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Curb Appeal is an Investment That Pays Off

Great Curb Appeal Pays Off, No Matter What the Real Estate Market When it comes to residential real estate values, curb appeal is a hot topic.  This always gets a lot of attention—and for good reason. Experts agree that making a great first impression is an investment that pays off.  This can especially add value… ( read more )

Metal Shingle Roof, The Right Choice!

Oxford Slate shingle close up

Thinking about a Metal Shingle Roof? There are two common characteristics amongst homeowners who choose quality metal roofs for their homes: They no longer love their roof. They have grown weary of the short lives and ordinary looks of asphalt shingles.  Furthermore, they do not like that the granules wear away off of their biggest… ( read more )

Why Is a Metal Roofing Underlayment Important?

While the underlayment of your metal roofing system is not visible, it helps protect your home from water damage. There are typically two underlayments used when metal roofing is installed on a home.  Whether you have standing seam or metal shingle metal roofing, having the right underlayment will prevent moisture from damaging your deck and… ( read more )

Metal Roofing Popularity Soars in 2020

Metal Roofing Popularity Soars as Homeowners Seek Greater Long-Term Value The first of 2020 is coming to a close.  All signs indicate that metal roofing is going to be as popular as ever with homeowners this year. The Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) is the industry’s leading nonprofit trade association group. They report that metal roofing… ( read more )

Is Your Roof Leaking or is it Condensation?

Sometimes it is difficult to tell whether a roof is actually leaking from the outside in, or if the underside of the roof in the attic space is wet simply from condensation. What is condensation? It is water that collects as droplets on a cold surface when humid air is in contact with it. Take… ( read more )