Consumer Education Articles

In the wake of disaster: a call for better housing

October 28, 2022 | Filed under: Consumer Education,Newsletter Articles,Research,Wind Resistance

Hurricane Ian ravaged Florida and the Southern U.S. on September 28, 2022. Many lost their lives, and thousands who were displaced returned to devastated homes and communities. Thankfully, we’ve seen people step up and provide humanitarian aid. Now, we need to band together and prepare for future disasters.  Ian caused billions of dollars of property… read more

Extreme Heat and Metal Roofing

August 26, 2022 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Consumer Education,Energy,Newsletter Articles,Research

Home heating and cooling have become crucial globally; solutions that work together to move towards an energy-efficient home are increasingly valuable. One change many homeowners should consider is switching out their existing roof for a metal roof. 

Old House: Metal Roof Replacement?

July 29, 2022 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Consumer Education,Financial,Newsletter Articles,Research

Several things might come to mind when you think of an old house. Maybe you picture an elegant Victorian in the historic part of town, a farmhouse in a windswept field, a quaint lakeside cottage, or a rustic log cabin amid tall pines. Whatever you think of, an old house is often a nostalgic reminder… read more

The best standing seam underlayment for your new roof

April 1, 2022 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Consumer Education,Research,Standing Seam

We understand how confusing roofing can be for homeowners. There are lots of new terms and components to understand, including underlayment. Since it isn’t something you do every day, learning that your new roof is a system of components working together for performance can be disconcerting. What the heck is standing seam underlayment, and why… read more

5 Ways a Metal Roof Saves Money

February 25, 2022 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Consumer Education,Energy,Financial,Newsletter Articles,Research

Yes, there is a roof that saves money. Here are just 5 ways an investment in quality pays you back while adding value to your home.  Eliminates roof replacement costs Works well with solar panel Reduces your energy costs Qualifies you for an insurance discount Reduces maintenance costs Replacement costs Metal roofing lasts longer than… read more

Busting Some Metal Roofing Myths

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