Kenya Needs 2 Million More Low-income Homes: Building Them Would Boost Its Economic Growth

STORY HIGHLIGHTS World Bank says Kenya’s economic growth will dip to 5.5% for 2017, down from earlier forecasts Slowdown in Kenya’s economic outlook is due to drought, weak credit growth, and rise in global oil prices. Kenya’s GDP growth will accelerate to 5.8% in 2018 and 6.1% in 2019 Kenya’s economic activity remained robust in […]


Dos and Don’ts: Installing Onduline Roofing

Dos and Don’ts: Installing Onduline Roofing Onduline roofing is a popular choice for application in both DIY and professional grade projects. With a history of over 70 years, Onduline has achieved its favoured name as the result of being subject to some serious rigorous testing and development. What is Onduline Roofing? For those unfamiliar, Onduline […]


Tips on Hiring the Best Roofing Contractor

A new roof isn’t cheap. In fact, you can check out our recent post on how to estimate the cost of a new roof to get a better idea. A significant chunk of the cost isn’t just the roofing material, but also the skill and time of your roofing contractor to install it. And, just […]


ONDUVILLA Installation: Year-Round in any Climate

ONDUVILLA was developed to provide attractive roofing for residential homes while outperforming traditional shingles in wind resistance and durability. Without the weight or installation challenges of traditional shingles, ONDUVILLA also excels in its ease of installation. At 90 pounds per square, ONDUVILLA shingles weigh less than half of traditional shingles. Roofers moving the material around […]

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What we Learned at the 24th Kenya Homes Expo 2016

We’ve had a busy weekend, participating at the Kenya homes expo 2016. It’s always nice to talk to roofing contractors about what they need and to learn about some of the trends impacting the roofing industry. Rather than keep that information to ourselves, we wanted to share some of the things we saw and heard, so […]


ONDUVILLA: Innovative, Affordable and Attractive

ONDUVILLA fills an identified need in the roofing market. In 2011 we conducted a large research project on roofing options for U.S. homeowners. We spoke with hundreds of homeowners and contractors about the roofing market, and both sides said the same thing—only two options exist: low-cost asphalt shingles that you see on most homes or […]


New Roof before Selling House

If you’re considering re-roofing your home before you place it up for sale, you’re in good company. One of the biggest reasons homeowners put money into remodeling is to increase the value of their home, and according to recent research, a new roof can do just that. In their 2015 Remodeling Impact Report, the National […]