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




Slate Roofs aren't Just for Tudors—Why They're Making a Comeback

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Mar 27, 2019 4:21:20 PM

Tudor homes have a very clear English style. They are characterized by a combination look of brick and half-timbering filled in with stucco, elaborate masonry chimneys, asymmetric design, and steeply pitched gable roofs. This unique look and craftsmanship may be what makes it easily recognizable, but its use of strong, long-lasting materials is another reason why this architecture is here to stay.


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Topics: Roofing, Roofs, Slate Roofing




Tips for a Leak-Free Roof this Winter

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Nov 24, 2018 9:20:00 AM

Sometimes you see a small imperfection in a building, and you know that tiny flaw is an indicator of a much bigger underlying issue. A brown watermark on your ceiling is one of these imperfections that could spell disaster if not handled ASAP. Whatever caused that spot is not going to heal itself, so it’s up to you to take action. In the Winter, roofing problems can multiply exponentially from the combination of colder temperatures and pressure of ice and snow. Here are some tips to help you prevent that pesky little brown spot, and the impending headaches that can cause it.


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Topics: Roofing, 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




5 Ways Old Man Winter Attacks Your Roof

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Dec 14, 2017 2:42:47 PM

As a child when you thought of old man winter you may have thought of sledding, ice skating and snow days. As a homeowner though, old man winter brings on different thoughts. Snow plowing, shoveling and ice scraping are just a few. One of the biggest threats winter makes to homes is on the roof, and roof problems are every homeowner’s nightmare.


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Topics: Roofing, Roofs




Top 5 Myths About Metal Roofs & Siding

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Aug 17, 2017 10:09:52 AM

Metal roofs and siding have been gaining popularity among contractors and homeowners in the last few years. However, there are still myths and misconceptions about using this material. With metal becoming a mainstream choice for home construction, not just for farm homes, it’s time to debunk the top 5 myths associated with metal roofs and siding.


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Topics: Metal Roofing Fasteners, RoofLoc®, Roofs




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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