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What Are You Reading?

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This summer has afforded me some time for reading. I know that it doesn’t have anything to do with roofing (maybe!) but I thought I’d go off topic a bit and share what I am reading this summer. I’d love it if you would drop me a note and let me know what you’re reading. […]

Copper Metal Roofing Shingles

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Copper roofing has been the stalwart during my time in this industry. Over the years, I have seen many advancements as well as trends in residential metal roofing. I have seen increased market share as well as the development of more products specifically for homes. The thing that has been consistent, though, is that copper […]

Metal Roof Contract Consulting

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If you are considering signing a contract to have a metal roof installed on your home, let me put my years of metal roofing experience to use and provide you with real world advice that leads to a good metal roofing contract decision. I frequently answer metal roofing questions free of charge. Many times each […]

Home Shows

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Spring Home Show season is upon us and you may find yourself looking for a metal roof at one. I am hearing of record attendance at many shows. Contractors across the country are telling me that they have huge backlogs and are expecting 2013 to be a very active year with more and more homeowners […]

Tax Credit For Energy Efficient Roofing

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The federal tax credit for energy efficient roofing (reflective Energy Star-rated metal roofs) was renewed for 2013 as part of the Fiscal Cliff deal. Homeowners who choose the appropriate roofs are eligible for tax credits of 10% of the value of their roofing materials. This is a part of other energy efficiency tax credits, all […]

Mansard Roof Solutions

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Mansard roofs present very unique challenges to property owners and to contractors. Oftentimes a true architectural focus of the building, mansard roofs are near-vertical roofs that cover the top portion of a building. In many cases, a low slope roof covers the building above the mansard. I have found that metal shingles are often a […]

Fire Protection Provided By Metal Roofing

Filed under: Articles, Benefits of Metal Roofing

The summer of 2012 has seen a drought hold much of the United States. And, when hot and dry weather prevails, unfortunate wildfires will grab hold and spread, destroying everything in their paths. Well, almost everything. ABC News recently has done a couple of stories which have shown metal roofs providing fire protection. Metal roofing […]

Wind-Damaged Roofing Repair or Solution?

Filed under: Articles, Roof Repair

Wind and hail storms have damaged roofs in many areas of the country in recent weeks. This has left homeowners who felt that they had years of service left in their roofs frustrated as they face insurance claims and extensive repairs or replacement due to wind-damaged roofing. Furthermore, even if repairs are possible, the damages […]

Energy Efficient Roofing

Filed under: Articles, Benefits of Metal Roofing, Home Ventilation

Have you ever wondered what role your roof plays in the energy efficiency of your home? It may be much bigger than you thought! Transcript… Hi I’m Todd Miller of I enjoy using my 30 years of roofing industry experience to bring information to homeowners that helps them make wise decisions concerning roofing and […]

Roof Damaged By Hail?

Filed under: Articles, Roof Repair

Unfortunately, severe spring storms are upon us and those storms often include one of your roof’s worst enemies – hail. Hail storms damage countless roofs each year. It is not unusual in some very hail-prone areas for homeowners to have their roofs replaced several times within the same decade due to damage. And, adding insult […]

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