Misc Articles

Buying A New Roof Video

January 19, 2012

I am starting a series of videos on how to buy a new roof. About 6% of US homes are re-roofed each year and for the most part homeowners go back to a roofing system that will eventually be yet another part of the 6%. If you’re interested in researching your way to a roofing… ( read more )

New Metal Roofing Website For Denver, Colorado

January 9, 2012

Homeowners interested in metal roofing can find many great websites for information. Colorado Metal Roofing, LLC has recently launched a new website where there are details on the company, the products they offer, and the benefits of steel roofing for Colorado homeowners. Owned by Steve Becker, Colorado Metal Roofing is a division of National Home… ( read more )

The Benefits of Metal Roofing

November 21, 2011

Classic Metal Roofing Systems has recently launched a brand new website showing their high quality (and beautiful!) metal roofing products. Part of their website includes a list of the great benefits offered to homeowners by metal roofing. If you’re interesting in knowing more about metal roofing for your home, this is a great place to… ( read more )

Is Increased Attic Ventilation Ever Not A Good Idea?

A few years ago, some folks had me come to their home to try to evaluate an odd ventilation issue they were having after their new roof was installed. They were suddenly getting condensation on the inside of their home’s exterior walls. This condensation was worst behind couches and other items that were located up… ( read more )

Battens or no Battens?

November 7, 2011

Greg from Florida recently sent me this question: Q: I am looking to have a metal roof installed over my existing single layer shingle roof. I have had several estimates from companies but the one difference I see is that some companies want to use purlins (battens) and others do not. Are there a advantages… ( read more )

On The Radio – WELW

August 13, 2011

I had the great pleasure of being a guest this morning on The Home Toolbox radio program on WELW out of northeastern Ohio. I greatly enjoy these opportunities to tell folks about the benefits of metal roofing. If you heard me on the program (or even if you didn’t) and you’d like to visit my… ( read more )