Category: Metal Roofing

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 )

Do Metal Roofs Need Gutters?

do metal roofs need gutters ma ct nh ri

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 )

Installing the Correct Underlayment for your Metal Roof Project

rustic metal shingle roof in mustange brown in MA, CT, HN or RI

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.

Aluminum vs. Galvanized/Galvalume Metal Roofs

standing seam metal roof in dove gray on a house in MA, CT, NH or RI

It can be difficult and overwhelming when deciding which metal is the best choice for your metal roof project with so many products on the market. One of the biggest decisions to make is the metal you will use. That’s why our expert metal roofing contractors at Classic Metal Roofs in CT, MA, RI, and… ( read more )

The Pros and Cons of Shingles and Metal Roofs

Shingles for old home in Rhode Island

Shingles vs. Metal Roofs When determining roofing materials, it’s essential to understand that your roof will significantly contribute to your home’s look, feel, and value. Besides the initial cost of your roof, you must also consider the long-term energy costs and maintenance. Here is a comprehensive breakdown of the pros and cons of shingles versus… ( read more )