What is the job of your roof? The roof is the part of the house that takes on the hardest of all jobs – protecting us from the elements. From wintry ice to summer sun, the roof must be able to cope with extreme conditions – often simultaneously. Most materials cannot withstand a range of […]
The life span expectations of your roofing is determined by a lot of different factors – the type of roof covering, quality of material used, and how the roof is subjected to harsh weather conditions. Along with consistent upkeep and typical weathering factors, a roof covering can last anywhere from around ten to one hundred […]
Metal roof panels. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Many people are choosing a metal roof over traditional roofs for many reasons. Metal Roofing Pros and Cons Although more expensive, metal roofs offer many benefits including a long life, a strong, sturdy, and durable roofing material choice, and fire protection. Metal roofs are non-combustible, which makes them the […]
The difference between a successful project and a failure, especially when it comes to home improvement, is the amount of planning that you put in to the project before you started the work. Proper planning can make even the most difficult jobs a snap, but you to have a game plan so you do not […]
According to the National Roofing Contractor’s Association the popularity of residential metal roofing has rocketed over the past decade. Is it that the corrugated tin barn look has come into style, or did pixies and elves with metal roof stocks skew the results? No. New types of durable, light weight, and fire resistant metal roofs that look great are now on the market. Once more often than not used for business and industrial buildings, metal roofs have found a new home…on houses.
Roofs are not made in the same way they were years ago when our homestead was built. Today, there are more types of roofing materials to choose from, and many homeowners are choosing a metal roof. Homeowners are finding there are more benefits to having metal roofs of their buildings, which is adding to their already gaining popularity.