roofing Articles

Hurricane Harvey Texas Coast Report: Roofing Material Performance

September 23, 2017

I visited Houston and Texas coastal areas shortly after Hurricane Harvey’s devestation in September, 2017. This eye-witness report on  roofing material performance in storm conditions can help homeowners in other areas prone to strong winds and rain prepare for the protection of their homes. I had the opportunity this week to visit the Texas gulf… ( read more )

Partial Roof Damage: Can a New Roof Be Installed in Stages or Sections?

September 15, 2017

From a homeowner in Texas who experienced only partial roof damage: Q. I read your post on metal over shingle and just had Hurricane Harvey further degrade my 2000 Comp roof on the west side of the house. Can I roof the West 1500 square foot with metal?  What would the top crown of a straight front composition… ( read more )

Today’s Metal Roofing? It Might Not Be What You Think

March 16, 2014

Metal roofing has a very long history in the USA as well as across the globe. Notre Dame, The Pantheon, Monticello, even the cap of the Washington Monument – all of these had some form of metal protecting them. But, while metal was originally costly and time-consuming, meaning it was used largely on various significant… ( 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 )

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 )

Energy Efficient Roofing

April 28, 2012

Have you ever wondered what role your roof plays in the energy efficiency of your home? It may be much bigger than you thought! Transcript… Hi I’m Todd Miller of I enjoy using my 30 years of roofing industry experience to bring information to homeowners that helps them make wise decisions concerning roofing and… ( read more )