and bonding they share with each other.Recently, Kohli also opened up about Anushka helping him on his patience and temper management issues.“To be honest the patience bit I have learnt ever since me and Anushka met each other. I was a very impatient before,” Kohli said in an online motivational session for students organised by Unacademy.“The learnings from one another that we have had, looking at her personality, looking at her composure in situations has really inspired me to fight it out,” the 31 year old run machine added.If you like reading about MMA, make sure you check out MMAIndia.com Also follow India’s biggest arm wrestling tournament at ProPanja.comAlso read-Serie A clubs unanimous in their decision to finish the seasonSportspersons and celebrities pour in with their wishes as the Hitman hits 33! Advertisementlast_img read more


first_imgImage Courtesy: PTI/AFPAdvertisement 677v85uNBA Finals | Brooklyn Vsa9fWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre E5wry7w( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) khWould you ever consider trying this?😱77qCan your students do this? 🌚5x5Roller skating! Powered by Firework Kolkata Knight Riders, the two times Indian Premier League champions did not have a smooth start in the inaugural seasons of the tournament. The former Team India captain Sourav Ganguly, who was chosen to lead the franchise from his city, remained with the team for only three seasons, before moving to Pune Warriors in 2011. KKR ended the first three seasons with poor standings, Eventually after the arrival of Gautam Gambhir in 2011, the squad rose up the ladder of success. However, the question remains on the poor performance of the team during Ganguly’s stint, and the Prince of Calcutta opens up on that.Advertisement Image Courtesy: PTI/AFPAfter KKR finished 6th in the first season, Ganguly was removed from captaincy. However, under the multiple captaincy policy of coach John Buchanan and Brendan McCullum leading the squad, KKR ended up at the bottom of the table in 2009. In 2010, Dada returned as the captain, and took the the squad to another 6th position finish, the same year when he was removed from the franchise.While Dada was having issue with the previous sacked coach Buchanan’s team management policies, he recently took the name of KKR’s co owner Shah Rukh Khan, the Bollywood icon who didn’t give him freedom as a captain like the way he gave to Ganguly’s successor Gambhir.Advertisement Speaking to sports journalist Gautam Bhattacharjee on his YouTube channel, Ganguly referred to an interview between Gambhir and SRK, where the novice captain of the team was given a free hand at the team, unlike him.“I was seeing an interview where Gautam Gambhir said Shah Rukh Khan had told him in the fourth year ‘This is your team, I will not interfere.’ That’s what I told him in the first year. Leave it to me. It didn’t happen,” the former Indian captain said in the interview.Advertisement “The best IPL teams have been those that have left the team to the players. Look at CSK, MS Dhoni runs it. In Mumbai also, no one goes up to Rohit Sharma and tells him to select certain players,” the 48 year old added.The BCCI president also touched up on the multiple captain policy of Buchanan that backfired immensely in the second season.“The problems started towards the end of the first season. The problem was not me, the problem was the system of having one captain. We had Brendon Mccullum, we had x, we had a bowling captain, and I don’t know the captain for what else,” he added.If you like reading about MMA, make sure you check out MMAIndia.com Also follow India’s biggest arm wrestling tournament at ProPanja.comAlso read-SA pacer Lungi Ngidi criticised by former cricketers for taking BLM standSachin Tendulkar reveals why Jimmy Anderson is one of the ‘finest exponents’ of reverse swing he’s ever seen! Advertisementlast_img read more


