Why Some Contractors Charge More

You Want to Pay More for Your Jobs Red Adair was born in Houston, Texas in 1915.   Throughout his working career he worked in the oil fields, and specialized in fighting fires that broke out.  He developed an innovating way to seal and cap oil wells that had caught on fire and were burning out Read More >

Metal Shingles or Standing Seam?

Which Style Metal Roof Should You Choose? How many different styles of metal do you know of?  Chances are, when you think of a metal roof, you think of the one shown below.  Standing seam is one of the most popular styles due to the rigidity of the panels, the great protection, and the nice Read More >

Can I Paint a Metal Roof?

What Happens When you no Longer Like the Color of your Roof Metal roofs are designed to last.  That means 10 years from now, you will still have that roof.  20 years from now, it will be there.  30 years, 40 years, and even 50 years later, it’s the same roof on top of your Read More >

Price Difference: Metal Roofing vs. Asphalt Shingles

How Much Will a New Roof Cost Me? Putting a new roof on your house is expensive.  No matter if you choose asphalt shingles or metal roofing, it’s going to be expensive and you’re right when you do your research.  Big purchases require big research. So if you’re wondering, “How much will a new roof Read More >

The Latest Metal Roofing Color Trends

Your Roof Doesn’t have to be Dull For years roofs were a series of earth tones.  You had your cedar shakes, your gray, brown, or black asphalt shingles, and perhaps a handful of different colored metal roofs.  Most of that metal was in the white, gray, or “tin” colors.  In the past couple of decades, Read More >

Protecting Your Home from the Spring Rains

Spring is Coming; Don’t Get Washed Out There’s still a ton of snow on the ground.  It doesn’t seem that spring will be here any time soon.  But don’t get too down, the warmer weather is coming, and the rains are on their way!  But with melting snow and torrential rains comes one thing: soggy Read More >

Understanding Color on Your Metal Roof

Your Choice in Roof Color Matters When you have an asphalt roof put on your home, you generally get a few choices.  They’re almost always browns, grays, or blacks.  There are some specialty colors like reddish, greenish, and blueish, but for the most part there aren’t too many options.  Metal roofing is not like that. Read More >

Is a Metal Roof Colder in the Winter?

Does the Roofing Material Affect the House Temperature? It’s pretty cold outside right now, somewhere around 5 degrees above zero at the time of this writing.  One of the questions we get asked a lot refers to the temperature of a metal roof; doesn’t metal make the house colder?  If you were to go outside Read More >

Should I Replace my Roof Before Selling?

A Roof Replacement May Help Depending on the study you look at, people stay in their homes between 7 years and 13 years (on average).  If the asphalt roof was a few years old when you moved into your home, it’s probably about ready to be replaced when you’re getting ready to move out of Read More >

How to Prevent Ice Dams

A Metal Roof Can Help One of the magical parts of winter is the snow that can tend to pile up.  Some years Billings sees a lot of snow, other years it is dry (and usually windy).  Often you will see homes that have icicles hanging off the side creating a bit of a picturesque Read More >