Category: Metal Roofing

Cool Metal Roofing – A Hot Idea

Driven to reduce energy costs and make long-term improvements to their homes, more homeowners than ever are installing durable and environmentally friendly metal roofing systems. According to new statistics from McGraw-Hill Construction Research and Analytics®, the number of homes with metal roofs has more than tripled over the past decade, moving metal from 3% of… ( read more )

Maintenance Will Prolong Life of a Roof

Roofs play a key role in protecting you and the interior of your home from outside weather conditions, primarily moisture. Roofs also provide protection from the sun. In fact, if designed correctly, roof overhangs can protect the building’s exterior walls from moisture and sun. Most roofs last many years if properly installed and maintained. Maintenance… ( read more )

Metal Roofs Look Better than Ever

The term “metal roof” can conjure up images of dull, flimsy corrugated sheet metal rusting away on top of an old dilapidated house. But times – and metal roofs – are changing. “Metal roofs have been around for years, but over the last few years they’ve really evolved,” says Angie Hicks, founder of the consumer… ( read more )

Metal Roof Pros and Cons

Metal roofs have been around for many years, but they have evolved. Angie’s List, a leading national provider of consumer reviews, polled some highly rated (according to Angie’s List) roofing contractors about the pros and cons of metal roofing. They follow that up with a list of tips for hiring a metal roofing company. http://www.ksat.com/news/28780234/detail.html

Covered Bridges to Trade Cedar-shingle Roofs for Metal Tops

Some covered bridges in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania are going to take on a new look. Well, not a totally new look, but one from a different time in their histories. Plans are to replace the cedar-shingle roofs for six county-owned covered bridges with metal roofs. http://lancasteronline.com/article/local/420441_Rehabs-will-put-new-roofs-on-area-covered-bridges.html