Beat The Weather With Metal Roofing

Weather in the United States varies greatly from state to state. Everything from heavy sun rays to hurricanes is not unusual. As a result, it is important when you to choose a roof that will be able to withstand whatever nature brings you. 

One type of roofing that is very popular is metal which comes in various styles and often is more beneficial than asphalt. 

Fire Resistance

Metal roofing is noncombustible and has a Class A fire rating. In some cases, this can reduce a building’s fire insurance. This type of roofing is especially important in heavily wooded areas. It is highly resistant to wind-blown embers which can become embedded in other types of roofing.  Continue reading “Beat The Weather With Metal Roofing”

Waterproofing Your Roof With A Membrane

Membrane roofing is one of the most important things to consider when a secure waterproof roof is desired. For many years it was used for flat top commercial buildings. However, in recent years it has been found to be effective on residential flat and slightly sloped roofs as well as patio roofing.

Types of Membrane Roofing

There are three types of membrane roofing. These are synthetic rubber (thermoset), modified bitumen and thermoplastic membrane. Each involves different materials and has different advantages.
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All About Commercial Metal Roofing

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Commercial roofing has greatly improved over the past few years. Today the most popular type of roofing for businesses, hospitals and other locations is metal roofing.

Types of Metal Roofing

A very popular type of metal roofing is called standing seam. This type of panel roofing is available in four types: symmetrical lock seams, double lock seams, and one or two piece snap-lock interlock. They are lightweight, available in a variety of colors and can last up to 60 years. Rib steel paneling is also available.  Continue reading “All About Commercial Metal Roofing”

What Roof Is Right For Your House?

Today’s roofing market offers a wide range of choices when it comes to one’s roof. There are asphalt, shingles, shakes, metal, tile and slate. There are also imitation asphalt, tile and slate. A wide range of colors is also available.

The overall effect you want is the first thing to be considered when choosing a roof. After that, the price will probably be a dominating factor when making a choice. 
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Making the Most of Roof Colors and Energy Savings

Roofs for homes and businesses require a lot of consideration. This includes cost, materials, energy and colors. Today many locations are finding unique patterns and colors for roofing that was not available in previous years. Additional things to consider, when choosing roofing material, are the climate, the roofing material design and the architectural design of your home or business.