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Roofs that help keep your house cool

With the climate getting warmer in most parts of the country, you might be wondering what you can do to help keep your house cool. Most commercial buildings have been enjoying the cooling effects of their roofs for some time, since their single-ply membranes are often white, which reflects heat away. ‘Cool roofs’, are often…

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Stone-coated metal shingles vs asphalt shingles

under side of stone-coated metal shingle close-up

Have you heard of stone-coated metal shingles? With them becoming more popular, we thought we’d compare them to traditional asphalt shingles. Maybe you’re considering ditching the short-lived asphalt shingles and switching to a roofing material that lasts longer and is more durable? There are a lot of advantages to asphalt shingles. Cost and availability being…

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High wind resistant roofing materials for sloped roofs

asphalt shingles blowing in wind

If you’re shopping around for high wind resistant roofing materials for your house or small office, consider the following options. Although asphalt shingles are the most common roofing material, they are not the only material available. Why is a high wind resistant roof important? High winds are common along the Colorado Front Range, especially in…

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new steel residential roof looks like wood shake

residential metal roof

50 years ago, when Dave built his house, he chose wood shake. He chose that roofing material due to its attractive, classic appearance. In those 50 years, however, he has replaced that roof three times! Today, Dave wanted a roofing material that was just as attractive as wood shake, but one that would last a…

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New metal roof for Bellvue home

We regularly install roofs for Rogers Construction, so when the owner needed a new roof for their house, we were an obvious choice. They chose a metal roof, instead of shingles or tile, for its classic Colorado mountain home look. We installed 3200 square feet of 24 gauge Nail Strip Standing Seam roofing panels from…

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New metal residential roof replaces worn-out shake. Red Feather Lakes, CO

new metal roof ridge cap red feather lakes

This home roofing job was completed Summer of 2015 in Red Feather Lakes, Colorado. The home owner decided to replace the old and worn-out shake roof with a TufRib exposed fastener metal roofing system by Flatiron Steel. Forest Green was the color chosen, and the TufRib panel was chosen based on it’s price, availability, and…

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new concealed fastener metal roof. Greeley

We installed this is residential porch roof in Greeley with using a 24ga concealed fastener metal roof. The home owner was having issues with leaking prior to install and also wanted us to class-up the roof a bit.

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