Consumer Education Articles

Busting Some Metal Roofing Myths

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

Your Roof and Natural Disasters: How to Prepare and Repair

September 22, 2021 | Filed under: Consumer Education,Research,Wind Resistance

As Hurricane Ida ravaged the Southeastern United States and moved north, many homeowners evacuated. Flooding, high winds, and pouring rain caused millions of dollars in property damage and displaced thousands of people from their homes. The Northeast experienced torrential rains and flooding, with sadly no time for evacuation. Louisiana suffered, again, with many parishes without… read more

What Makes the Roof: Installation

August 29, 2021 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Consumer Education,Research

If you decide on a metal roof for your home, what do you think matters most? Of course, the material, color, and style all make a difference, but the installation will make or break a roof.  “I’d rather have a well-installed roof with mediocre materials than a poorly-installed roof with great materials.”  – Todd Miller,… read more

What are you searching? Six more answers to metal roofing questions.

September 20, 2020 | Filed under: Consumer Education,Newsletter Articles,Research

We’re back with answers to questions you search on Google about metal roofing. In our last post, we covered five questions you have. Here we answer six more metal roofing questions that homeowners commonly Google. We love helping homeowners learn about roofing by sharing our knowledge and combined 250+ years of experience in the metal… read more

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