first_imgSHREWSBURY – In celebration of the 350th anniversary of New Jersey and the upcoming 70th anniversary of the borough, the Shrewsbury Historical Society announced the publication of “The Story of Shrewsbury Revisited, 1965-2015” by Rick Geffken and Shrewsbury Mayor Donald Burden.The new publication refreshes “The Story of Shrewsbury” written by Richard Kraybill in 1964. It features a reprint of Kraybill’s work, along with an update of the previous 50 years in Shrewsbury’s history.Co-author Rick Geffken said, “This new book is the fascinating history of the second oldest town in Monmouth County, established in 1665. When originally founded, Shrewsbury comprised a huge area from the Navesink River, then south to Little Egg Harbor. It included all of what is today’s Ocean County. Seventy years ago, it became the borough, which it is today.“We’ve included a careful expansion of the subjects Kraybill wrote about, and added new research about the impact of the first European contacts with the Native American Lenape culture,” said Geffken.According to the author, the publication also mentions Shrewsbury’s historic Four Corners, the buildings on the corners of Broad Street and Sycamore Avenue, including Christ Church (1702), the Presbyterian Church (1735), Quaker Meeting House (1672), and the Allen House (late 1600s), known as Monmouth County’s most historic acre.The publication specifically discusses the constructor of Christ Church Episcopal, Rev. Samuel Cooke, and his biography. The work contains historic print, illustrations of maps, and more than 30 profiles and photographs of famous, prominent historical citizens.“It really is two books in one,” said Burden. He explained the current text incorporates a previous published work detailing the town’s history up to 1965; the second section brings Shrewsbury up to today and looks forward to its future. That section, penned by Burden and Geffken, is “an update” of the community as it made its way from a largely agricultural area to a commercial and residential site.The book also sheds light on the role of the Shrewsbury Friends, the Quakers, in aiding the abolition of slaver y in America, which many readers are unaware of. The oldest buildings in town are noted, and the uniqueness of the Shrewsbury community is appreciated and praised in this historic work, along with the recognition of the newer businesses and homes that have added to the town, keeping the balance.“Because Shrewsbury is such a classic town in a lot of the way it exists, the council of the town over the last 50 years has been very conscious about keeping the balance of the old colonial style of the town, and the modern additions,” said Geffken. “It’s important to recognize that they’ve done a good job.”He gave the example of the historic hub of Shrewsbury, the Four Corners, being so close to The Grove, a center for modernized businesses.Today, Burden observed, Shrewsbury has become a location populated by medical offices and facilities, retail shopping destinations, as well as having a number of higher density residential developments – both age restricted and not – over recent years.Geffken decided to join The Shrewsbury Historical Society, of which Burden is the resident, after the vibrancy of a group meeting he attended appealed to his interest in history. Burden informed him of Kraybill’s work that was coming up on being 50 years old, and asked Geffken to help him rewrite it. The rest was history.In doing that they included “stories of personalities,” that have become well known to locals and legendary local events, including some significant fires that are stilled talked about, Burden explained.Geffken revealed that rewriting the publication took a minimum of 20 hours a week, and a lot of research into archives and newspaper files. “One of the most important things we did in the book was reprint the 1964 version in its entirety, which was out of print and unavailable for a long time. It was the go-to story of the history of Shrewsbury from 1664 on. It was written by a committee, but they didn’t necessarily do a lot of historical research, so we wanted to update this with some commentary with some new historic sources,” said Geffken.Co-author Burden said, “We are gratified by the initial reaction to the book and its format. We’re happy people find our format agreeable and relevant.”Any history buffs that have an interest in the crucial past of Monmouth County and the importance and growth of the community of Shrewsbury, would find this book engaging. It can be purchased by sending payment to the Shrewsbury Historical Society, attention Donald Burden, President, at 419 Sycamore Ave., PO Box 333, Shrewsbury NJ, 07702. It is priced at $30 for the hard cover and $20 for the softcover, with a $5 shipping and handling fee.John Burton contributed to this story.last_img read more


