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#5 – Wind Resistance

February 21, 2017

Let’s face it. Every time a bad windstorm goes through your neighborhood, you wonder about your roof and, as soon as you can get outside, you walk around your home and take a close look at the roof. Most roofing materials depend upon gravity and possibly failure-prone sealants to hold them in place during high… ( read more )

#4 – Recycled Content of Metal Roofing

Each week, we all gather our recyclables together and haul them out to the curb. At my house, that happens on Wednesdays. While collecting our recyclables is important, that is only one part of the recycling loop. Every once in awhile I will see a news story about warehouses full of collected papers and plastics,… ( read more )

#3 – Fire Safety of Metal Roofing

February 20, 2017

As homeowners, we take a lot of steps to fireproof the interior of our homes. But, when it comes to the exterior of our homes, the risk is out of our control. It can come from nearby wild fires, lightning strikes, or unfortunate fires at our neighbor’s homes. Metal roofs are non combustible and can… ( read more )

#2 – Maintenance and Cost Control of Metal Roofing

We all face it as consumers. Gas prices go up, utility costs go up, grocery costs go up. And usually those things increase at a faster rate than our incomes do. Unfortunately, there is not much that we can do to control those costs. However, we can control the costs of maintaining our homes. Home… ( read more )

#1 – The Beauty of Metal Roofing

We ask homeowners when they complete their warranty registrations why they chose their roof. After the roof is installed, their response is pretty overwhelming – they are completely awed and taken by the beauty of their roof and how it has transformed their home. In particular when a beautifully formed metal shingle roof is installed… ( read more )

What Sort Of Roof Is Best For You? Free Online Roofing Needs Profiler!

September 23, 2016

I often get asked by homeowners about roofing needs. Most often I hear “What sort of roofing material would be best for me and my home?” When I get asked this question, I end up asking them a lot of questions about their home, its construction, the weather in their area, and their goals and… ( read more )