Heavy snow can cause heavy damage to your roof, and home. A steel roof provides several advantages in snowy situations. Here are just a few: Steel roofing has a relatively smooth surface which helps to encourage snow to slide from the roof. Quality steel roofs feature interlocks between the panels that do not allow water… ( read more )
Ice, snow and the freeze/thaw weather cycle are prevalent in Denver and surrounding mountain areas. The freeze/thaw weather cycle means that roofing materials are absorbing moisture which freezes and expands, breaking down those materials. When that moisture melts, it leaves gaps and cracks that are now bigger than before, just allowing even greater water intrusion… ( read more )
Reflective metal roofing can reduce energy costs for Colorado homes. Some may think white in color roofs are the only option to gain the benefits of a reflective metal roof. The great news is that there are many options for color in metal roofing. Today’s metal roof choices often offer reflective pigment in their coatings… ( read more )
In recent years, most people have become more aware of and careful about separating the recyclable materials out of their trash. We all keep our special bin for materials like aluminum, paper, steel, and plastic and we haul that bin out to the curb once a week. Beyond residential use, manufacturers and other businesses recycle,… ( read more )
To understand why a metal roof is the best option for protecting your Colorado home, we have to start with some basics. Let’s look at a key advantage of metal roofing vs. temporary roofing material (common asphalt shingles). One of the greatest benefits of many metal roofing systems is that the panels interlock with one… ( read more )
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