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Pet shows and other pet events are scheduled this summer in Winston-Salem. But while we prepare for these fun activities, it’s equally important to watch out for the temperature. What may be just prickly uncomfortable heat to us humans may be deadly to our animal companions, particularly our dogs.

While humans have crafted ways to beat the heat, our dogs might be vulnerable if left unattended. According to this article from www.lowcountrydog.com/:

As their temperatures increase to 106-107, dogs can develop a rapid pulses, begin acting dizzy, collapse or lie down and refuse to walk, develop vomiting or diarrhea, or develop bright red gums. As their temperatures approach 108-110, they can suffer brain, liver, and kidney damage that can be irreversible.

Like our own body temperature, we also need to maintain a comfortable one for our dogs. But when heat builds up inside your house, you may be having problems with your roof.

The roof takes the brunt of the weather that can lead to damage which we may not be aware of and could cause higher humidity indoors. Now, Winston-Salem roofers like Cooley Roofing & Construction have the solution for your roofing concerns.

Slate has been used as a roofing material since long ago. As a natural material, it is strong and durable, high quality and low-maintenance with a life expectancy of up to 200 years. Here are a few more advantages that it can do aside from preventing high humidity levels:

  • Impermeable to water
  • Resists pollutants
  • Will not support moss or algae growth
  • Excellent insulating properties
  • High resistance to storm damage and penetration
  • Resists chipping, cracking and erosion

Slate can be a very difficult material to work with, but with our certified craftsmen, we’ll make sure that everything is installed successfully which will last for years to come for your family and pets.

An effective material than can keep the humidity bearable for your pets is a phone call away. Contact Cooley Roofing and Construction for new roofing in Winston-Salem NC.

(Article Excerpt from Ask the Vet: Humidity, http://www.lowcountrydog.com/, n.d.)

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