Metal Roofing Articles

Wind-Damaged Roofing Repair or Solution?

July 4, 2012

Wind and hail storms have damaged roofs in many areas of the country in recent weeks. This has left homeowners who felt that they had years of service left in their roofs frustrated as they face insurance claims and extensive repairs or replacement due to wind-damaged roofing. Furthermore, even if repairs are possible, the damages… ( read more )

How To Buy A New Roof – Part 2 Video Released

January 20, 2012

The second in my series on how to buy a new roof has been released. This video focuses on helping the viewer assess their current roof situation. It is important to know some details of your roof before you begin investigating products or talking to contractors. This will help you make a wise product choice… ( read more )

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 )

Would A Metal Roof Work On My Home?

January 2, 2012

I often have homeowners ask me whether a metal roof would work on their home. Fact is, metal roofs can be a great addition to just about any home. The key considerations in making a decision, though, are what the homeowner’s goals are with a new roof and also what special considerations there may be… ( read more )

Metal Roofing: The Lifetime Solution

December 2, 2011

Rustic Shingle: The Lifetime Solution Classic Metal Roofing Systems recently released a “retro video”. This nearly 20-year-old video rings as true today as it did when it was new in regards to the lifetime benefits of metal roofing. Even though the company’s corporate name is now Isaiah Industries and their logo no longer looks like… ( 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 )