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Exposed Fasteners: Leaking or Condensation?

Filed under: Metal Roofing, Roof Repair, Roofing Answers, Roofing Help, Roofing Installation

I am not a huge fan of exposed fasteners for roofs on residential applications. Probably 80% of the questions I receive about problems with metal roofs pertain to these types of panels. That said, I am happy to help when I can. I recently received the following question from Jane: Q. I noticed my inside […]


#37 – Fasteners and Metal Roofing

Filed under: Metal Roofing 101 Series, Roofing Help, Roofing Help Videos

When investigating a metal roof for your home, you’re likely to hear about exposed fasteners or concealed fasteners. The terms are self-explanatory but which is better? Some metal roofs are designed so that all of the screw heads are exposed. They are visible and exposed to the weather. Other products are designed with concealed fasteners […]


Buying A New Roof Part 10 — Having Your Roof Installed

Filed under: Buying A New Roof series, Roofing Help, Roofing Help Videos

Even though the installation work for your new roof has started, you’re not done yet. In this video, Todd provides advice for how to make sure that the installation goes smoothly and leads to a successful roofing project.


Buying A New Roof Part 9 — Understanding Roof Warranties

Filed under: Buying A New Roof series, Roofing Help, Roofing Help Videos

Todd shares “inside information” on critical aspects of understanding the warranties you will receive with your new roof.


Buying A New Roof Part 8 – Choosing A Contractor And Signing The Contract

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Several important steps in your final selection of a contractor, as well as the things that should be in your contract, are discussed in this video


Buying A New Roof Part 7 – Finding A Roofing Contractor

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Proper installation is key to a successful roofing project. In this video, Ask Todd Miller explains key steps for finding the right roofing contractor for your project. Part 8 will continue this topic with extra emphasis on the actual contract you will sign.


Buying A New Roof Part 6 – Types Of Metal Roofs

Filed under: Buying A New Roof series, Roofing Help, Roofing Help Videos

In this video, Todd discusses metal roofing options available to homeowners in terms of product design, metals, and coatings. Modular and vertical seam panels are discussed as well as steel, aluminum, copper, and zinc. Todd also explains the coatings used on metal roofs as well as the fastening methods. If you’re considering a metal roof, […]


Buying A New Roof Part 5 – Choosing A Roofing Product

Filed under: Buying A New Roof series, Roofing Help, Roofing Help Videos

The cost to re-roof your home doubles about every ten years. Choosing a roofing product that meets the needs of you and your home is critical. In this video, you’ll get inside information on the roofing industry and how you can select the right product.


Buying A New Roof Part 4.2 – Ventilation

Filed under: Buying A New Roof series, Home Ventilation, Roofing Help, Roofing Help Videos

Todd provides more details on ventilation including special circumstances surrounding cathedral ceilings and cold roofs.


Buying A New Roof Part 4.1 – Ventilation

Filed under: Buying A New Roof series, Home Ventilation, Roofing Help, Roofing Help Videos

Re-roofing your home is the time to also consider your ventilation needs. As we make our homes more weathertight, they often need more ventilation. Todd shares insider knowledge on how to address the ventilation needs of your home.