Author: Bryan Rusch

IB Roof System for Flat and Low Slope Roof

IB Roof Systems For flat or for low slope roofs where metal roofing cannot be used, Classic Metal Roofs, LLC offers a superior substitute and replacement – EPDM rubber roofing technology. IB Roof Systems are single-ply PVC membrane systems that are waterproof, non-flammable, weldable, and pliable at different temperatures, and comply with all building codes…. ( read more )

Unforeseen Roof Decking Conditions for Metal Roofs

The roof deck is that part of the roof which provides the structural support for the installation of the roofing underlayments and the visible finished roofing material. The structural parts of the roof are also known as the roofing substrate. Builders refer to the substrate below the finished roofing material as sheathing, plywood, or decking…. ( read more )

Is It a Forever, Permanent Metal Roof?

Issues with maroon metal roof in MA CT NH RI

There are all kinds of metal roofs on the market, but how do you know which one is going to be a forever, permanent metal roof? Telltale signs that some metal roofs installed on residential homes are not going to last forever are visible clues on the way they are installed and the not so… ( read more )

The Oxford Slate Aluminum Press Formed Metal Shingle – The Best Metal Shingle for your Home Bar None

Aluminum shingles used for a metal roof in MA, CT, NH, or RI

The interest in Lifetime aluminum metal shingles is growing nationally in the residential sector. How is the average homeowner able to tell which product and which installation is going to be the best for their home? There are several questions that the homeowner should be concerned with. Here they are. What is the actual thickness… ( read more )

Tearing Off Existing Roofing Gets More Expensive

waste in a landfill in MA, CT, NH, or RI

Waste disposal costs of demolition material have been consistently rising throughout 2017. Waste disposal services have largely eaten most, if not all, of the additional costs this year. In some instances, these waste services are taking material, such as asphalt, to landfills in other states. Landfills are closing and we are running out of room. … ( read more )