Roofing Help Podcasts Articles

What To Ask Your Contractor

October 5, 2009

What To Ask Your Contractor As you go through the process of selecting a metal roof for your home, you’re going to be spending a lot of time talking to your contractor. What are the types of things you should ask your contractor? I would make sure first of all, that they have experience with… ( read more )

Fire Safety

September 28, 2009

Todd Miller talks about fire safety and your roof. You’ll learn some interesting facts about how firemen must react to different types of roofs, and why a metal roof is a great choice.

Water Leaks

July 31, 2009

any roof system, no matter how well it may have been designed, no matter how well it was installed, has the potential to have a minor water leak. Luckily with a metal roof, it can be remedied pretty easily and quickly. Todd gives you some common things to look for if you have a water leak with your metal roof.

Energy Efficiency

July 17, 2009

Energy Efficiency One the things I often talk about is the Energy Efficiency of metal roofing. The biggest Energy Efficiency for metal roofing occurs during the summer. There’s a number of ways through which a metal roof keeps in attic naturally cooler. If you keep that attic cooler… you’re going to keep the home cooler…… ( read more )

Ventilation

June 17, 2009

Ventilation One of the common misperceptions out there about metal roofing is that it increases the need for ventilation in the home. That really is not true. However, is the need for ventilation in the home greater than it’s been in the past? Absolutely, and I’ll tell you why. The reason is – that homes… ( read more )

Energy Tax Credit

June 8, 2009

UPDATE… The 25C federal tax credit for reflective roofing is set to expire at the end of 2016. It appears unlikely that any actions will be taken by congress before the end of the year to continue it into 2017. Energy Tax Credit Right now is a great time to buy a metal roof. “Why?”… ( read more )