Research Articles

Proper Roof Installation for Maximum Roof Performance

November 25, 2019 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Consumer Education,Newsletter Articles,Research

Let’s take a look at the critical importance of proper installation of your home’s roof. One thing we often say is that we’d rather have a mediocre-quality product that has been properly installed over our heads than the world’s best roofing product that has been improperly installed! Installation is an Overriding Factor in Roof Performance… read more

Measuring the quality of roofing? Look at the warranties.

October 26, 2019 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Financial,Newsletter Articles,Research

Here’s another peek into the things that contractors often do not understand about metal roofing. In this article, we will look at the critical topic of Warranties. Builder Grade Products or The Real Deal In the construction industry, there have often been two general levels of building materials – “Builder-Grade” products and High-Quality products. Builder-Grade… read more

5 Ways to Avoid Worries About Tariffs: A Special Message from Todd Miller

September 15, 2019 | Filed under: Consumer Education,Featured Post,Research

As the leader of a 2nd generation “All American Made” USA manufacturer, I have some practical ideas on how consumers can avoid tariff war worries when it comes to buying a roof or other large purchases. I understand ways to avoid lightening your wallet with products impacted by tariffs. Todd’s Top 5 Ways Wise Consumers Can… read more

Learn How To Avoid Metal Roofing Rust

August 22, 2019 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Research

We have been looking in-depth at topics about metal roofing that we often find that even contractors do not fully understand. In this post,  we will talk about metal roofing rust and cut edge protection. For you, as a property owner, that boils down to “How can I ensure that my metal roof won’t rust?”… read more

Let’s Celebrate Rustic Shingle Like It’s 1959

July 14, 2019 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,News,Newsletter Articles,Research

You may remember the year 1959, or perhaps you’ve been influenced by some of what went on that year: Hawaii became a state, we were introduced to the first astronauts, Barbie™, and COBOL. It would be 4 years before we would learn to use a push-button telephone, 5 years before the Beatles came to America,… read more

Save the Environment and Your Wallet with Energy Efficiency

June 25, 2019 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Energy,Newsletter Articles,Research

Many homeowners choose metal roofs because they learn that these roofs can save the environment – and their wallets – through energy efficiency. That’s very true, but not all metal roof installations are the same in terms of energy efficiency. The level of energy efficiency achieved with metal roofing is dependent upon the knowledge of… read more