Metal & Copper Roofing Blog

A Matte Black Roof in Reno, Nevada

While metal roofing offers more styles, shapes, finishes and colors than any other type of roofing material, it’s still the classic standing seam panel that comes to most people’s minds whenever the topic of metal roofing comes up. And when we supply material for a project like this one in Reno, Nevada, it's easy to understand why!

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How to Save Money on a New Metal Roof

For most of us, the bottom line is a big consideration when it's time for a new roof. We all want the best price, but no one is interested in sacrificing quality either. If you haven't yet considered metal roofing, download our free guide to learn why this option may be the best for your project. Metal roofs come in more styles, colors, profiles and thicknesses than any other roofing material, and all of those choices mean one thing - many metal roofs are actually made to order. What does that mean for you? Big savings! Here are our top tips for saving money on a new metal roof.

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Topics: best prices for metal roofing


Here's How to Avoid Big Problems With Your Roof

When people think about their home, the roof doesn't usually come to mind. In fact, we rarely tend to think about our home's roof, until it's shedding bits of debris all over the lawn after a storm or water is suddenly pouring in through the ceiling.

That's worrisome, because by the time these kinds of issues are happening, your roof problem is likely to be a very big problem indeed. Luckily, it's simple enough to keep the roof on your radar to avoid huge, expensive problems. Here's how to avoid big problems with your roof.

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Topics: benefits of metal roofing


Does a Metal Roof Make a House Too Hot?

One of the questions we hear quite a bit relates to whether a metal roof "catches" more heat than a non-metal roof. In other words, does a metal roof make a house too hot?

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Topics: benefits of metal roofing


Who to Ask About Metal Roof Prices

 

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Topics: metal roof prices, best prices for metal roofing


The Best Roof Choice for High-Wind Areas

There are many parts of the country with powerful winds, and northern Nevada is no exception. Following one of Mother Nature's impressive performances, it's not uncommon to see blown-over fences, branches knocked off trees and roofs ripped into shreds. It's enough to make you wonder, is there a good roof choice for high-wind areas?

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Topics: best roof for high winds


Does My Old Roof Need to Be Torn Off First?

One of our well-read blog posts, "Pros and Cons of Going Over Existing Roof Material," is the inspiration behind today's topic. When a potential customer - who happened to comment on that post - received varying opinions about her failing composition shingle roof, she asked our opinion. She wanted to know whether she should tear off her old roof and put a new version of the same material on, or upgrade to a metal roof and avoid the necessity of tearing off the old stuff.

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Topics: going over existing roofing, benefits of metal roofing, eco-friendly roofs, roof replacement


How to Find the Best New Roof For Your Home

Here in northern Nevada, we've been enjoying a beautiful fall - chilly nights but calm, sunny days. Still, we're closing in on November, and no matter where you live, it may be a good time to take a close look at your roof.

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Topics: going over existing roofing, benefits of metal roofing, residential metal roofing, roof replacement


Will My Roof Make It Through the Winter?

If you've ever wondered whether your old roof will make it through another winter season, you're not alone. Here's how to answer that question.

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Topics: benefits of metal roofing


Copper Tiles for a Coastal Florida Application

One of our customers from Florida sent us this photo the other day of our copper tiles being prepared for a client of his on a coastal residence there. He was making sure the client liked the level of aging before the tiles were installed on the house. I believe this photo was taken about a week after the pre-aged tiles were put out in the weather, and they’re already looking like they’ve been there for a century.
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Topics: best roof for high winds, copper roof