Are you a new business owner that recently purchased a building for serving customers? If you ended up having to replace the flat metal roof after the becoming the owner of the building, it is in your best interest to protect it from falling back into a bad condition in an untimely manner. If you don't pay enough attention to the roof, numerous things can happen that might require a large amount of money being invested in repairs.
29 April 2017
Even though a metal roof can last a long time without problems, occasionally you may be faced with an issue, problem or some form of damage. Because metal roofing is pretty simplistic in design and how it is installed, it is easy to assume that making general repairs should be easy even if you have no professional experience. However, roof repairs are almost always a little more complicated than they appear, even with metal roofs.
29 July 2016
It is an unfortunate fact that a roof has the potential to be a major source of energy efficiency for a home. Unfortunately, there are many homeowners that are not aware of the steps that can be taken to improve the performance of their home's roof. In particular, it can be common for individuals to overlook the benefits that can come from upgrading to a green roof. This relatively new style of roofing uses plants to help improve the energy efficiency of a roof.
3 July 2016
Dormers are architectural protrusions with windows that can add visual interest, additional square footage inside your home, and more natural light inside. Dormers come in varying sizes and shapes that can range from small accent dormers to large dormers that essentially form another story to your home. If you need to replace the roofing materials on your main roof, the dormers will need to figure into the consideration process. What are the important considerations when choosing roofing materials when your roof has dormers?
3 February 2016
Have you decided to install hipped dormers on your home to add more living space and natural light to the upper story? The angular, three-sided hipped roof gives these dormers an interesting appearance that can help the dormers better blend in with your main roof. Have you chosen a roofing material for the dormers yet? Believe it or not, the dormer roofs don't always have to perfectly match the main roof's material.
3 February 2016
Flat roofs are an alternative roofing style that provide a number of unique benefits to a structure, the least of which is an increase in outdoor living space. However, the main problem associated with flat roofs is drainage, as it is extremely easy for water and snow to pool on a flat surface. This can lead to water damage and mold and mildew growth, which can be serious problems for the building.
7 October 2015
If you take the attitude that any roof can protect your home from rain, then it really doesn't matter what type of roof you buy. In fact, you should feel free to buy whichever roof comes cheapest. The problem with this approach is that rain is only one of the threats that a roof must protect your home against. You also have to worry about snow, fire, and wind. If you want solid protection from whatever weather comes your way, then you want a metal roof.
2 September 2015