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...
Traditional Roof vs. Metal Roof Installation

Traditional Roof vs. Metal Roof Installation

From clay tiles to thatched roofs to composite shingles, “traditional” roofing has changed over the past several centuries. A few decades ago, driving through a neighborhood meant seeing home after home with 3-tab shingles. The material was inexpensive, could be made...
Advantages of Metal Roofing Services

Advantages of Metal Roofing Services

As improvements are made in various types of roofing products, both in designs and durability, homeowners have a lot of options. Over the past few decades, traditional 3-tab shingles have been replaced by composite/asphalt shingles as the most common roofing material...
Metal Roofing in Coastal Areas

Metal Roofing in Coastal Areas

Does a metal roof on a beach house make sense? As a vacation spot, second home, or forever home, a beach house on the coast is about as relaxing as it gets. During the sunny days, light floods the home and the water stretches out for miles. And on the stormy days, you...
Putting metal roof on top of shingles

Putting metal roof on top of shingles

Metal roofing can be seen almost anywhere. Covering bus stops in the city, covering barns in the countryside, or covering undercover play areas. Metal roofs are often used in these cases because of their longevity, easy maintenance, and simple aesthetic. During the...
Is a metal roof more energy efficient?

Is a metal roof more energy efficient?

When it comes to choosing a new roof, there are a lot of things to think about. Longevity, styles, designs, and of course cost. While it shouldn’t be the only consideration, there are financial aspects for such an important part of a home renovation. Asphalt shingles...