Consumer Education Articles

7 Points to Look for in a Metal Roofing Supplier

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

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

10 Metal Roofing Questions Answered

October 27, 2023 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Consumer Education,Homeowner Tips,Research

Crunchy leaves, and cooler temperatures can slow things down in the fall season and give us time to think about nestling down our homes for the winter.   No matter where you live, fall is a great time to re-roof. As you think about protecting your home for the winter, you might have questions about… read more

Breathe Easier: Improve your Air Quality

September 5, 2023 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Consumer Education,Homeowner Tips,Newsletter Articles,Research

In July, hazy gray skies and thick smog plagued US cities as wildfires spewed smoke from Canada. At one point, New York had the worst air quality in the world, with an orange sky looming over millions of residents.  Throughout, medical professionals advised us to skip outdoor exercise and limit our exposure to smog. Even… read more

What can go wrong with a metal roof?

July 27, 2023 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Consumer Education,Newsletter Articles

Like any product, a metal roof has potential drawbacks: We’ve been manufacturing quality metal roofing systems since 1980. We’ve encountered projects with all sorts of existing problems and helped thousands of customers avoid roofing mistakes. Here, we’ll share some ways a metal roofing project can go wrong. 10 Ways a Metal Roof Can Go Wrong… read more

Your House and Fire Safety: Simple Tips for Success

June 26, 2023 | Filed under: Consumer Education,Newsletter Articles,Research

We’ve all heard in the news of an uptick in natural disasters, with earthquakes around the world and wildfires ravaging the West and other dry regions here in the US. While all Classic metal roofs are fire-resistant, we want to touch on several steps you can take to prepare for emergencies.  First, preparation doesn’t have… read more

5 Things Most People Don’t Know About Metal Roofing

May 16, 2023 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Consumer Education,Financial Impact of Metal Roofing,Newsletter Articles

When you hear the words ‘metal roofing,’ what comes to mind first?  Is it the sound of rain softly pitter-pattering on a roof, the sleek lines of standing seam roofing on a modern home, or maybe even a barn isolated out in the country? Whatever image comes to your mind, how familiar would you say… read more