Buying a New Roof Articles

Country Manor Shake Ramps Up a Home Remodel

June 28, 2024 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Research

A few years ago, Seattle homeowners Matthew and Lenora were faithfully restoring their older Cape Cod. Passed down from a family member, it was a little worse for wear.  The home originally had a wood shake roof that complemented the distinctive hip-and-valley style. Unfortunately, wooden shakes are a poor match for the rainy Pacific Northwest…. read more

Anodized Aluminum Roofing = Innovation

April 27, 2024 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Classic Finishes,Environmentally Friendly,Metal Shingles,Research,Standing Seam

At Classic Metal Roofing, we’re proud to be at the forefront of metal roofing. We were one of the first to use heat-reflective coatings on our products, saving you money on energy bills. We also pioneered a custom coating system, allowing a nearly unlimited color palette to fit your project and style. The next innovation:… read more

Your Roof: Solar Power?

March 22, 2024 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Energy,Environmentally Friendly,Newsletter Articles

In today’s world, energy efficiency is more important than ever. With rising energy costs and bills, many homeowners are looking for ways to cut down their usage and save themselves some money in the process. Because your home’s roof takes up much of the exterior surface area, the standard asphalt shingle roof traps heat and… read more

Classic Metal Roofing Performance

February 27, 2024 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Newsletter Articles,Research

Many homeowners think of metal roofing as typical for stores, commercial buildings, or even barns, but imagining it for your home is different. Metal is a growing part of the residential market in the US, up to 18% last year. As technology improves and needs change, many people have found the durability and longevity of… read more

Revolutionize Reroofing with a Metal Roof

January 29, 2024 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Consumer Education,Newsletter Articles,Research

Rather than jumping into a difficult housing market, many homeowners choose to stay in their current homes and invest in renovations and remodeling, addressing old issues and completing long-standing projects. Now can be the perfect time to tackle that kitchen remodel or replace that roof you’ve been putting off. Investing in a new roof can… read more

7 Points to Look for in a Metal Roofing Supplier

December 22, 2023 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Consumer Education,Newsletter Articles

Finding and choosing the right metal roofing supplier is no easy task, with dozens of options, products, materials, and styles. If you plan on searching for a new roof, please consider these criteria as you decide. The biggest distinction is between vertical seam metal roofing (standing seam) and modular metal shingles. Between the vertical seam… read more