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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 Winter’s? Do Metal Roofs Make Your Home Cold in the Boston Winter’s?

Do Metal Roofs Make Your Home Cold in the Boston Winter’s?

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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Essential Questions You Need to Ask Your Tennessee Metal Roof Contractor

If you’ve decided to install a metal roof on your Nashville home, shed, or industrial building, congratulations! You’ve made an economical decision that will continue to return benefits for years to come. However, whether you’re still searching for a contractor, deciding between metal roofing systems, or are awaiting install date, consider these essential questions any property owner should ask a metal roofing contractor.

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Providence: What Do You Need to Know About Roof Geometry? Providence: What Do You Need to Know About Roof Geometry?

Providence: What Do You Need to Know About Roof Geometry?

Mansard, gambrel, skillion – chances are, these terms were unfamiliar to you, even when you began your journey in search of a new roof. In fact, most people don’t think much about their roofs beyond the necessary maintenance and eventual replacement costs. However, whether you’re building a new home in Providence, completely replacing an existing roof, or simply looking to exchange your roofing materials for something more durable, roof geometry is important to understand.

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What’s the Best Metal Roof for Your Climate? What’s the Best Metal Roof for Your Climate?

What’s the Best Metal Roof for Your Climate?

If you live in Alaska, you understand that the weather is significantly different when you travel to places further south like Florida. People in Oregon might have different roofing needs than those in Georgia. Even though we are all in the same country, the disparities in climate differ greatly in each region. These weather disparities can likewise play a factor in selecting a metal roof for your home.

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What Do Ohio Insurance Companies Think of Metal Roofs? What Do Ohio Insurance Companies Think of Metal Roofs?

What Do Ohio Insurance Companies Think of Metal Roofs?

When buying a new roof, there are a lot of factors to consider. Once you have your contractor, your choice of color, your preferred style profile, and metal material type arranged and ordered, there’s still more to consider. The most common question asked by consumers is: how will metal roofing affect my homeowners insurance rate in the Dayton area? Likewise, this question pops up when it comes to buying a new home with a metal roof.

Insurance companies prefer metal roofing and here’s the primary reason why: it’s cheaper for them.

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Don’t Fall for These Myths About Metal Roofs Don’t Fall for These Myths About Metal Roofs

Don’t Fall for These Myths About Metal Roofs

Are you in the market for a roof replacement? With multiple roofing materials available, you may wonder which option you should opt for. From traditional asphalt shingles to wood shake, each type of roofing material comes with its own set of pros and cons. However, traditional shingles break easily and only last, on average, around 20 years – triggering the need for a new, expensive replacement in the long run.

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Choose Your Metal Roof With Hail in Mind

Roofs, even traditional ones, can withstand simple precipitation. But what happens when an updraft carries the water droplets well into freezing heights, forming hail? Can your roof withstand the pressure of ice balls falling at high speed, sometimes the size of golf balls?

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