first_imgBy John BurtonRED BANK – Local business owner Dean Ross continues to “Shine a Light” on cyclist safety for the community.On Monday, Ross joined other members of Monmouth Reform Temple, a Jewish Reform Congregation located in Tinton Falls, to install front and rear bicycle lights and offer safety helmets as part of his “Shine the Light” program.Since last May, Ross and his fellow congregants, working with representatives from St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church, 121 Bridge Ave., and with the assistance of local community activist David Prown, have been offering to install the battery-operated lights on bikes for anyone. It’s been largely members of the Hispanic community who have come by the church to take advantage of it.The group installed 16 light sets on bikes during the two-hour period Monday evening, despite the chilly and rainy weather which may have kept some away, Ross acknowledged.“We had a pretty good turnout,” despite the weather, Ross said.Ross and his group have conducted their Shine the Light program on five occasions since last May, installing lights on approximately 200 bikes.He believes this is making things a little safer for those who rely on bicycles for their primary means of transportation, likely sparing riders injuries or worse.Jay Wiesenfeld was one of the volunteers from Monmouth Reformed Temple who installed bike lights.Ross is a Lincroft resident who owns and operates Red Bank’s Doc Shoppe shoe store, 43 Broad St., and co-owns the Bagel Oven, 72 Monmouth St. He said he got the idea when he was driving along Highway 35 one evening and “I saw a bicycle go across me in the dark, no light,” dodging traffic. Subsequently he then noticed the number of cyclists riding along the busy Newman Springs Road, with people on bikes competing with speeding vehicles.A majority are Hispanic and many were riding home at night, working in local restaurants, often dressed in black clothing, as required for their jobs. And then, “The light bulb went off in my head,” with the idea, he remembered.Ross had about 75 lights available Monday evening. He has been covering the cost of the lights, buying them online, explaining the company provides a discount for them, given this is a charitable effort.Donated safety helmets are distributed for those who need them, Ross said, indicating they had about a dozen available on Monday.Ross ties this effort in with his temple’s Mitzvah Day efforts, where congregants participate in community service, and is coordinated with St. Anthony’s considerable social needs outreach efforts for the Hispanic and the larger community.The program is held to coincide with St. Anthony’s food pantry service, which the church conducts on Monday’s, according to Ross.“We have to address the helmets and safety things, the safety things,” for community members, Ross said.Arthur Fama, a St. Anthony’s deacon, spoke of the program’s clear benefits. “No question in my mind this is making things safer,” he said, noting when he leaves the church in the evening, “You can see the lights in the neighborhood.”Ross hopes to extend the program to Freehold and then possibly Long Branch, two communities with large Hispanic communities and many bike riders. The program will return to St. Anthony’s on June 6, from 5-7 p.m.“You know,” Ross said, mulling over his response to the question of why he undertook this effort, “we’re only on this earth for a short time and if I can help a few people…” he finished, leaving it open ended.last_img read more


first_imgMeanwhile, Co-op took care of a short-staffed Vikings squad 6-2 to book its ticket to the final.In the Men’s Over 30 semi finals, Bia Boro built a 3-0 lead at halftime, and then held off a feisty Jackson’s Hole squad for a 5-3 victory.On the next pitch, Ted Allen’s needed extra time to knock off Red Dog 4-3. Red Dog scored in the final seconds of regulation time to force the extra period.Ted Allen’s got the winner early in the first overtime period when a Red Dog defender drilled the ball off a teammate and into its own net.In the Women’s Over 30 League, Dirty Dozen shutout Red Dog 3-0 while Finley Jiggers blasted 4-Play 7-1.Championship Sunday has Dirty Dozen facing Finley Jiggers in the Women’s Over 30 final while Ted Allen’s looks to repeat in the Men’s Over 35 against Bia Boro. Both games kick off at 1:45 p.m.In the Men’s Open League, Kootenay Co-op tangles with Nelson Innkeepers at 3:45 p.m. All games are played at the Lakeside Pitch.sports@thenelsondaily.com By The Nelson Daily SportsIt’s down to six teams as the Nelson City Soccer League determines its champion in the three leagues — Men’s Open, Women’s Over 30 and Men’s Over 35 — Sunday at the Lakeside Pitch.The Nelson Innkeepers meets rival Kootenay Co-op in the Men’s Open Final. The Innkeepers outlasted U18 Reps 9-8 in a wild one at Lakeside.last_img read more