If you live in a part of the country where winter storms roll through during the first couple of months of the year, winterizing your house should be a priority. Winterizing your home isn’t as difficult or expensive as you might think. You can hire a professional to help, or you can use this checklist […]
Do You Need Heavy Gauge Metal Roofing?
When you choose metal roofing for your project, you need to decide which gauge (thickness) you need, from the thinnest 29-gauge to heavy duty 22-gauge. Heavy gauge metal roofing is stronger, thicker, and more expensive, while the thinner gauges are more cost effective in certain applications. So, which gauge do you need? Here are some […]
3 Metal Roof Myths You Should Stop Believing
You probably know that metal roofing lasts longer than standard asphalt shingles, and you might even know that metal roofs are energy efficient, environmentally friendly, and fire resistant. Despite all that, there are still some persistent metal roofing myths that should be addressed. Myth 1: Metal Roofing Disrupts Cell Phone Signal Think about all the […]
Can a Metal Roof Go Over Shingles?
If you have a shingle roof now and are considering upgrading to a metal roof, you might think the easiest thing to do is just to put the metal roof overtop your old shingles. For some installers, this is standard operating procedure. Others recommend tearing off the old roof and installing a the new metal […]
How To Inspect Your Roof Without a Ladder
When was the last time you inspected your roof? If you’re like most people, it’s probably been awhile. Don’t wait until you start seeing water damage and leaks to check the condition of your roof. Inspect your roof twice each year, once in the fall and once in the spring, and take an extra look […]