Category: Roofing

Tips for Spring Re-Roofing Project Success Start With Planning Ahead

With a hot U.S. housing market and still-favorable interest rates, the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) is predicting a heavier-than-usual demand for qualified metal roofing installers and contractors this season. For homeowners planning improvement projects this season, that means the time to swing into action is now. That’s especially true for metal roofing, which is booming… ( read more )

5 Basics About Metal Roofing

Metal roofs are only second to asphalt shingle roofs in terms of popularity, but the gap becomes narrower each year. According to the latest study by Dodge Data and Analytics, the market share of metal jumped from 11% in 2015 to 14% in 2016. The advantage of asphalt shingles over other materials is affordability. However,… ( read more )

Top Metal Roofing Color Trends for 2018: It’s Intense

Call it provocative, vivacious or bold: For homeowners, 2018 color trends for metal roofing are all about standing out from the crowd. With more color options available than any other roofing type, metal roofing color trends set the tone for the latest in homeowner style preferences. And this year, it’s no time to be subtle… ( read more )

Maintenance Tips to Maximize Your Metal Roof’s Life

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The beauty of having a metal roofing system is minimal maintenance. Compared to asphalt shingle roofs, those made from aluminum, zinc or copper can live up to seven times longer without needing as much attention. That said, an average metal roof will still need some special maintenance every now and then to retain its charm… ( read more )

The Drawbacks of Asphalt Shingles

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Choosing the perfect roofing material for your home can be a daunting task. It’s a significant investment, after all, and you’ll only have to replace the system at least once or twice in your lifetime. This is why you have to choose the one that will provide many years of protection and comfort. Among the… ( read more )