Buying a New Roof Articles

Why do you need 2 metal roof warranties?

December 13, 2021 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Newsletter Articles,Research

When you purchase a new roof, you should receive 2 warranties in writing.  The 1st: from the manufacturer covering the integrity of their product. The 2nd:  from the contractor covering the integrity of their workmanship.  Too often, contractors take advantage of homeowners and shift the focus to the manufacturer’s warranty. The manufacturer covers what they… read more

Winter Roof Installation

November 23, 2021 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Homeowner Tips

Can you Install a Roof in the Winter? Yes, you can install a metal roof in the winter, but you probably shouldn’t install an asphalt one. Asphalt needs higher ambient temperatures for the adhesive to bond and the shingles to stay attached to the deck. When the air gets cold, shingles become rigid, require more… read more

Busting Some Metal Roofing Myths

October 27, 2021 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Consumer Education,Research

Matt Risinger, prominent Austin, TX builder and YouTuber, recently created a video addressing several commonly held myths about metal roofing. While we’ve spoken to some of these myths before, Matt’s experience gives him some great insight into the ins and outs of metal roofing. If you don’t have time to watch (we highly recommend you do), here… read more

What Makes the Roof: Installation

August 29, 2021 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Consumer Education,Research

If you decide on a metal roof for your home, what do you think matters most? Of course, the material, color, and style all make a difference, but the installation will make or break a roof.  “I’d rather have a well-installed roof with mediocre materials than a poorly-installed roof with great materials.”  – Todd Miller,… read more

Metal is the Green Roofing Option

June 9, 2021 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Environmentally Friendly,Newsletter Articles

If you’ve seen fields of wind turbines, passed a Tesla on the road, or noticed solar panels on someone’s home, then you know how prevalent “green” technology is today. As environmentally-friendly tech becomes more readily available to the public, more people are adopting it in their lives. For example, electric cars are becoming popular and… read more

The Best Summer Roof is a Metal Roof

May 25, 2021 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Energy,Newsletter Articles,Research

When summer comes, so do the memories of childhood. Remember the heat from a boiling asphalt driveway? With bare feet, we quickly learned that you wouldn’t scorch your feet if you ran fast enough. Asphalt can’t change its nature when it comes to heat. Asphalt gets hot, and although the asphalt on that driveway isn’t… read more