home improvement Articles

Country Manor Shake Ramps Up a Home Remodel

June 28, 2024 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Research

A few years ago, Seattle homeowners Matthew and Lenora were faithfully restoring their older Cape Cod. Passed down from a family member, it was a little worse for wear.  The home originally had a wood shake roof that complemented the distinctive hip-and-valley style. Unfortunately, wooden shakes are a poor match for the rainy Pacific Northwest…. read more

Anodized Aluminum Roofing = Innovation

April 27, 2024 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Classic Finishes,Environmentally Friendly,Metal Shingles,Research,Standing Seam

At Classic Metal Roofing, we’re proud to be at the forefront of metal roofing. We were one of the first to use heat-reflective coatings on our products, saving you money on energy bills. We also pioneered a custom coating system, allowing a nearly unlimited color palette to fit your project and style. The next innovation:… read more

Revolutionize Reroofing with a Metal Roof

January 29, 2024 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Consumer Education,Newsletter Articles,Research

Rather than jumping into a difficult housing market, many homeowners choose to stay in their current homes and invest in renovations and remodeling, addressing old issues and completing long-standing projects. Now can be the perfect time to tackle that kitchen remodel or replace that roof you’ve been putting off. Investing in a new roof can… read more

Your House and Fire Safety: Simple Tips for Success

June 26, 2023 | Filed under: Consumer Education,Newsletter Articles,Research

We’ve all heard in the news of an uptick in natural disasters, with earthquakes around the world and wildfires ravaging the West and other dry regions here in the US. While all Classic metal roofs are fire-resistant, we want to touch on several steps you can take to prepare for emergencies.  First, preparation doesn’t have… read more

5 Things Most People Don’t Know About Metal Roofing

May 16, 2023 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Consumer Education,Financial Impact of Metal Roofing,Newsletter Articles

When you hear the words ‘metal roofing,’ what comes to mind first?  Is it the sound of rain softly pitter-pattering on a roof, the sleek lines of standing seam roofing on a modern home, or maybe even a barn isolated out in the country? Whatever image comes to your mind, how familiar would you say… read more

Love Your Roof

February 14, 2023 | Filed under: Consumer Education,Homeowner Tips,Newsletter Articles

Wondering how to actually love your roof? Take time to ensure your roof is in great shape, performs well in your climate, and will protect you and yours for years to come. If you live in a colder area, check for any damage caused by snow and ice. Ice dams are a risk to you,… read more