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Installing the Correct Underlayments for Your Metal Roof Project … “The Right Stuff”

Selecting the right underlayments for a lifetime metal roof should be a primary concern for anyone thinking about specifying or choosing to install a metal roof on their home. The quality and type of underlayments used on the project in the long term will affect the overall performance of the roof.

How to Properly Flash Roof Pitch Transitions with Standing Seam Metal Roofs … “The Right Stuff”

Pitch Transitions Are a Common Roof Detail A roof pitch transition is a line in the roof plane that changes pitch. The roof plane goes from one pitch to a lower pitch. This is a fairly common roof detail. We see this quite frequently in Log Home roofs with porches, for example. See the illustration… ( read more )

Why Metal Roofing Makes Maintenance a Breeze

Aluminum, copper, and zinc roof materials offer great durability and weather resistance. Learn why metal roofing requires almost zero regular maintenance.

Roof Insulation & Ventilation in Log and Timber Frame Homes

New England is a mecca for Log and Timber framed homes. It is also known for some of the craziest weather extremes and weather swings in the country. Roof insulation, as well as roof ventilation, is a topic that comes up in our daily conversations with our clients. What is the correct way to insulate… ( read more )

So You Need to Choose a Roof for Your Log Home?

Have you noticed Log Cabin House 3 that most of the Log Home Builders’ and manufacturers’ brochures and pictures on the web display their homes with beautiful metal roofs? There is a good reason for that. Metal roofing is the proven choice for log cabin style and timber frame homes. Not only does it look terrific, but some of them have a life expectancy of close to 100 years.