Research Articles

20 New Classic Metal Roofs for Santa’s Old Workshops

December 21, 2018 | Filed under: News,Research

Our metal roofing products were recently chosen to replace twenty roofs at Santa’s Workshop in North Pole, Colorado. This generations-old vacation spot is near Colorado Springs at the base of the highway that leads to the top of Pikes Peak. The environment there is punishing with frequent hail, wind, snow, and ice storms. As a… read more

The Financial Impact of Metal Roofing

November 21, 2018 | Filed under: Buying A New Roof Videos,Financial,Newsletter Articles,Research

If you’re like most of us, your home is your largest single investment. You have probably chosen your home with care because you love its style, its comfort, and its location. Perhaps your family has special needs or things you enjoy, and your house suits those well, too. Our homes become this mixture of emotions… read more

Energy: Saving and Harnessing It with Sustainable Home Improvement

July 10, 2018 | Filed under: Energy,Newsletter Articles,Research

As a part of the building products industry for nearly 40 years, we are seeing a rapid change right now regarding the direction of construction and remodeling in our country. Much of that change is focused on energy and sustainability. The focus on energy is on how to save or create energy in the future…. read more

Metal Roofing Pros and Cons

January 18, 2018 | Filed under: Newsletter Articles,Research

When Colonial America statesman Benjamin Franklin had to make a decision, he is said to have made two side-by-side lists. Each list was for the two sides of his decision (pros and cons). In his own words, here is how he worked that into his decision: “My way is to divide half a sheet of… read more

Roof Weight: Discover What’s Weighing You Down

October 10, 2017 | Filed under: Buying A New Roof Videos,Newsletter Articles,Research

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 | Filed under: Newsletter Articles,Research,Wind Resistance

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