A Homeowner’s Cheatsheet to Metal Roofing

By the mid-1800s, mass-produced steel began covering ordinary homes and barns. Today, the metal roofing market has soared in popularity and nearly quadrupled in the last 20 years.  More homeowners than ever before are tossing out the asphalt shingles and opting for a premium metal roof. It’s easy to see why. A metal roof will last 50 years or more, boost a home’s resale value, and is basically maintenance-free.  Metal roofing is one of the best ways to keep your home cool and dry for decades to come. Types of Metal Roofing There are [...]

By |2023-08-25T08:14:37-04:00August 3rd, 2021|Roofing|

10 Signs (and Solutions!) of a Metal Roof Repair

Your metal roof protects everything underneath it. Taking care of your roof means taking care of your walls, your foundation, your furniture, your electrical, your flooring, etc.  Most homeowners postpone a metal roof repair and replacement because of the cost and disruption involved. However, procrastinating, waiting, and ignoring small problems only creates bigger disruptions and higher costs later. Clear Signs Your Metal Roof Needs a Repair Most roof repairs start with a small sign that is often missed. A thorough roof inspection for any of these signs is the best place to start. We [...]

By |2023-07-13T13:28:40-04:00August 3rd, 2021|Roofing|

The Pros & Cons of 6 Types of Metal Roofing

Metal roofs are now one of the fastest-growing materials for roofing in both commercial and residential projects. The Metal Roofing Alliance estimated that 750,000 metal roofs were installed in 2015 and it’s only increased since then.   Many people across the country and right here in Fort Wayne, IN, are making the decision to invest in various types of metal roofing. Each of these metal roofs is durable, reliable, beautiful, and will likely last the rest of your life. But what type of metal roof is best for you and which metal roof systems will [...]

By |2023-08-10T12:53:07-04:00August 3rd, 2021|Roofing|

Metal Roof vs Asphalt Shingles: Comparing the Pros and Cons

Every home needs a roof. Whether you’re building a new home, or replacing the roof you already have, roofing materials are a big decision. The roof represents the single biggest investment in your home’s structure, and the most exposed plane. The roof has a huge responsibility, even more than exterior walls (and those are pretty darn important). The roof is under constant attack from sun, rain, wind, ice, and snow. Even more, damage to the roof almost always means damage to the inside of your home as well. Still, most homeowners don’t think twice [...]

By |2022-09-15T10:29:59-04:00October 5th, 2020|Roofing|
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