Installing a Metal Roof Over Shingles

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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

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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

What’s the Difference Between Cedar Shakes and Shingles?

Coast Mountain RoofCedar Shake, Shingles

One of the most common questions I am asked, whether on the roof or at a dinner party, is what’s the difference between a shake and a shingle. No, these are not the latest dance moves, but rather one of the more commonly used roofing materials throughout the Pacific Northwest. Both materials offer the same durability and aesthetic appeal, however, … Read More