Roofing Contractor Articles

Metal Roof Installation and Roof Performance

November 11, 2019

Installation is an Overriding Factor in Roof Performance When it comes to the successful performance of a roofing system, proper installation is more important than anything else. But, when it comes to buying a metal roof, proper installation can be the hardest thing to find. Horror stories about improperly-installed metal roofs and disappointed customers abound… ( read more )

10 Critical Questions:Your Roof or Other Home Improvement Warranties

September 25, 2019

Here’s a BIG question for consumers working on home improvement warranties and others related to renovation, or building projects: Can the right product warranty ensure the right quality? I think strong product and installation warranties do help inform consumers about a product’s quality. A strong and authentic warranty enables you to gain confidence in your… ( read more )

Are All Metal Roofs Created Equal? 8 Factors that Determine Quality

July 5, 2019

  Something is weighing heavily on me these days. It’s the lack of education and depth of knowledge of many, if not most, roofing contractors. I had a contractor send me an email recently and, while I am paraphrasing a bit, here’s what he asked me: “All of this talk you make about different types… ( read more )

How Do You Find a Roofing Contractor Who Knows What They Are Doing?

May 3, 2018

Thinking of a metal roof for your home? The big question is how do you find a roofing contractor who knows what they’re doing? Beyond getting a list of contractors, how do you select the best contractor? Metal roofing is still very much a specialty product. Like anything, if it’s not properly installed, you will… ( read more )

Does Your Roofing Contractor Do These 9 Things?

April 5, 2018

There are few things in life we can do that can either go fabulously well or miserably wrong. Most things land someplace in the middle. One of those things that can be great or horrible is hiring a contractor. Use this simple list to help you choose a roofing contractor that has your best interests… ( read more )

Home Shows

March 10, 2013

Spring Home Show season is upon us and you may find yourself looking for a metal roof at one. I am hearing of record attendance at many shows. Contractors across the country are telling me that they have huge backlogs and are expecting 2013 to be a very active year with more and more homeowners… ( read more )