Titanium: The New Standard in Architecture

 As far as modern architecture is concerned, metal has made a large comeback in terms of popularity. A favorite among architects and builders alike, titanium is perhaps the most well rounded material thanks to its eco- friendliness, versatility, and strength. Here we...

Galvanized vs Bonderized Steel

In the world of metal, steel is among the most used for construction and design. However, there are two other terms that are often thrown as well, galvanized and bonderized. Both are steel and have similarities but they both serve different functions in construction....

3 Advantages of a Metal Roof

Whether you are building a home from scratch or need to put a new roof on your existing house, a metal roof may just be your best option. There are several significant advantages that a metal roof  has over a  traditional shingle roof. Here we are going to review 4 of...

5 Reasons Your Roof May be Leaking

Whether your business is big or small, the last thing you want is a leaky roof. Leaks can damage the structural integrity of your building, lead to mold formation and to the staining of your business’s interior. In short, roofing issues can lead to a loss of time and...

5 Common Mistakes Made by Roofers

Whether it is being added to a new home or to a business, purchasing and having a new roof installed is a costly proposition. However, a roofing project that is characterized by shoddy or amateur workmanship can lead to higher costs than the initial purchase of the...

5 Roofing Scams and How to Avoid Them

The roof is one of the most important components of any home or business. No part plays a bigger role in keeping the elements out – except perhaps the walls themselves – so hiring someone to repair or install a roof is serious business. Unfortunately, there is a tiny...

7 Tips for Hiring the Right Roofing Contractor

Knowing the right roofer to hire can be a challenging and confusing task. Although most contractors are competent, honest, hard-working, financially responsible, and licensed, consumers should proceed with some caution when making such a huge change to their home or...

What a Rain Screen is and Why You may Need One

Rain screens manage moisture by drying the sheathing, which may accumulate moisture due to condensation in cold weather. It also helps to dry rain-soaked siding. Here are some other facts about metal rain screens to help you decide if they are best for your home or...

Signs of Wall Rot that you Should Never Ignore

Wall-rot is becoming a bigger and bigger problem for homeowners especially for homes that have stucco walls. In fact, the problem is so common that we as rain screen and roofing system specialists, are often called to investigate problems in structures that are...