Buying a New Roof Articles

Choosing: Our Visualizer Tool Helps You Try On a Metal Roof

March 30, 2017 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Research

It’s rare that any of us will make an investment grade decision without doing as much research as possible. One of the most important considerations: figuring out what your new roof will look like on your home. Will it fit in with the neighborhood? Will it help your property stand apart? Will it match your… read more

Understanding Your Roof Warranties:The Fine Print

March 29, 2017 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Research

Here’s a detailed explanation of roof warranties, including what to expect from your roof’s manufacturer and installer warranties. 2 Roof  Warranties When you purchase a new roof for your home, you should receive 2 warranties, and both should be in writing. One is from the manufacturer of the roofing material covering the integrity of their… read more

44 Questions to Ask Your Roofing Contractor

March 2, 2017 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Homeowner Tips,Research

Choosing a roofing contractor who will do a professional job is critical. Each year, the Better Business Bureau and other consumer agencies receive thousands of complaints about roofing contractors. Unfortunately, most states have few or no regulations regarding roofing contractors and installers, nor do they have building code requirements pertaining to roofing. This creates a… read more

How to Choose A Beautiful Metal Roof for Your Beautiful Home

September 21, 2016 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Research,Uncategorized

Choosing the right roof for your home can be a daunting task. Congratulations, if you’ve found your way to metal as the most versatile, sustainable, and protective roofing material available. But, now what? With so many options to choose from, we thought we would give you some insider information on how to choose the right,… read more

There’s a Fungus Among Us…Gloeocapsa magma

September 20, 2016 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Newsletter Articles,Research,Uncategorized

Gloeocapsa magma. Ever hear of it before? Perhaps you haven’t heard of it but we guarantee that you have seen it. Curious? Gloeocapsa magma is the algae that grows on composition shingles, causing unsightly streaks and stains. The amount of gloeocapsa magma on a rooftop is a common way in which people estimate the age… read more

Why Are Metal Roofs Increasing In Popularity?

June 27, 2016 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Newsletter Articles,Uncategorized

Metal roofing is documented to be increasing rapidly in popularity for its use on homes. So, why are more and more homeowners choosing metal roofs? Here a few of the reasons based upon our experiences working with thousands of homeowners from across North America. The reasons may surprise you. First of all, we see folks of… read more