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Why Is a Metal Roofing Underlayment Important?

Metal Roofing Underlayment for New England

While the underlayment of your metal roofing system is not visible, it helps protect your home from water damage. There are typically two underlayments used when metal roofing is installed on a home.  Whether you have standing seam or metal shingle metal roofing, having the right underlayment will prevent moisture from damaging your deck and… ( read more )

High Wind Locations Ideal for Metal Roof

Black metal roofing panels on grey house in RI CT MA NH

Most building contractors and architects will tell you that the best kind of material for high wind locations is a metal roof. This might not seem like the most logical option right away, but metal roofs are great at and known for resisting high winds. In fact, some well-installed metal roofs can withstand hurricane-force up… ( read more )

Does the Metal Roofing Industry Set Standards for Quality?

standing seam metal roof of galvalume in MA, CT, NH, or RI

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 )