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

Get Ready for Hurricanes and Ice Dams

September 20, 2018 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Newsletter Articles,Research,Wind Resistance

Depending upon where you live, there are two issues raising concerns for homeowners this fall when it comes to roofing: hurricanes and ice dams.   HURRICANES When ocean waters warm, we see things change a bit and get some warning of the severity of a coming hurricane season. In 2018, the construction industry took a… 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

New Metal Roof + Old House? Does this make sense?

June 17, 2018 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Financial Impact of Metal Roofing,Newsletter Articles,Research

Is it time to put a new roof on your old house? Let’s find out if a metal roof can help your home look and perform beautifully into the next lifetime. When you think of the phrase “old house,” a number of images may come to mind. It may be the old yet still elegant… 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