Roofing Help Articles

Rust: Steel Roofing Can Be Protected

August 7, 2019

Steel roofing can offer certain desirable attributes for some homes, and often at a lower price point. But how do you keep a ferrous metal like steel from rusting? 1. Protect cut edges 2. Buy the right quality of steel 3. Ensure that a steel roof is right for your environment Cut Edge Protection for… ( read more )

Exposed Fasteners: Leaking or Condensation?

May 20, 2017

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… ( read more )

#37 – Fasteners and Metal Roofing

May 3, 2017

When investigating a metal roof for your home, you’re likely to hear about exposed fasteners and 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 fastening… ( read more )

Metal Roofing Videos from Roofing Expert Todd Miller

November 2, 2015

I am pleased to announce a new series of metal roofing videos.  We call it “Metal Roofing Videos 101” and the series currently includes discussion of the primary benefits of residential metal roofing. Additional videos are currently in production to also discuss Metal Roofing Frequently Asked Questions. So please, check back often for new topics…. ( read more )

Metal Roofing Prices

September 28, 2013

If you’re researching a metal roof for your home, at some point you’re bound to wonder the obvious question about what the prices of these products are. Yet, if you search for “Metal Roofing Prices,” you get very little information that is helpful. It may all even begin to feel like a sham or a… ( read more )

Buying A New Roof Part 10 — Having Your Roof Installed

August 14, 2013

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.