Metal is a more durable and resilient roofing material compared to wood, asphalt, and tile. Metal roofs have numerous benefits such as fire resistance properties, energy efficiency, curb appeal, and performance expectations of up to decades when properly maintained. One of the concerns that most people have before installing metal roofs is paint fading. There are various factors that can cause your metal roof to fade and lose its curb appeal. [Read More]
Important Tips for Choosing the Right Roofing Material for Your Home
Getting a new roof may be expensive, but your home's roof is an investment in your home; it works to insulate the interior so you're comfortable and spend less on utilities and also protects the building materials under and around the roof. When you make the investment of a new roof, you might take some time to think about the materials from which you might choose. Note a few tips for choosing the best roofing material for your home. [Read More]
What Type of Timber Roof Truss Design Can You Use in Your Home?
A roof truss system refers to a framework of timbers that are used to provide support and stability to a roof and its coverings. The structure disperses the weight of the roof from the exterior walls to prevent structural instability. Timber is one of the commonly used materials for the construction of roof trusses. The construction of timber trusses involves joining two or more pieces of wood using wood to wood joinery. [Read More]
Why You Should Use a Roofing Underlayment for Your Metal Roof
Some jurisdictions may not have regulations that require a building to have an underlayment beneath its metal roof. However, it is advisable for you to insist upon the use of an underlayment for your home's metal roof. This article discusses some of the reasons why this would be a good idea. Improved Thermal Efficiency Some metal roofing products have a thermal coating that helps to reflect the heat from the sun. [Read More]