2 Common Myths About Metal Roofs

For many homeowners, metal roofs represent a relatively new option when it comes to roofing their home. That fact has led to the proliferation of a handful of erroneous myths regarding metal roofs. If you are considering reroofing your home, and would like to get your facts straight regarding metal roofs, read on. This article will debunk two of the most common myths floating around today. Myth: Metal roofs are more susceptible to lighting strikes. Read More 

Special Considerations When Choosing Roofing Materials For Alexander Houses

Alexander houses were originally limited-run tract houses put up in California between the late 1950s and early 1960s. But the architectural blend of form, function, and nature drew imitators and similar styles spread across the country. Defining features of the Alexander home include large windows free of ornamentation, open breezeways, wood or masonry siding, and decorative cutouts on some accent walls both inside and outside the home. The Alexander came with one of three possible roof types: flat, slanted saltbox, or angular butterfly. Read More 

2 Roofing Materials For Replacing Your Roof

One of the most essential components for any home is the roof. This will ensure your home stays dry and will be consistently protected from the weather elements at all times. The roofing material you use on your property will dictate how long it will last and the price you have to pay for it. It's ideal to know some of the various types of materials you should consider when you're faced with the need to put a new roof on your home. Read More 

Felt vs. Synthetic: Which Roofing Underlayment Should You Use?

If you are like most homeowners, you probably have no idea what roofing underlayment is. If you've decided to have a new roof installed on your home, you will also need to decide what kind of underlayment you want installed with it. Naturally, it is going to help to learn what exactly underlayment is and what options you have to help you make this decision. What Is Roofing Underlayment? Roofing underlayment is a layer of protection between the top of your roof and your home. Read More 

Asphalt Shingles Vs. A Metal Roof

When you are choosing a new roofing material for your home, you need to weigh your options carefully. To save money, you might be tempted to choose the roofing material that comes with the lowest initial costs, but you also need to look at which material will allow you to save the most money down the road. For example, asphalt roofing might look promising initially, but you will likely get a better value from metal roofing in the long run. Read More