Nowadays, metal roofs are one of the most popular residential roofing materials. This is all thanks to their affordability, durability and energy efficiency capabilities. Unfortunately, like every roofing material, they do come with their own downsides and the problem of metal roofs just happens to be galvanic corrosion. In this post, All American Roofing discusses the common..
When it comes to residential roofing, you can never go wrong with a quality metal roof. In fact, in terms of brand, you’ll soon realize that you have no shortage of options. However, while the choices may be abundant, there is one metal roof that you shouldn’t overlook: the Matterhorn® metal roof by CertainTeed®.
Maintaining your roofing system is one of the best ways you can keep it in top form. By keeping up with your roof’s maintenance, not only will it be in good shape for years to come but it can also exceed its expected lifespan. However, those aren’t the only reasons you need to maintain your roof every..
Among the wide array of residential roofing options, slate ranks as one of the most expensive materials. While not the first choice for those on a budget, slate remains one of the go-to choices for homeowners who want an elegant yet durable roof. Slate can be tricky to work with, so it’s in your best..
Roof installation is by no means an easy feat. Not to mention that the roofing process involves complex steps and has to meet certain requirements to be performed properly. Among these factors is a crucial-yet-often-overlooked aspect — weather. Choosing when to install your roof can influence the outcome of the roofing project just as much..
One of the most dangerous aspects of hail storm damage on residential roofing is that its effects are not easy to identify. High-impact forces can crack, break or even knock entire tabs off the roof, exposing the vulnerable underlayment underneath. Before you know it, the whole assembly has been riddled with holes and you’re leaking water throughout..
It takes a lot to learn how to install metal residential roofing. Roofers undergo specialized training and certification to be able to do it completely and correctly. However, it only takes three things to ensure the success of your metal roof: durable and long-lasting attachment devices; enough margin to accommodate cyclical thermal expansion and contraction;..
A whopping 80% of Americans still prefer buying American-made products. That is according to recent data collected by Consumer Reports, the leading nonprofit in truth, fairness and transparency in the marketplace. With the global trade market in a constant state of flux and the economy changing rapidly, it’s important now, more than ever, to support..
Thunderstorms require two things to thrive: moisture and warm air. Moisture is often present. Warm air, however, needs a little help to get started. The hot summer sun provides the ideal amount of heat to increase the temperature of large amounts of air. This hot air, in turn, rises rapidly into the atmosphere and the..
CertainTeed® has led the residential and commercial roofing industry in environmental stewardship with their commitment not just to finding green and eco-friendly solutions for your building, but also to developing modern innovations that move their products to the future. They are dedicated to coming up with manufacturing, storage and installation processes that are as responsible and as..