A Typical Classic Metal Roofing Appointment

November 2, 2009 | Filed under: Company Info

A lot of people wonder what to expect out of an appointment to look at a metal roof for their home. Well, I can’t tell you what anyone else does, but here’s what an appointment with me typically goes like: First I would like to sit down with you and talk about your home and…

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What’s Wrong with Asphalt Shingles? (Part 1)

May 12, 2009 | Filed under: Roofing Issues

In the United States, the number one residential roofing material by volume is asphalt shingles, by a very wide margin. They are cheap, easy to install with relatively low-skilled labor, and last longer than most people tend to stay in a home, on average (five years). But when people have found a home that they…

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Beautiful Copper Shingle Roofing

May 10, 2009 | Filed under: Roofing Issues

Sometimes people ask me about copper roofing and I always tell them that “copper is like lobster: it’s ‘marlet price’.” For many residential roofing budgets that means that copper roofing is relegated to small accent areas like bay windows or awnings, but some people do use copper for their entire roof. It has a beauty…

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Tax Credit for Residential Metal Roofing

April 29, 2009 | Filed under: Roofing Issues

The biggest news going right now in residential metal roofing is this: as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (the big stimulus package that passed and was signed into law in February), there is now a substantial tax credit for homeowners who choose certain metal roofs for their home. Here are some common…

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Hear our latest radio commercial

January 17, 2008 | Filed under: Company Info

We’re running this radio spot on 970 WGTK in Louisville. This is just me, speaking from the heart, about issues that I hear from my customers every day. We just finished up a home show here in Louisville and once again the most common comment I heard was “Wow, I didn’t know metal roofing could…

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Cool Metal Roofing

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The Energy Policy Act of 2005 included tax credits for homeowners who made energy-efficient updates to their home, including having metal roofing installed that met Energy Star criteria. Those tax credits were effective for 2006 and 2007 but have now expired and were not renewed (so far). But, cool metal roofing is STILL a great…

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