In July, hazy gray skies and thick smog plagued US cities as wildfires spewed smoke from Canada. At one point, New York had the worst air quality in the world, with an orange sky looming over millions of residents. Throughout, medical professionals advised us to skip outdoor exercise and limit our exposure to smog. Even… read more
We wrapped up the past year with food and celebration, eager to see what the future brings. Every new year is full of promise, so we resolve to make the most of it. New Year’s Resolutions have been around since the 1800s. Of course, they’ve evolved through the years. These days, we resolve to finally… read more
Several things might come to mind when you think of an old house. Maybe you picture an elegant Victorian in the historic part of town, a farmhouse in a windswept field, a quaint lakeside cottage, or a rustic log cabin amid tall pines. Whatever you think of, an old house is often a nostalgic reminder… read more
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.