Is a Metal Roof Right for You?

Brad GordonMetal Roofing

Metal roofing contractor

What Are The Different Types of Metal Roofs? When people think of a roof on a house, they are probably going to picture a typical roof with asphalt shingles on top. While it is true that the most common type of roofing material is the asphalt shingle, there are many types of metal materials that you can be used to … Read More

Copper Roofs – Pros and Cons

Brad GordonMetal Roofing

Copper roof & gutters installed

Pros and Cons of Copper Roofs Having a copper roof installed on top of your home can be a great way to rid yourself of ever having to worry about fixing or replacing your roof again. For centuries, copper roofs have been used on numerous types of buildings by people all over the world. While it is certainly true that … Read More

What Materials Can I Use for My Metal Roof?

Brad GordonMetal Roofing, Roof Styles, Roof Tips

Metal roof with skylight

When it comes to choosing a metal roof for your home or commercial business, there can be a lot of uncertainty surrounding the types of materials that are available and are best suited for your specific needs. When many people think of a metal roof, they often picture a flimsy sheet of corrugated steel, or a huge piece of copper … Read More

Aluminium Roof – Pros and Cons

Brad GordonMetal Roofing, Roof Tips

Aluminum roofing installation greater Vancouver

What Are The Pros and Cons of Aluminium Roof As we will show in this brief comparison of the pros and cons of having an aluminum roof, there are always good and bad aspects of any roofing material. Coast Mountain Roof does not install aluminium roofs in the Greater Vancouver areas, aluminum has higher reflective properties than steel, and it … Read More

Pros and Cons of Metal Roofing

Brad GordonMetal Roofing, Roof Tips


The durability and longevity of a metal roof can’t be trumped by traditional asphalt, wood or clay roofing materials. This type of roof is also better for the environment when it’s measured in terms of recyclability and energy efficiency. While many people would love to top their foundations off with roofs made of copper, aluminum, tin or galvanized steel, the … Read More

Installing a Metal Roof Over Shingles

Brad GordonMetal Roofing, Shingles


When it comes time to repair or replace your old roof, there are several different options to choose from. One of the most efficient and durable option that many homeowners are turning to is installing a new metal roof over existing shingles. What are the Requirements? Before you can install a metal roof over your old shingles, your current roof … Read More

Cost Considerations To Make While Choosing Between Shingles And Metal Roofs

Brad GordonMetal Roofing, Roof Tips, Shingles


Whether a homeowner is building a new structure or repairing the extensive damage on an existing home, he or she will eventually be forced to make a number of significant decisions regarding the home’s roof. Perhaps the biggest of these choices involves the material for the roof. For most of today’s homeowners, the automatic material of choice is asphalt. However, … Read More

How to Paint a Metal Roof

Brad GordonMetal Roofing, Roof Maintenance


Now we are out of the wet winter weather, it’s time to start thinking about getting your roof looking good for the summer. Not only can a new coat of paint can give your home a fresh look, but it also can help save you money by protecting the metal sheets themselves. This post will show how to: Prepare your … Read More