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Protect Your Gutters From Fall Leaves

Protect Your Gutters From Fall Leaves

Summer is officially over. Home exterior upkeep has gone from mowers and hoses to rakes and ladders. No other outside component of your house is as susceptible to the conditions of autumn than your gutters. Leaves, twigs, rain, and low temperatures are locked and...

Does a Metal Roof Attract Lightning?

Does a Metal Roof Attract Lightning?

It has been observed that installing a metal roof makes building owners think more about lightning and the dangers of lightning strikes. There is a perception, or at least a suspicion, that a metal roof will increase the likelihood of lightning striking...

Why I love Metal Roofing

Why I love Metal Roofing

I love metal roofs - they really stand the test of time. Think of those old barns and farmhouses with metal roofs, still holding up centuries later. Some copper roofs on churches and government buildings are over 500 years old - even high-grade asphalt shingles will...

Top 8 Reasons Homeowners Choose a Metal Roof

Top 8 Reasons Homeowners Choose a Metal Roof

In recent years, there has been a lot of talk about metal roofs and their manifold benefits. And why not? As one of the most durable roofing materials available on the market, metal roofs have outshined the famous asphalt shingles, slates, and other composite roofing...

7 Signs It’s Time for a New Roof

7 Signs It’s Time for a New Roof

Your roof is one of the most important parts of your home, but how do you know when to replace your roof? Unless you keep a ladder nearby for weekly viewings, we’re guessing it’s been a long time since you checked on the condition of your roof. While there’s no need...

Metal Roofing for a Smarter Home

Metal Roofing for a Smarter Home

In many Northern parts of the worlds from Montreal to Helsinki, many homes, as well as high-profile buildings have been covered with metal roofing. Over thousands of years, metal roofing has been the first choice for long-term protection against fires, extreme...

The Advantage of Metal Roofing for Montreal Winter

The Advantage of Metal Roofing for Montreal Winter

As homeowners in Montreal brace for the winter storms, many wonder if the snow and ice can create problems not just for driving, but also for their home.  In fact, a buildup of snow and ice on a roof can exert vertical loads on a roof that can cause a roof to sag, or...