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The Value of Reflective Metal Roofing

May 28, 2009

US Energy Secretary Steven Chu recently made some very good comments about the value of reflective metal roofing in terms of reducing energy costs for our country. The only problem was that he made reference only to roofs that are White in color. This is a pretty significant omission especially considering the current US federal… ( read more )

Warranties Need Not Be A War

May 20, 2009

The roofing industry talks about warranties a lot. On the composition shingle side of things, products will even be referenced in regards to their warranty. They will be called a “20-year” or “30-year” shingle. However, the manufacturers of those products will tell you that their warranty is not a guarantee nor even a prediction of… ( read more )

Interlocking Panels: Start At The Very Beginning

One of the greatest benefits of many metal roofing systems is that the panels interlock with one another. They are not held together and held to the roof by just gravity or fasteners but the panels actually interlock one to the next, creating a continuous protective shield for the structure below. However, this interlock can… ( read more )

What Drives Me

We all have things that drive us … those things which we will go to the ends of the earth to accomplish … those things which give us satisfaction and make us feel “real” … those things that we truly believe we are on this earth to do. For me, that driving force is a… ( read more )

Passionate About Metal Roofing

I’ve been in or around the metal roofing industry ever since high school. I’ve had a few other jobs – proofreader, copywriter, features writer, English tutor – but the thing that has always challenged me is metal roofing. I like metal roofing. It just makes a lot of sense to me. The roof is the… ( read more )

Biographies Are For Dead People

Funny thing about biographies. They should be reserved for the dead, I think. If you’re visiting this site, you’ve maybe read my biography. People get paid big bucks to write stuff like that. Stuff that sounds all fancy and impressive. Let me tell you the real story. In life, we all have certain things that… ( read more )