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Why Choose a Metal Roof Over Tesla’s Solar Roof? Why Choose a Metal Roof Over Tesla’s Solar Roof?

Why Choose a Metal Roof Over Tesla’s Solar Roof?

Tesla has created a new solar roof to replace what Elon Musk considers an “unsightly” combination of metal roofs and solar panels. This solar roof has some perks, but it also has many downfalls. Take a look at the comparisons before deciding if Tesla’s Solar Roof is right for you.

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Can I Install a Solar Panel on my Ohio Metal Roof? Can I Install a Solar Panel on my Ohio Metal Roof?

Can I Install a Solar Panel on my Ohio Metal Roof?

Metal roofing is becoming the top choice for most home and business owners in the Cincinnati area. It’s also becoming a growing fad to have solar panels installed for home and business energy resources. Many are questioning the use of both. Is it safe to use solar panels on a metal roof? Are solar panels best used on something other than metal? There are many questions that home and business owners want answered before deciding on a metal roof or a solar panel.

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How Do Metal Roofs Hold Up in Strong Winds? How Do Metal Roofs Hold Up in Strong Winds?

How Do Metal Roofs Hold Up in Strong Winds?

Hurricane season is here. Roofing is a large concern for home owners during this time. Anything can happen during a hurricane and it’s important to be prepared. Is your home ready for the risk? Many have questions about what might help protect their roofs from being damaged or torn off their homes during a storm.

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What You Need to Know About Standing Seam Metal Roofs What You Need to Know About Standing Seam Metal Roofs

What You Need to Know About Standing Seam Metal Roofs

When your home needs a new roof, it can be daunting. The roofing and labor are expensive, the options are vast and difficult to choose from, and there can be a large number of factors that change your mind from this roof to that one. So, how do you choose?

Roofing doesn’t have to be difficult. Standing seam metal roofs can make your roofing project easier and more cost efficient.

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Before You Begin Shopping for a Metal Roof, Know the Lingo Before You Begin Shopping for a Metal Roof, Know the Lingo

Before You Begin Shopping for a Metal Roof, Know the Lingo

Shopping for a metal roof can be much more successful when you understand or at least recognize industry-related terms. From galvanized steel to cricket construction, you need to know a few key terms to purchase and design the right roof for your home. Working with a trustworthy roofing company can help you enjoy a stress-free metal roofing experience. Your roofer can explain important terms and break down your top roofing options. In the meantime, begin your knowledge of metal roofing systems with this glossary.

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Which Metal Roofing Material Will Provide the Best Features for Boston Homeowners? Which Metal Roofing Material Will Provide the Best Features for Boston Homeowners?

Which Metal Roofing Material Will Provide the Best Features for Boston Homeowners?

When Boston homeowners think of a metal roof, they might not realize it could consist of many different types of metals, each with unique features and benefits. There are 91 different metals on the periodic table. In addition, there are hundreds of thousands of metal alloys, or materials comprised of metal and non-metal elements. When choosing your metal roof, you must decide what type of metal is best for your home, setting, and individual tastes. Use this guide to evaluate the benefits and drawbacks of each type of metal roofing material during the purchasing process.

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Can I Install a Solar Panel on My Metal Roof? Can I Install a Solar Panel on My Metal Roof?

Can I Install a Solar Panel on My Metal Roof?

One of the most frequently asked questions we get when potential clients are in the research stage of metal roof installation is whether or not you can install solar panels on a metal roof. Undoubtedly, the increased interest in solar paneling originates from the fact that many people who choose metal roofing do so because of its sustainable nature and environmental benefits. It’s no surprise, then, that people who choose an environmentally friendly roofing option also desire to install an energy-efficient method of providing electricity to their homes.

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Beyond Your Michigan Home: Metal Roofing for Sheds, Barns, and Other Structures Beyond Your Michigan Home: Metal Roofing for Sheds, Barns, and Other Structures

Beyond Your Michigan Home: Metal Roofing for Sheds, Barns, and Other Structures

Advancements in metal roofing, including improved appearance and a wider range of styles than ever before, have led to an increased use of metal roofing in residential projects. To be sure, metal roofing that has the appearance of custom, high-quality shingles lends itself perfectly to an array of residential home applications that would have been unheard of years ago. However, in many areas, metal roofing has been predominantly found on agricultural buildings for much longer.

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Do Metal Roofs Make Your Home Cold in the Boston Winters? Do Metal Roofs Make Your Home Cold in the Boston Winters?

Do Metal Roofs Make Your Home Cold in the Boston Winters?

When many people think of metal roofing, they picture a sheet of metal similar to what is used on an inexpensive shed or shack, with very little protection from the elements. However, that couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, metal roofs are durable and provide superior insulation and protection from the elements compared to traditional asphalt shingle roofs.

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The Eco-Friendly Qualities of Metal Roofs The Eco-Friendly Qualities of Metal Roofs

The Eco-Friendly Qualities of Metal Roofs

Many people choose metal roofing because of the long-lasting durability, the many attractive styles available, or the affordability. However, did you know that metal roofs are also considered eco-friendly as well? Why are metal roofs eco-friendly?

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