roof replacement Articles

A new way to make a roofing decision

May 23, 2022 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Newsletter Articles,Research

Whenever it’s time to re-roof, It’s decision time. Choosing a new roof for your home can be tough. It’s not a decision you need to make often.  There are many ways to choose a roof. We’ve discussed picking a color, listing pros and cons, and even why metal roofing might not be right for you in past articles.  Before… read more

5 Ways a Metal Roof Saves Money

February 25, 2022 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Consumer Education,Energy,Financial,Newsletter Articles,Research

Yes, there is a roof that saves money. Here are just 5 ways an investment in quality pays you back while adding value to your home.  Eliminates roof replacement costs Works well with solar panel Reduces your energy costs Qualifies you for an insurance discount May entitle you to a  tax credit Replacement costs Metal… read more

Why do you need 2 metal roof warranties?

December 13, 2021 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Newsletter Articles,Research

When you purchase a new roof, you should receive 2 warranties in writing.  The 1st: from the manufacturer covering the integrity of their product. The 2nd:  from the contractor covering the integrity of their workmanship.  Too often, contractors take advantage of homeowners and shift the focus to the manufacturer’s warranty. The manufacturer covers what they… read more

Winter Roof Installation

November 23, 2021 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Homeowner Tips,Newsletter Articles

Can you Install a Roof in the Winter? Yes, you can install a metal roof in the winter, but you probably shouldn’t install an asphalt one. Asphalt needs higher ambient temperatures for the adhesive to bond and the shingles to stay attached to the deck. When the air gets cold, shingles become rigid, require more… read more

Busting Some Metal Roofing Myths

October 27, 2021 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Consumer Education,Newsletter Articles,Research

Matt Risinger, prominent Austin, TX builder and YouTuber, recently created a video addressing several commonly held myths about metal roofing. While we’ve spoken to some of these myths before, Matt’s experience gives him some great insight into the ins and outs of metal roofing. If you don’t have time to watch (we highly recommend you do), here… read more

Your Roof and Natural Disasters: How to Prepare and Repair

September 22, 2021 | Filed under: Consumer Education,Newsletter Articles,Research,Wind Resistance

As Hurricane Ida ravaged the Southeastern United States and moved north, many homeowners evacuated. Flooding, high winds, and pouring rain caused millions of dollars in property damage and displaced thousands of people from their homes. The Northeast experienced torrential rains and flooding, with sadly no time for evacuation. Louisiana suffered, again, with many parishes without… read more