Consumer Education Articles

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

Your Roof and Natural Disasters: How to Prepare and Repair

September 22, 2021 | Filed under: Consumer Education,Newsletter Articles,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,Newsletter Articles,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