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Metal Roofing Pros and Cons

January 18, 2018 | Filed under: Newsletter Articles,Research

metal roofing pros and cons

When Colonial America statesman Benjamin Franklin had to make a decision, he is said to have made two side-by-side lists. Each list was for the two sides of his decision (pros and cons). In his own words, here is how he worked that into his decision: “My way is to divide half a sheet of… ( read more )

A Christmas Message From Our President

December 13, 2017 | Filed under: Newsletter Articles

Christmas 2017

Even though it was over 19 years ago, I remember it like it was yesterday. And, every time I think about it, it sends a chill down my spine and brings tears to my eyes. Just a few minutes after our son was born, a nurse handed him to me – his very proud dad…. ( read more )

The Skilled Labor Shortage and Your Roof

November 15, 2017 | Filed under: Newsletter Articles

help wanted aign

Low unemployment rates. Help wanted signs just about everywhere you go. Things are going pretty well in many respects on the nation’s job scene these days. However, there is one thing looming that will have a serious impact on you when you re-roof your home: the shortage of skilled trades professionals. It is the lucky… ( read more )

Roof Weight: Discover What is Weighing You Down

October 10, 2017 | Filed under: Newsletter Articles

roof weight graphic

This year, we have been devoting our monthly newsletters to important roof-related subjects that impact your home. We have looked at Energy Efficiency, Ventilation, Contractor Selection, Warranties, and other matters. This month, we are addressing something of considerable substance: the weight of your home’s roof. How much do different roofing materials weigh? How does roof… ( read more )

Wind Resistance

October 6, 2017 | Filed under: Newsletter Articles

wind resistance, trees blowing in a storm

We have been consumed in recent weeks by news of hurricanes and tropical storms. Our thoughts and prayers extend to those who have been suffering in these horrific events. As a company, we are working on plans to support rebuilding efforts in the affected areas. Storms like these, tragic as they are, do teach us… ( read more )

Color: Getting It Right For Your Roof

August 13, 2017 | Filed under: Newsletter Articles

Roof Color

Here is some information on the most exciting portion of buying a new roof: choosing the color. Color can impact home value and energy efficiency. As you begin your roof investigation, you will quickly discover that not only are there many types of roofing available today, but each type comes in many colors. However, what… ( read more )