Can a metal roof be installed over existing shingles?
We’re often asked whether it’s possible to install a standing seam metal roof over an existing shingle roof. The short answer is yes; but here are a few things to consider. Installing a metal roof over existing asphalt roofing reduces waste. Horch Roofing is dedicated to reducing the environmental impact of roofing waste in Maine […]
Does my metal roof need snow guards?
Winter in Maine can bring a multitude of snowstorms in quick succession. Quickly changing temperatures also means that the snow melts and refreezes. This can cause build-ups of snow and ice, which, when they start to melt, can cause a problem as they slide off a metal roof. For owners of metal roofs, this cycle […]
Metal roofs are built to withstand Maine’s high winds
Strong winds and a beautifully rugged coast have earned Maine the reputation for having some of the best sailing conditions in the world. But these same winds can wreak havoc on your home’s roof during our intense, wind-laden rain and snow storms. Having a standing seam metal roof professionally installed helps to ensure a homeowner’s […]