We understand how confusing roofing can be for homeowners. There are lots of new terms and components to understand, including underlayment. Since it isn’t something you do every day, learning that your new roof is a system of components working together for performance can be disconcerting. What the heck is standing seam underlayment, and why… read more
No matter the season, storms, water, and moisture can wreak havoc on your roof. Here are the stories of 2 homes with problems of water and moisture damage. Both can be remediated with proper ventilation, and the right metal roofing solution. Notes from the Field Our own Todd Miller loves to visit homes in need… read more
As winter has delivered its first storms, let’s take a look at ventilation. When you re-roof your home, it is the perfect time to make sure that your home’s attic ventilation is functioning properly. Let’s look at 3 reasons why good ventilation is a big deal.
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
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
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 serious… read more