Constructing Client-Friendly Garden Sheds

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jul 17, 2021 8:45:00 AM

Whether a customer needs a basic shed to store tools or hopes to use their garden shed as an office, the possibilities for a garden shed are endless. Here are a few considerations to take into account when you are planning a new garden shed for a client.


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




Roofing Demand Expected to Increase in 2021

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Apr 10, 2021 9:15:00 AM

There is no question that the construction industry was one of the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and related social and economic restrictions in 2020. If we have learned anything over the course of 2020, it was the importance of planning and adapting to new challenges in the construction industry. Today, we’re taking a look at the state of the roofing industry in 2021 so you can plan for the year ahead.


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Topics: RoofLoc® SCRAIL®, Roofing




Metal Roofing Easy as 1-2-3!

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jan 23, 2021 9:15:00 AM

Not too long ago, metal roofing was synonymous with corrugated panels. But times have changed, and metal can now be made to look like stone, wood, or clay. The main benefit of using metal over other materials is longevity — manufacturers frequently offer 50-year warranties, or even lifetime warranties. They estimate that metal roofs will last 2-4 times longer than their less durable counterparts.


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




Advice on Outbuildings: How to Help Your Clients Choose a Barn that Fits

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Nov 28, 2020 9:38:00 AM

When designing a new barn for your client, it's crucial to carefully consider the proper amount of square footage needed to accommodate storage as well as any other uses the barn – or outbuilding – will fulfill. Determining the right barn size, however, can be quite an undertaking considering how storage and functional needs seem to grow quickly. The key is to plan with the future in mind, so the barn owner’s needs don’t outgrow the barn.


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




Build Your Business: Promote Federal Tax Credit on Metal Roofs

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Oct 10, 2020 10:12:50 AM

Most customers who call for a roofing estimate are not going to naturally want a metal roof. In fact, many people do not even realize that metal roofing is an option, but you can easily change that by educating them on the environmental and cost-saving benefits of choosing metal roofing. Oftentimes when clients learn how much they can save over time with a metal roof they are motivated to take a closer look. Between the potential for a tax credit, as well as the longevity and low maintenance of metal roofs, it can be simple to convince a motivated customer to go for the metal roofing option.


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




Your Crew is the Coolest: Tips to Keep Your Team Safe in the Heat

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Aug 1, 2020 9:36:00 AM

Summer is here, and the weather is heating up. While this is an excellent time for construction work, it can be brutal for the construction workers considering they are out in the heat all day, working as hard as they possibly can. Excessive heat and sun exposure can pose significant dangers including, heat exhaustion, severe sunburns, heat cramps, heat stroke or even death.


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Topics: RoofLoc® SCRAIL®




Get the Rustic Look with Metal Siding

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Aug 10, 2019 8:43:00 AM


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Topics: RoofLoc® SCRAIL®, Metal Siding




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




A Quick Guide to Roof Material Options

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jul 10, 2017 9:53:56 AM

For home and business owners, replacing a roof is never high on the “fun project” list. It’s the type of project that is never done proactively and becomes a necessity, often unexpectedly, when a new leak or weakness is discovered. John F. Kennedy once wisely said, “the time to replace the roof is when the sun is shining.” If you’re thinking your roof might be due for replacement, do your homework in advance. Here is a quick guide to roofing options, including material, cost, difficulty to install, and life span.


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





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