How to Tell If Your Roof Has Storm Damage

A roof with brown shingles shows damage after a storm.

Roof damage is a common issue Southern New England homeowners face, especially after a storm. Strong winds, hail, and heavy rain can all cause significant damage to your roof, compromising its structural integrity and causing potential leaks. As a homeowner, it’s essential to know how to tell if your roof has storm damage and what… ( read more )

Standing Seam Vs. Corrugated Metal Roofs

A home with a blue standing seam metal roof in North Reading, MA.

When choosing the right type of roofing for your Southern New England home, there are many options. Two popular choices among local homeowners and professionals are standing seam metal roofs and corrugated metal roofs. Both are praised for their durability, energy efficiency, and eco-friendliness. However, you must weigh the pros and cons of both metal… ( read more )

What Is the Rake of a Roof?

A gable roof on a blue house in Connecticut

A well-designed roof should have a rake to protect the structural integrity of the building, prevent ice dams, and improve the roof’s overall aesthetic. You may be wondering what the rake of a roof is. It’s essentially the angled edge of the roof running parallel to the ground. It may also be referred to as… ( read more )

Do Metal Roofs Need Gutters?

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Do metal roofs need gutters? It’s a standard question for anyone considering the installation of a metal roof on their home. The simple answer is yes. Gutters are integral in protecting your home from water damage caused by the elements. They channel rainwater away from your home’s foundation and walls. Without gutters, water could pool… ( read more )

How to Hang Holiday Lights on Metal Roofs Without Gutters

Holiday lights on a home without gutters in MA, CT, NH, or RI.

Classic Metal Roof’s Guide to Illuminate Your Home Wondering how to hang holiday lights on a metal roof without gutters in New England? Classic Metal Roofs has you covered! The holiday season is here, and what better way to spread festive cheer than by adorning your home with twinkling lights? If you have a metal… ( read more )