Straight Talk: Pros and Cons of Metal Roofing

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Oct 5, 2019 9:23:00 AM

Metal roofing may seem outdated, but it has its share of positives. The longevity and the minimal maintenance make it ideal for many homeowners. Here are some of the key points to discuss with anyone interested in comparing roofing products so they can fully understand the options.


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Topics: Metal Roofing Fasteners, Metal Roofs




5 Common Metal Roofing Problems

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Apr 8, 2019 11:46:49 AM

There is no such thing as a perfect roofing material. Each has its own Achilles’ heel, whether it be price, durability or installation complexity. Metal roofing is no exception. You need to weigh all factors, both positive and negative, when choosing metal roofing. Here we outline five of the most common issues experienced with metal roofs.


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Topics: RoofLoc® SCRAIL®, RoofLoc®, Roofing, Roofs, Metal Roofs




The Do's and Don'ts of Winter Roofing Repairs

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jan 7, 2019 4:48:45 PM

Many people get caught with a leaky roof dilemma in the Winter months. If a leak appears during the Winter, is it best to wait and repair it during the Spring or take action immediately? Leaks can actually cause more damage in the Winter because water continuously freezes and thaws, which can make leaks bigger or even causes new ones. For that reason, it’s recommended that leaky roofs are repaired as soon as possible. To the surprise of many, roofers do work throughout the Winter. While it’s more common to repair roofs during the warmer weather, some roofs are suitable for cold weather repair. Here are roofing materials that can be installed during the Winter, and others that will need to wait until Spring.


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Topics: Metal Roofing Fasteners, RoofLoc® SCRAIL®, RoofLoc®, Roofing, Metal Roofs, Metal Siding




Build a Barn that Lasts with these 4 Tips

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Aug 18, 2018 2:22:37 PM

The investment of time and money required for farming is no small matter.  Even a hobby farm is more like an investment than a hobby. Regardless of farm type, outbuildings are just as important as main buildings when it comes to sound construction. And it’s no simpler to deal with the fall-out of poor workmanship. It could even be argued that a barn needs to be built with greater attention to detail than a main building since there are fewer materials and higher potential risks for damage (a bucking horse, for example). Here are four tips that can ensure your barn withstands the test of time.


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Topics: Metal Roofs




Metal Roofs, How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Count the Ways.

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Feb 10, 2018 11:01:00 AM

With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, we thought it was time to share our love of metal roofs. While metal roofing hearkens back to country living and farm life of yesteryear, there’s a reason it’s regaining popularity for both residential and commercial use … actually, there are six reasons.


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Topics: Metal Roofing Fasteners, Roofing, Roofs, Metal Roofs




Why Metal Siding Is Fantastic for Farming

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Nov 10, 2017 9:48:54 AM

When farm structures are built across the countryside, builders dream of their legacy, being able to pass these buildings down in excellent condition to the many generations to come. With this in mind, farm structures need to be built to last, which requires investments be made up front to ensure longevity and durability. Farmers have been the backbone of American agriculture for decades, and they have relied upon metal roofing and siding for durable construction just as long. Here are some of the reasons why.


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Topics: Metal Roofing Fasteners, Metal Roofs





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