roofing contractor Articles

Save the Environment and Your Wallet with Energy Efficiency

June 25, 2019 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Energy,Newsletter Articles,Research

Many homeowners choose metal roofs because they learn that these roofs can save the environment – and their wallets – through energy efficiency. That’s very true, but not all metal roof installations are the same in terms of energy efficiency. The level of energy efficiency achieved with metal roofing is dependent upon the knowledge of… read more

What You Need to Know about Metal Roofing & Condensation

June 11, 2019 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Newsletter Articles,Research

Many homes across the US have recently been damaged or destroyed by heavy and sometimes violent rains and floods. No matter where you live, your home requires protection from and the prevention of condensation. So, what does metal roofing have to do with condensation? Here’s an explanation. A properly installed metal roof, with a properly… read more

Metals and Finishes: 2 Critical Things Most Contractors Don’t Know About Metal Roofing

April 29, 2019 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Homeowner Tips,Newsletter Articles,Research

Here’s a special post from Todd Miller. I am starting a new series about 10 critical things that roofing contractors often don’t know about metal roofing. In my 35 years of answering questions from homeowners and contractors about metal roofing, these 10 things come up over, and over. Unfortunately, I often hear stories of homeowners… read more

Pittsburgh Metal Roofing from Legacy Remodelers

April 30, 2018 | Filed under: Independent Dealer Spotlight

In Pittsburgh, metal roofing makes good sense for homeowners. The area’s unique terrain, crazy weather, and eclectic neighborhoods come together to make a very interesting and fun place to live. Those three things also work together to present challenges to protecting Pittsburgh homes and keeping them beautiful. Fortunately, Legacy Remodelers serves the residents of western… read more

Questions For Your Contractor: Roof Installation

March 18, 2017 | Filed under: Newsletter Articles

We hope that you are enjoying our series of e-newsletters on things that influence the performance and value of your home’s roof. In January, we looked at Ventilation and, last month, we discussed Energy Efficiency and Solar Collection. This month, we want to address how important proper installation is to your home’s roof. We will… read more

44 Questions to Ask Your Roofing Contractor

March 2, 2017 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Homeowner Tips,Research

Choosing a roofing contractor who will do a professional job is critical. Each year, the Better Business Bureau and other consumer agencies receive thousands of complaints about roofing contractors. Unfortunately, most states have few or no regulations regarding roofing contractors and installers, nor do they have building code requirements pertaining to roofing. This creates a… read more