Research Articles

Why do you need 2 metal roof warranties?

December 13, 2021 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Newsletter Articles,Research

When you purchase a new roof, you should receive 2 warranties in writing.  The 1st: from the manufacturer covering the integrity of their product. The 2nd:  from the contractor covering the integrity of their workmanship.  Too often, contractors take advantage of homeowners and shift the focus to the manufacturer’s warranty. The manufacturer covers what they… read more

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

The Best Summer Roof is a Metal Roof

May 25, 2021 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Energy,Newsletter Articles,Research

When summer comes, so do the memories of childhood. Remember the heat from a boiling asphalt driveway? With bare feet, we quickly learned that you wouldn’t scorch your feet if you ran fast enough. Asphalt can’t change its nature when it comes to heat. Asphalt gets hot, and although the asphalt on that driveway isn’t… read more

Need a New Roof? Our Survival Guide for the 7%

February 18, 2021 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Newsletter Articles,Research

Are you one of the 7% of American households in need of a new roof? We understand that finding the right roof for your home and situation can be challenging. It may have been a decade or more since you’ve had to think about a roof, much less research your options. And then, you need… read more