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Metal Roofing - Choosing a Roofing Contractor

Metal Roofing - Choosing a Roofing Contractor

Choosing the Right Roof ContractorThe biggest decision you’ll make while re-roofing your home is choosing a roofing contractor. This person will help you choose the right materials, assess the current state of your home and ensure your family is protected from rain, snow, hail, and leaks that bring rot and mold.So, how do you choose a roofing contractor that you can trust? Online searches and Yellow Pages references will produce dozens of companies in your area. Not to mention the national compa …
May 11th 2016 Katie Smith
Use Metal for a Modern Rustic Design

Use Metal for a Modern Rustic Design

How to Acheive Modern Rustic Design With MetalIn the past few years we’ve watched the design esthetic pendulum between the sleek, cool, sharp lines of Modern style and the cozy, comfy, woodsy feeling of Rustic. Most recently, that pendulum has stopped right in the middle. Those cold, modern lines are mixing with warm, earthy materials like natural wood and stone.The mix of natural wood and metal is a great example of Modern Rustic. This style trend, dubbed Modern Rustic or Rustic Industrial, …
Feb 5th 2016 Katie Smith
Does Metal Roofing Attract Lightning Strikes?

Does Metal Roofing Attract Lightning Strikes?

METAL MYTH #1: METAL ROOFS ATTRACT LIGHTNINGWhen you start talking to your friends and family about your new metal roof, inevitably someone will gasp and say, “Don’t you know that your metal roof attracts lightning!” They might tell you that, unless you’re trying to power the Delorean and you need your building to light up like the Clock Tower in Back to the Future, you should avoid a metal roof.Did the Clock Tower have a metal roof? Probably not. Source giphy.comTHE TRUTHFirst, we need a bas …
Jan 15th 2016 Katie Smith
Choosing When to Replace your Roof

Choosing When to Replace your Roof

Choosing When to Replace Your RoofDuring the recession many homeowners put off replacing older roofs. Now that people have a few extra dollars to put toward repairs and upgrades, those neglected roofs are starting to get much needed make overs. Have you been asking, "Should I replace my roof?"Roofing Contractor Magazine reported a “steady, measured increase” in roof replacement for 2014, and the 2015 State of the Industry survey projects even more growth this year. How can you be sure you ne …
Nov 15th 2015 Katie Smith