Newsletter Articles

The Skilled Labor Shortage and Your Roof

November 15, 2017 | By Todd Miller

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Low unemployment rates. Help wanted signs just about everywhere you go. Things are going pretty well in many respects on the nation’s job scene these days. However, there is one thing looming that will have a serious impact on you when you re-roof your home: the shortage of skilled trades professionals. It is the lucky… read more

Roof Weight: Discover What’s Weighing You Down

October 10, 2017 | By Todd Miller

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Here is  something of considerable substance: the weight of your home’s roof. How much do different roofing materials weigh? How does roof weight affect your home’s energy efficiency, value, and other things? Read on as we address those questions and more. Your Current Roof It’s important to understand your current roof system. Things you must… read more

Metal Roofing and Wind Resistance

October 6, 2017 | By Todd Miller

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The horrific hurricanes and tropical storms of 2017 impacted and displaced thousands of people. As a company, we worked with local contractors and agencies to support rebuilding efforts in the affected areas. Storms like these, tragic as they are, teach us about building science and help us to find better ways to make structures stronger… read more

Color: Getting It Right For Your Roof

August 13, 2017 | By Todd Miller

Roof Color

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

Roof Geometry

July 16, 2017 | By Todd Miller

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We continue to take a look at factors that affect roof performance by discussing roof geometry: how the shape of your roof impacts your roofing decisions. We will focus on 3 primary areas: Roof Pitch, Roof Design, and Features Of Your Roof. As you read, we encourage you to refer to our online Glossary of Roofing… read more

The Right Roof Can Pay You Back

June 18, 2017 | By Todd Miller

the right roof can pay you back

We hope that this finds you well and off to a fun start with your summer plans. We have been focusing this year on articles about the ways a roof impacts your home’s value and performance. For June, we are zeroing in on the ways in which a roof can pay you back over time…. read more