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Why is a Metal Roof Better Than a Shingle Roof?

Many homeowners think choosing a new roof is easy. Most people are looking for a low cost, low maintenance option. You might think that automatically means choosing a shingle roof, BUT that is no longer the case. Now, with rising costs of petroleum (shingles are petroleum based) and supply chain issues in manufacturing, shingle roof prices have skyrocketed. This unexpected turn of events has left …

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A Brief History of Roofing in America

In the spirit of the 4th of July holiday, this post explores America’s history of roofing, and how the materials we use today came into popularity and style in our country. 1. What Kind of Roofing Materials Did the First Europeans in America Use? The first Europeans in America used predominately wood shingles, or ‘shake’ as we know it today. These shake roofs were easy …

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What’s So Great About a Metal Roof?

Many homeowners are looking into metal roofing for its price, but what really makes a metal roof great? Here are 3 reasons metal roofing is a great choice for your new roof. 1. Metal Roofs Are Durable Metal roofs are one of the most durable roofing options out there. A properly installed metal roof can last up to 100 years with proper maintenance. Many homeowners …

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A Brief History of Metal Roofing in America

Metal roofing is a highly popular choice for many homeowners today, because of its durability and energy efficiency, but did you know that metal roofing was also popular in early American history? Let’s review how and why the metal roofing industry took off in early America. 1. Who Came Up with the Metal Roof? Copper was the first metal used for roofing in many countries, …

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Green Building an Environmentally Friendly Roofing Option

Environmentally Friendly Roofing Options

Many environmentally conscious homeowners today are looking for green roofing options. Several of these options already exist and can be found all over the country. Here are a few green roofing materials you should consider when looking to installing a new roof for your home or business. 1. What is the Best Green Roofing Option? Metal is one of the best green roofing materials out …

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What To Expect From a Roofing Estimate

Preparing to reroof your home can be a daunting task. Receiving estimates for a new roof can be confusing and hard to understand if you don’t know what to look for. Here are 3 things you should expect from your roofing estimate. 1. When The Estimator Arrives When your roofing estimator arrives, they will begin by measuring your roof, the height, width, and pitch. Next, …

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What to Look For in a Roof When Buying a New Home

With so many people purchasing new homes in the past few years, it’s important to determine what condition a roof is in before you buy. A roof is one of the costliest, and more important home renovations, so be aware of this when you purchase a home. Here is some important information to find out about your roof before you buy your home. 1. Find …

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How to Hurricane-Proof Your Roof

With Florida’s hurricane season right around the corner, making sure your roof is storm ready is incredibly important. Here are some tips of how to hurricane-proof your roof and help you prepare your home for the rainy season. 1. Keep Up with Your Roof Maintenance. The first step in ensuring your roof is ready for hurricane season is to get a yearly maintenance check. Your …

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