Don’t Let Wildfires Spread to Your Home


Using fire-resistant building materials during home renovations and re-roofing can help defend your home against wildfires. The Federal Emergency Management Agency recommends that homes with wood or asphalt shingles that are in fire-prone areas (especially in the western United States), switch to a fire-resistant building material like metal. Metal roofing has a fire rating of [...]

The Rise in Solar-Equipped Homes Increases Demand for Metal Roofing


With California’s new law requiring all future homes to be equipped with solar power, we are going to see a shift in the construction industry as the materials and methods used to build homes become more aimed at supporting solar power systems. As this shift occurs, the quality and durability of the roofing materials used [...]

Metal Roof Myth-Busting


There aren’t many style and color options for metal roofs. Metal can be designed to mimic the look of shingles, slate, clay, or stay true to it’s natural look. Also, metal  comes in more color options than any other roofing material. Metal isn’t as energy efficient as asphalt and will make my house hotter in [...]