What Kind Of Roof Damage Is Covered By Insurance?

What Kind Of Roof Damage Is Covered By Insurance?

Your roof keeps you safe and protected from the various elements outside, but if it gets damaged, it may cause a headache for you. As a homeowner, it can get confusing trying to figure out the various ins and outs of the insurance world. So when it comes to roof...
Metal Roof Fire Rating: How To Protect Your Home

Metal Roof Fire Rating: How To Protect Your Home

Wildfires raged around the Pacific Northwest in recent months. Many homes or businesses were destroyed. Because of this, many people are more aware of the importance of fire safety considerations in their homes. Specifically, a metal roof fire rating. Fires can start...
Standing Seam Metal Roof Details

Standing Seam Metal Roof Details

If you are considering a roof replacement, a metal roof can be a great option. A standing seam metal roof is one of those options. Let’s look at a few standing seam metal roof details. These roofs have a defined seam that is extended vertically from the flat surface...
Moisture Barrier Under A Metal Roof

Moisture Barrier Under A Metal Roof

Living in the Pacific Northwest means getting used to plenty of wet, rainy days. Your roof plays a big part in keeping your home and your family dry and comfortable. With that in mind, you may be wondering about moisture barriers under a metal roof. If you are...
Installing A Metal Roof In Winter

Installing A Metal Roof In Winter

If you are considering a new roof for your home, it might not cross your mind that installing a metal roof in winter will work out just fine. Metal roofs can be installed year-round — yes, even during the colder months — without compromising quality. Is winter really...
Is Metal Roofing Energy-Efficient?

Is Metal Roofing Energy-Efficient?

There are lots of great reasons to install metal roofing. But one that tends to get overlooked is the energy-efficient capabilities of metal roofing. Is metal roofing energy-efficient? You bet it is. So first, the most common reasons why people invest in metal roofing...
Metal Roof vs. Shingles In Cold Climates

Metal Roof vs. Shingles In Cold Climates

When the cold weather hits, you will want a roof that is reliable. We thought it would be a good idea to go over metal roofs vs. shingles in cold climates to help our readers and customers get a handle on this important subject. The Pacific Northwest in the winter...
Ice buildup on metal roof

Ice buildup on metal roof

In the Pacific Northwest, we don’t get the kind of wintery weather that plagues the upper Midwest or the Northeast. Still, when the cold air comes blowing down the Columbia River Gorge or the snow starts falling in the coast range, things can get icy in a hurry. With...
Minimum pitch for corrugated metal roof

Minimum pitch for corrugated metal roof

For the most part, there are two types of roofs: pitched and flat. Used mostly for industrial, commercial, or manufacturing facilities, flat roofing choices aren’t as plentiful as pitched roofs. Made mostly of bitumen, rubber membranes, or even tar, these roofs have a...
How to make snow slide off a metal roof

How to make snow slide off a metal roof

The Columbia River Gorge, coastal ranges, and Cascade range all see snow and ice during the Winter season. Snow making its way to the ground in the greater Portland metro and other cities on the I-5 corridor is rarer. However, no matter where you live, heavy snowfall...