Thinking of installing a metal roof over plywood? This type of work is best left to knowledgeable professionals. If you’re committed to going it alone, however, it’s important to know the proper steps. Read on to learn the best way to complete the job without any mishaps. A Word of Caution Before you even think […]How to Install EPDM Roofing
EPDM roofing is a durable type of roofing material with many benefits, primarily used to finish commercial roofs with little to no pitch. Read on to learn how this modern style of rubber roofing is installed. Surface Preparation Successful EPDM roofing installation depends on a clean surface. This means removing any grease, dirt, debris and […]How to Install Corrugated Metal Roofing
Thinking about installing a corrugated metal roof? This is a job best left to the skilled professionals at A to Z Roofing. If you’re dead set on giving it a try, however, it’s important to know the proper steps. We’ve provided a detailed step-by-step process, along with a warning about potential mishaps that can occur […]Can You Use EPDM on a Pitched Roof?
EPDM roofing is a kind of roofing material primarily used to finish roofs with little to no pitch. But can it be used on pitched roofs? Here’s what you should know. Understanding Roof Pitch Roof pitch refers to the slope created by the underlying roof rafter. It is often represented as a ratio between the […]PVC vs Polycarbonate Roof Panels: Pros and Cons of Each
When it comes to roofing a commercial building, there are several material choices. Two of the most popular include PVC and polycarbonate roof panels. Read on to learn the advantages and drawbacks of each roofing option. Polycarbonate Roof Panels Polycarbonate is an exceptionally strong and resilient thermoplastic with an impressive impact strength and broad utility […]Can a Metal Roof Be Painted?
Whether you’re tired of its existing color or hoping to lengthen its lifespan, you can paint a metal roof as long as you properly prepare the surface. Before you get started, however, it’s important to understand the potential pitfalls associated with this sort of project. Read on to learn whether painting your metal roof is […]Roof Rafters vs. Trusses: Which is Best?
A strong roof requires a strong skeleton to serve as a reliable base. Rafters and trusses are vital to ensuring the structural integrity of your home. But which one is best? Read on to learn the advantages and disadvantages of each building strategy. Rafters vs. Trusses The traditional means of framing a roof, rafters usually […]What is a Composition Roof?
Composition roofs are affordable, versatile and durable. But what exactly are they? And are they appropriate for your home? Here’s what you should know about this common roofing option. The Basics Available in a variety of colors and designs, composition roofs are made of a mixture of several roofing materials such as recycled paper, fiberglass […]What is Roll Roofing?
Rolled roofing is often marketed as an inexpensive, easy-to-install roofing option. But is it right for you? Read on to learn the pros and cons associated with this roofing product. Mineral Surface Roll Roofing Roll roofing (MSR) is an oil-based, mineral surfaced asphalt product available in 100-square-foot, 75-pound rolls. Although this product is similar to […]Can You Put a Metal Roof Over Shingles?
Prized for their affordability and impressive durability, metal roofs can offer big benefits in certain situations. But can they be applied directly over shingled roofs? Here’s what you should know. Can it Be Done? In almost every instance, you can lay down new metal roofing over the top of an existing shingle roof. Although it […]