Research Articles

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

Under A Classic Metal Roof:There’s No Place Like Home

June 26, 2020 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Consumer Education,Research

What does a metal roof have to do with a classic phrase? In his book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, L. Frank Baum says something that has been quoted millions of times since: “There’s no place like home.” Few of us have difficulty picturing Dorothy in the movie clicking the heels of her ruby slippers… read more

What big things in roofing will impact homeowners?

February 24, 2020 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Energy,Environmentally Friendly,Featured Post,Financial,Homeowner Tips,Research

What a rapidly changing world we live in. We recently exhibited at the International Roofing Expo and this leading roofing show is so different from what it was just 10-15 years ago. We daresay that, if you took someone from 20 years ago and dropped them into this show today, they’d swear they are in… read more

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