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Can A Metal Roof Contain A Fire?

December 15, 2009

Q: “…will a fire explode out of the sides of the house rather than through the roof when a metal roof is on a home?” A: Good question. Most asphalt and fiberglass shingles get a Class A fire rating. Metal while it is extremely fire resistant to small burning embers that may land on it,… ( read more )

Metal Roofing Gauge

November 23, 2009

Q: I am looking at samples of several roofing products. Two of them claim to be 26 gauge, but they feel very different. One is clearly lighter than the other. Can I use a micrometer to test the thickness and figure out which one really is 26 gauge? Is there a chart that would tell… ( read more )

Maintaining a Metal Roof

October 26, 2009

Maintaining a Metal Roof Over my years in the metal roofing industry homeowners will frequently contact me after they’ve had their metal roof installed and say “Wow I love it it looks great! What do I need to do in order to maintain it?” Well, I’m glad to say that in most cases there is… ( read more )

Benefits of Metal Roofing – Video

October 21, 2009

Can a Metal Roof Reduce Energy Bills? – Video

October 14, 2009



Walking On A Metal Roof

October 12, 2009

Walking On A Metal Roof So you’ve had a metal roof installed in your house and you want to know “If I have to go up there to perhaps wash a dormer window, how do I do it?” First of all, I would advise as much as possible if you can stay off your roof…stay… ( read more )