roof design Articles

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

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

Avoid Disappointment: How to Choose a New Roof

April 26, 2020 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Financial,Financial Impact of Metal Roofing,Homeowner Tips,Newsletter Articles

How to choose a new roof? That’s a great question. With the home improvement season growing ever longer into winter and arriving earlier every spring, buying and having a new roof installed can now be a near-year round endeavor in North America. The answer: invest time now to think about what you want and need… 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

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

Roof Geometry

July 16, 2017 | Filed under: Newsletter Articles

We continue to take a look at factors that affect roof performance by discussing roof geometry: how the shape of your roof impacts your roofing decisions. We will focus on 3 primary areas: Roof Pitch, Roof Design, and Features Of Your Roof. As you read, we encourage you to refer to our online Glossary of Roofing… read more