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4 Ways Metal Roofs Can Help Increase Your Home’s Value

4 Ways Metal Roofs Can Help Increase Your Home’s Value

When homeowners are planning to make the switch to a metal roofing system, one of the questions they often ask is if it can increase their home’s overall value. The short answer to this is yes, it is possible for a metal roof to increase your home’s value. In fact, a contemporary metal roof usually improves a home’s resale value by 1% to 6%. This is all thanks to the numerous benefits metal roofs can offer.

These benefits include:

The Right Roof Thickness: 4 Factors to Consider

The Right Roof Thickness: 4 Factors to Consider

When you’re constructing your home’s roofing system, you have to make sure it’s structurally sound for it to perform well, paying attention to roof thickness. However, determining how thick your roof should be is not always an easy feat. In fact, there are a few elements you need to keep in mind when determining the… Continue Reading

3 Maintenance Tips for Commercial Roofing Systems

3 Maintenance Tips for Commercial Roofing Systems

Flat roofing systems are commonly found on commercial buildings and have a unique set of maintenance requirements not shared by their sloped residential counterparts. As a property manager, it’s your duty to keep your facilities in good working condition and roofing maintenance is an important part of it. Continue Reading

3 Maintenance Tips for Commercial Roofing Systems

3 Maintenance Tips for Commercial Roofing Systems

Flat roofing systems are commonly found on commercial buildings and have a unique set of maintenance requirements not shared by their sloped residential counterparts. As a property manager, it’s your duty to keep your facilities in good working condition and roofing maintenance is an important part of it. Continue Reading

Preventing Algae Infestation on Asphalt Shingle Roofs

Preventing Algae Infestation on Asphalt Shingle Roofs

Asphalt shingle roofing systems, for all their advantages in appeal, durability and affordability, are often plagued with a common problem present in humid areas—blue-green algae. Gloeocapsa magma, more commonly known as blue-green algae, actually appears as black streaks across asphalt shingles. They do little to harm the roof structure itself but they can be an… Continue Reading

All About GAF Roof Deck Protection Products and Why You Need Them

All About GAF Roof Deck Protection Products and Why You Need Them

As North America’s largest manufacturer of residential and commercial roofing systems, GAF also offers a wide variety of supporting materials that complete their roofing products. These features are part of the GAF Advanced Protection System that greatly improves both a roof’s life span and performance. These include the waterproof seals and underlayment that support the… Continue Reading

Solar Panels and Roofing Systems

Solar Panels and Roofing Systems

On average, solar panels last for as long as 30 years while most roofing systems have a life span of about 20 years. This disconnect is one of the biggest considerations you have to take before you install a solar energy system on your roof. Once they’re up there, the solar panels are very difficult… Continue Reading

5 Metal Roof Seaming Practices Your Roofer Should Follow

5 Metal Roof Seaming Practices Your Roofer Should Follow

As there is a growing demand for standing seam metal roofs, there’s also a demand for the best means to achieve desirable metal roofing seaming results. Since metal seaming is a complex process that has a steep learning curve and requires a high level of skill, only professionals are qualified to perform it. Continue Reading

What You Should Know Before A Skylight Installation

What You Should Know Before A Skylight Installation

Skylights can be a great investment that can brighten up your space and add visual interest. However, installing one isn’t a home improvement decision that should be taken lightly. For one, there are certain roofing considerations that need to be addressed in order to determine whether skylights would be a good addition to your home. Continue Reading

What You Need to Know About Slate Roof Installation

What You Need to Know About Slate Roof Installation

Slate is known to be one of the most expensive roofing options out there. However, there’s more to slate roofs than just being an expensive roofing option. In this article, Chase Roofing LLC, the area’s preferred roofing company, talks about the important elements that play a major part in slate roof installation. Continue Reading