Homeowner Tips Articles

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

What big things in roofing will impact homeowners?

February 24, 2020 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Energy,Environmentally Friendly,Featured Post,Financial,Homeowner Tips,Research

What a rapidly changing world we live in. We recently exhibited at the International Roofing Expo and this leading roofing show is so different from what it was just 10-15 years ago. We daresay that, if you took someone from 20 years ago and dropped them into this show today, they’d swear they are in… read more

Metals and Finishes: 2 Critical Things Most Contractors Don’t Know About Metal Roofing

April 29, 2019 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Homeowner Tips,Newsletter Articles,Research

Here’s a special post from Todd Miller. I am starting a new series about 10 critical things that roofing contractors often don’t know about metal roofing. In my 35 years of answering questions from homeowners and contractors about metal roofing, these 10 things come up over, and over. Unfortunately, I often hear stories of homeowners… read more

Color: Getting It Right For Your Roof

August 13, 2017 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Homeowner Tips,Newsletter Articles

Here is some information on the most exciting portion of buying a new roof: choosing the color. Color can impact home value and energy efficiency. As you begin your roof investigation, you will quickly discover that not only are there many types of roofing available today, but each type comes in many colors. However, what… read more

44 Questions to Ask Your Roofing Contractor

March 2, 2017 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Homeowner Tips,Research

Choosing a roofing contractor who will do a professional job is critical. Each year, the Better Business Bureau and other consumer agencies receive thousands of complaints about roofing contractors. Unfortunately, most states have few or no regulations regarding roofing contractors and installers, nor do they have building code requirements pertaining to roofing. This creates a… read more

Roof Damage: Beware of Storm Chasers

February 24, 2017 | Filed under: Homeowner Tips,Uncategorized

Was your neighborhood recently hit by a bad storm that included severe winds or even hail? You may have roof damage…and chances are you will soon have many roofing contractors knocking on your door. Here is consumer-savvy advice on selecting a contractor to work on your roof. Roof Damage: Local Roofing Professionals vs “Storm Chasers” Chasing… read more