Measuring roof slope

Measuring roof slope

  When you’re deciding on a metal roof for your new home or re-roofing project, knowing your roof slope is important. Measuring roof slope helps you determine what type of metal panel may be best for your home, as well affecting how the system will be installed....
Is it Safe to Walk on a Metal Roof?

Is it Safe to Walk on a Metal Roof?

Walking on a roof made of steel panels is a little riskier than an asphalt shingle roof.  While it is never recommended to walk on your roof if you are not a professional, there are times when a homeowner may need to just go up there.  It could be simply needing to...
Concealed Fastener Standing Seam Metal Roofing Systems Are Made to Last

Concealed Fastener Standing Seam Metal Roofing Systems Are Made to Last

Standing seam panels are able to resist many different kinds of weather-related challenges, such as fire, hurricanes and salty air.  In this column, we discuss the different types of metal roofing fastening systems—a very important topic that involves economics,...