Author: Todd Miller

Metal Shingle Roof, The Right Choice!

Oxford Slate shingle close up

Thinking about a Metal Shingle Roof? There are two common characteristics amongst homeowners who choose quality metal roofs for their homes: They no longer love their roof. They have grown weary of the short lives and ordinary looks of asphalt shingles.  Furthermore, they do not like that the granules wear away off of their biggest… ( read more )

Considering a Metal Shingle Roof?

Consider Essential Criteria Whenever anyone is making a decision on what kind of roof to purchase for their home, I always encourage them to establish their Criteria. What are the “must-haves” for them when it comes to a new roof? As part of that, I guide them through a discussion that looks at things that… ( read more )

Benefits of Metal Shingle Roofing

Shelter from the Elements Abraham Maslow was a 20th-century American psychologist who identified the five basic needs of mankind. Those needs, listed starting with the most critical, are Physiological, Safety, Love and Belonging, Esteem, and Self-Actualization. The second of those most important needs is Safety which includes Shelter from the elements. Throughout history, mankind has… ( read more )

Does the Metal Roofing Industry Set Standards for Quality?

International Organization for Standardization Most manufacturing industries have some sort of program in place which ensures the qualities and standards of their products. For many industries, that is ISO – the International Organization for Standardization. Several years ago, a number of forward-thinking metal roofing manufacturers wanted to create an ISO-like program that is specific to… ( read more )

Why Should You Care About Quality?

The metal roofing industry has been growing quickly for some time now. Metal’s share of the residential roofing market has gone from the low single digits 15-20 years ago to the low to mid teens today. With that kind of growth comes the risk of lower quality products. As manufacturers and contractors enter the industry,… ( read more )