Consumer Education Articles

Metal Roofing:Mobile Home Owners Have Questions

September 30, 2020

Most contractors do not understand the installation and benefits of metal roofing for a mobile home. These good folks shared their challenges, and perhaps you’ve encountered the same. The ASK: We live in a mobile home. Today, we had two contractors tell us two different things regarding the installation of a metal roof on my… ( read more )

2 Homes: Different roofing problems with similar solutions

February 27, 2020

I want to share with you stories of two interesting homes I visited in late February to assess their roofing problems. Both are in Indiana, and both are situations where the homeowner and contractor are very concerned about mold and mildew inside the homes. They asked me to come and take a look, help triage… ( read more )

Tariffs: 5 Ways to Avoid Rising Costs on Consumer Products

August 27, 2019

As the leader of a 2nd generation “All American Made” USA manufacturer, I share my thoughts on how consumers can avoid tariff war worries. Tariffs are becoming a way of life and, realistically, there is no way for consumers to 100% avoid being impacted by them. Even many “Made in America” products incorporate offshore raw… ( read more )