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