Research Articles

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

Keep up with Roofing Trends

January 26, 2021 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Financial Impact of Metal Roofing,Newsletter Articles,Research

We spend a great deal of time thinking about how we want to improve our homes and protect our investment in them. Of course, that comes with budgeting and planning—more thinking. Do your plans include or require a new roof? Whether building from the ground up, creating an addition, or replacing a roof, architects, contractors,… 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

Church Roof Replacement for a Mid-Century Modern Beauty

August 24, 2020 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Financial,Financial Impact of Metal Roofing,Research

It dawned on this California congregation that a church roof replacement was needed when sunlight started coming through their old one. It had been years since their current roof was replaced, and time had not been kind to it. The old cedar shake was cracking, breaking, and even falling off in some places, leaving room… read more