Snow Guards vs. Snow Rails: Which Should I Use?

When deciding on a snow retention system, often one’s first thought is whether they should use snow guards or snow…

Which Ridge Vent is Right
for You?

Picking the right ridge vent is an important step for your roofing project. A ridge vent is installed at the peak of a…

Fastener Pull Out Strength in Metal to Wood

What is is and why it matters. Pull out strength is the amount of pounds it takes to pull a fastener out of a…

Snow Guard Materials
and Quality

With a number of options for snow guard materials on the market, the best in quality would be guards made…

Finding the Right Snow
Retention System

Finding the right snow retention system is largely dependent on the type of metal panels being used. The two major…

What to Know About Exposed Fastener Metal Roofing Screws

What are they are what are they made of? Metal roofing or metal panel screws are specially made fasteners for…

Why Do Metal Roofs Need
Snow Retention?

There are three primary reasons why having a good snow retention system on a metal roof is very important…

The Ultimate Guide to Snow Retention Systems

Here’s what’s covered; Why metal roofs need snow retention, types of snow retention devices, calculating snow…

Structural Screws vs.
Lag Bolts

Structural screws are relatively new products on the market intended to be able to replace most applications where lag…

Why Powder Coating
Matters

When it comes to powder coating, it’s easy to assume that all powder coatings are created equal, but much like wet…

Tools for Metal
Roofing

Metal roofing has a reputation of being among the most durable, economical and visually appealing roofing choices…

What to Know About Metal Roofing Sealants

An important step in weatherproofing a metal roof is applying a proper sealant to areas where rain and moisture can…

Does Branding Matter for the Construction Industry?

When people hear about “branding” they often think of logos, company colors and stationary items such as…

The Types and Benefits of Roofing Underlayment

Not all metal roofs make use of underlayment, because not all metal roofs have decking materials installed…

7 Tips for Addressing the Contractor Shortage

The metal roofing industry has been steadily growing for some time now. Most metal panel manufacturers have…

Why Ventilation
Matters

All roofing types benefit from proper ventilation, but metal roofing especially requires a good ventilation system…

What to Know About
Galvanized Screws

The term “galvanized” refers to the application of a protective zinc coating, typically on iron or steel. Quality metal roofing…

Why Get a
Metal Roof?

A major question for many home and business owners is why should they get a metal roof at all? Metal roofs can…

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