Roofing Installation Articles

Can Metal Be Installed Over Two Layers?

June 9, 2009

Dean wrote and asked me: Q: My cottage has one layer of shingles. But my detached garage has two layers. They are getting very old with mold growing on them and are curling in spots. Is it advisable to install metal shingles over the existing layers of asphalt singles? I responded: A: The low weight… ( read more )

Roof Protrusions – Chimneys, Skylights, and Pipes… Oh My!

May 27, 2009

Chimneys, Skylights, and Pipes I’d like to talk about one of the big things to think about when you’re contracting to have a new roof put on your home. Often times we think about the roofing material itself; what it looks like, how durable it’s going to be, how it’s going to blend with the… ( read more )

Metal Roofing Fasteners

April 30, 2009

Todd Miller helps you understand the different types of fasteners used in metal roofing products and gives you some things to watch out for.