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Your Roof: Hurricane Strength Winds and Rain

September 28, 2021

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The Atlantic hurricane season typically lasts from June through November. Even though we may not be in the direct path of a storm, hurricane-strength winds and rains can pummel the Atlanta area. How Can You Prepare Your Roof for the Next Storm? What to do before the storm: Unfortunately, you can’t do much to prepare… ( read more )

Roof Installation Matters

August 29, 2021

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When it’s time to buy a new roof, what do you think matters most? Of course, the material, color, and style all make a difference, but the installation will make or break a roof.  “I’d rather have a well-installed roof with mediocre materials than a poorly-installed roof with great materials.”  -Todd Miller, President of Classic… ( read more )

Searching for the right roof?

July 31, 2021

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Re-roofing can be a painful process, but it doesn’t have to be. Finding the right roof starts with setting your criteria. The metrics you use to choose a good roof might be simple: cost, ease of installation, and how fast you can get it done and move on with your life.  This approach works fine,… ( read more )

Because you care about tomorrow: sustainable roofing

June 30, 2021

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We can make sustainable choices in the cars we purchase and how we use or collect energy for our homes. Do you know that you can make a sustainable roofing choice for your Atlanta area home? The very least sustainable roofing choice is asphalt.  The most stainable choice in roofing is metal.  How do Asphalt… ( read more )

Why is the best summer roof a metal roof?

May 27, 2021

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With summer comes the memories of childhood. Remember the heat from a boiling asphalt driveway? With bare feet, we quickly learned that you wouldn’t scorch your feet if you ran fast enough. Asphalt can’t change its nature when it comes to heat. Asphalt gets hot, and although the asphalt on that driveway isn’t the same… ( read more )

How much does a metal roof cost?

April 30, 2021

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It is not uncommon for us to get a call or email with the questions, “What is the price of a metal roof?” and “Is the old saying true that if you have to ask, you probably can’t afford it?“ In many cases, we would agree with this saying. However, it could not be further… ( read more )

Yes! You Can Get a New Roof in 2021

March 29, 2021

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If you’ve been thinking about buying a new roof,  you may be experiencing problems affecting the construction and home improvement industry right now.  Roofing products, materials, and even labor can be hard to find. Over the past year, factories have faced temporary shutdowns, installers have moved to other professions, and demand has increased. During this… ( read more )

New Roof: A Survival Guide for the 7%

February 28, 2021

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If you belong to one of the 7% of Atlanta area households in need of a new roof, finding the right roof may be challenging. It may have been a decade or more since you’ve had to think about a roof, much less research your options, or find a contractor you can trust.  You might… ( read more )

Metal Roofing Trends for Your Atlanta Area Home

January 28, 2021

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We often spend a great deal of time thinking about what we want to do to improve our homes and protect our investment in them. Of course, that comes with budgeting and planning—more thinking. Do your plans include or require a new roof? Whether building from the ground up, creating an addition, or replacing a… ( read more )

Atlanta in Winter: Roof Damage

December 28, 2020

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Atlanta averages 48 days a year below freezing and 2.9 inches of snow annually. That might not sound like much, but it’s enough for winter roof damage. Even in our mild climate, homeowners need to consider the damage cold temperatures can do to their roof. As temperatures drop,  asphalt or other temporary shingles may crack… ( read more )

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