Consumer Education Articles

Solar Panels: Make Your Own Power with the Right Roof

July 27, 2020 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Consumer Education,Energy,Environmentally Friendly

For many homeowners, solar panels offer opportunities to save money and make your own power. Roof Mounted Solar Panels   Roof-mounted solar panels are an excellent way to generate free power by taking advantage of space you aren’t using- the top of your home. Your roof is perfect for solar power generation: wide, smooth, and… read more

Under A Classic Metal Roof:There’s No Place Like Home

June 26, 2020 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Consumer Education,Research

What does a metal roof have to do with a classic phrase? In his book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, L. Frank Baum says something that has been quoted millions of times since: “There’s no place like home.” Few of us have difficulty picturing Dorothy in the movie clicking the heels of her ruby slippers… read more

Notes from the Field on 2 Roofs: The right metal roofing system solves their problems

March 13, 2020 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Consumer Education,Homeowner Tips,Newsletter Articles

No matter the season, storms, water, and moisture can wreak havoc on your roof.  Here are the stories of 2 homes with problems of water and moisture damage. Both can be remediated with proper ventilation, and the right metal roofing solution. Notes from the Field Our own Todd Miller loves to visit homes in need… read more

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

5 Ways to Avoid Worries About Tariffs: A Special Message from Todd Miller

September 15, 2019 | Filed under: Consumer Education,Featured Post,Research

As the leader of a 2nd generation “All American Made” USA manufacturer, I have some practical ideas on how consumers can avoid tariff war worries when it comes to buying a roof or other large purchases. I understand ways to avoid lightening your wallet with products impacted by tariffs. Todd’s Top 5 Ways Wise Consumers Can… read more