Metal Roofing 101 – All About Metal Roofing
It is our sincere hope that this information will help you learn about metal roofing, and assist you in researching a new roof for your home. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. We will be happy to help you, even if the solution does not include our products.
Residential metal roofing is one of the fastest growing segments of home improvement – more than quadrupling its market share over the past decade. The benefits offered by today’s metal roofs allow homeowners to upgrade their homes with products of lasting value. Learn about the benefits of a metal roof
Identifying the pros and cons of metal roofing for your specific application will, of course, include special challenges and considerations, unique to your home or building project. As a place to start, we invite you to use Benjamin Franklin’s famous Pros and Cons decision-making tool to help you choose your next roof. Here’s a list... ( read more )
Let’s take a look at a few reasons why a Classic Metal Roof the most environmentally friendly roof you can buy. Learn why metal roofing is environmentally friendly
Review a study presented by a homeowner in Indiana after his new energy-efficient cool metal roof was installed in early 2011. See a case study of energy savings
Metal Roofing: It All Starts with the Finish Investing in a metal roof can beautify your home, increase its value, reduce your environmental footprint, and provide a lifetime of protection. As you consider the important factors that go into your metal roofing decision, consider metal roofing finishes. “It all starts with the finish.” Don Miller’s... ( read more )
Metal is a safe and environmentally responsible choice for a fire resistant roof. Classic Metal Roofing Systems is the leader in producing fire safe roofing for residential applications. Learn more about Fire Resistant Roofs
Do metal roofs bring special ventilation needs or condensation concerns when installed on homes? The general answer is “no” but there is more than a simple answer. Learn more about Metal Roofing and Ventilation
On virtually any structure, nothing has more potential to enhance the total building energy efficiency than the roof. And nothing creates a better canvas for energy production than the roof. Learn more about Solar Energy and Metal Roofing.
Learn more about the various residential roofing alternatives available, and their pros and cons, including Asphalt, Fiberglass and Composition Shingles, Wood Shingles and Wood Shake, and Clay Tile and Concrete Tile. Learn the pros & cons of other roofing materials.
You’ve got questions, and we’ve got answers! See our responses to some of our most frequently asked questions. Get answers to frequently asked questions about metal roofing.
Metal roofing is available in many styles and colors, some you might not be aware of. View a photo gallery of residential homes with ‘wood shake’ style metal roofs, metal roofs that look like 'clay tile', standard ‘shingle’ style metal roofs, and traditional "standing seam" style roofing. See photo galleries of various metal roofing styles.
The terminology used when talking with a metal roofing contractor can be confusing. Our Metal Roof Glossary will help you understand the terms, and help you make intelligent decisions. Learn metal roofing terminology.
Here's everything you need to help you research getting a metal roof. It includes access to our informative Homeowners Guide To Roofing, our Roofing Needs Profiler to help identify if a metal roof is right for you, our Metal Roofing Visualizer so you can see your home with a metal roof, and a great resource to Ask An Expert about your specific roofing issue. Check out our Research Toolbox