How Do Metal Valleys Help Stop Ice Dams?

Ice dams on roofs are quite common, but when left unattended, they can lead to costly leaks and damage. If present, it’s essential to have these ice dams removed professionally and quickly. Yet, the best course of action is to invest in ice dam prevention. A metal valley can help with this. What Is a…

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Roofs: Built to Withstand Maine’s High Winds

Roofs: 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 will help ensure a homeowner’s…

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What Is The Purpose Of A Metal Valley?

If you’ve recently realized that your roof has been damaged by a storm, aged over time, or is just simply not performing the way it should, you’re likely scouring the internet trying to research what needs to be done to make it right. The roofing process, materials, and options available today have come a long…

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What Is The Cost Difference Between Metal And Asphalt Roofing Materials?

For many generations, traditional asphalt shingles have been the roofing material of choice for Maine home and business owners. Versatile, durable, and affordable, asphalt shingles have been proven to stand the test of time and Maine’s harsh winters. In the last few decades, however, metal roofs have increased in popularity. In many cases, they require…

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Snow Guards for Metal Roofs

Winter in Maine can bring a multitude of snowstorms and in quick succession. Quickly changing temperatures can also mean a lot of snow melting and refreezing. This can cause problems for roofs of various types. For owners of metal roofs, it can actually create a hazard.  Snow and ice buildup can slide off a metal…

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Seamless Gutters are a Good Match with Metal Roofing

Metal roofing is a popular choice for Maine homeowners. Metal roofs are durable, long-lasting and require little maintenance; they are fire retardant; and they are a better choice for the environment. In addition, the standing seams, or upturned metal edges, are both functional and aesthetically pleasing and looks great on everything from historic homes to…

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