Category: Education

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 )

4 Factors That Affect Metal Roof Costs

The cost of a metal roof is influenced by several factors. Your understanding of these factors can help you decide whether to get an “entry-level” or an “investment grade” residential metal roofing system. Today, Classic Metal Roofs, LLC, your local metal roof company, discusses four of them below. Type of Metal Steel, aluminum, copper, and… ( read more )

Considering a Metal Shingle Roof?

Consider Essential Criteria Whenever anyone is making a decision on what kind of roof to purchase for their home, I always encourage them to establish their Criteria. What are the “must-haves” for them when it comes to a new roof? As part of that, I guide them through a discussion that looks at things that… ( read more )

What you don’t know about metal roofs will definitely hurt you

what you don't know about metal roofs will hurt you

What you don’t know can definitely hurt you when it comes to metal roofing.  Metal roofs are fast becoming a popular choice of homeowners here in MA, RI, CT, and NH. No doubt about it. In 1999, the residential market for metal was about 3% of roofs installed. Today that number is around 16%. That… ( read more )

Sound is No Problem With Metal Roofing

Sound Transmission Performance of Metal Roofs is Music to Homeowners’ Ears April showers may bring spring flowers, but with the rainy season right around the corner, the question that often crops up this time of year is if metal roofs are any noisier than other types of roofs.  Sound transmission is no problem with metal… ( read more )