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Hurricane Harvey Texas Coast Report: Roofing Material Performance

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I visited Houston and Texas coastal areas shortly after Hurricane Harvey’s devestation in September, 2017. This eye-witness report on  roofing material performance in storm conditions can help homeowners in other areas prone to strong winds and rain prepare for the protection of their homes. I had the opportunity this week to visit the Texas gulf […]


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

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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 […]


Metal Roof: Battens or No Battens for Installation?

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Q: Can a metal roof be installed over my existing shingles without the use of battens? This great question comes from Edward C., a homeowner who plans to have a new metal roof installed over the aging, existing shingles on his single story home. Thanks, Edward, for allowing me to share our correspondence on this […]


Metal Roofing Guage and Thickness Explained

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A common question I receive from homeowners concerns what metal roofing guage they should purchase. While those who ask this are hoping for a simple answer such as “only purchase 26 gauge,” the answer is never nearly that simple. Below I will share my thoughts on what sort of metal thickness (or gauge) is best […]


Metal Roofing Videos from Roofing Expert Todd Miller

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I am pleased to announce a new series of metal roofing videos.  We call it “Metal Roofing Videos 101” and the series currently includes discussion of the primary benefits of residential metal roofing. Additional videos are currently in production to also discuss Metal Roofing Frequently Asked Questions. So please, check back often for new topics. […]


Remove Roof Shingles Before Installing a Metal Roof?

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I frequently am asked whether homeowners and contractors should remove roof shingles from a home’s roof before a new metal roof is installed. My answer often surprises people. However, it is based upon experience with tens of thousands of installations over many years. My Experience The vast majority of installations of the metal roofing systems […]


Metal Roofing and Skylights

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Any type of roofing and skylights have special installation considerations to ensure water-tightness. Many homeowners ask me if they can have a skylight with their metal roof. The answer, of course, is “Yes!” but there are a few things that must be kept in mind. Folks will worry about the noise from rain hitting a […]


Today’s Metal Roofing? It Might Not Be What You Think

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Metal roofing has a very long history in the USA as well as across the globe. Notre Dame, The Pantheon, Monticello, even the cap of the Washington Monument – all of these had some form of metal protecting them. But, while metal was originally costly and time-consuming, meaning it was used largely on various significant […]


Expert Todd Miller’s Top 10 Metal Roofing Considerations

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Does your home need a new roof? Homeowners are increasingly considering metal as an option when re-roofing their homes as well as when building new homes. I have created this list of the “Top Ten Metal Roofing Considerations.” My Top 10 Metal Roofing Considerations for Homeowners What warranties will you receive with your new roof? […]


Metal Roofing Prices

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If you’re researching a metal roof for your home, at some point you’re bound to wonder the obvious question about what the prices of these products are. Yet, if you search for “Metal Roofing Prices,” you get very little information that is helpful. It may all even begin to feel like a sham or a […]


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