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...