Buying a New Roof Articles

Proper Roof Installation for Maximum Roof Performance

November 25, 2019 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Consumer Education,Newsletter Articles,Research

Let’s take a look at the critical importance of proper installation of your home’s roof. One thing we often say is that we’d rather have a mediocre-quality product that has been properly installed over our heads than the world’s best roofing product that has been improperly installed! Installation is an Overriding Factor in Roof Performance… read more

Measuring the quality of roofing? Look at the warranties.

October 26, 2019 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Financial,Newsletter Articles,Research

Here’s another peek into the things that contractors often do not understand about metal roofing. In this article, we will look at the critical topic of Warranties. Builder Grade Products or The Real Deal In the construction industry, there have often been two general levels of building materials – “Builder-Grade” products and High-Quality products. Builder-Grade… read more

Learn How To Avoid Metal Roofing Rust

August 22, 2019 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Research

We have been looking in-depth at topics about metal roofing that we often find that even contractors do not fully understand. In this post,  we will talk about metal roofing rust and cut edge protection. For you, as a property owner, that boils down to “How can I ensure that my metal roof won’t rust?”… read more

Let’s Celebrate Rustic Shingle Like It’s 1959

July 14, 2019 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,News,Newsletter Articles,Research

You may remember the year 1959, or perhaps you’ve been influenced by some of what went on that year: Hawaii became a state, we were introduced to the first astronauts, Barbie™, and COBOL. It would be 4 years before we would learn to use a push-button telephone, 5 years before the Beatles came to America,… read more

Save the Environment and Your Wallet with Energy Efficiency

June 25, 2019 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Energy,Newsletter Articles,Research

Many homeowners choose metal roofs because they learn that these roofs can save the environment – and their wallets – through energy efficiency. That’s very true, but not all metal roof installations are the same in terms of energy efficiency. The level of energy efficiency achieved with metal roofing is dependent upon the knowledge of… read more

What You Need to Know about Metal Roofing & Condensation

June 11, 2019 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Newsletter Articles,Research

Many homes across the US have recently been damaged or destroyed by heavy and sometimes violent rains and floods. No matter where you live, your home requires protection from and the prevention of condensation. So, what does metal roofing have to do with condensation? Here’s an explanation. A properly installed metal roof, with a properly… read more