Is It Time To Replace Your Roofing With Metal Shingles?

MARC JAMIESON On April 30, 2023 / , ,
Metal roofing has typically been considered a very "industrial" look, so in the past, the use of metal shingles in roofing has been chiefly confined to businesses. However, recently, property owners of all types have been discovering the benefits of metal shingles, even on private homes. Metal roofing isn't for everyone, but it has a […]
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Proper Maintenance Is Critical When You Have Lead Roofing

MARC JAMIESON On April 20, 2023 / ,
Lead is one of the oldest construction materials in the world, with its use dating back to the ancient Roman empires and before. Being strong and corrosion-resistant, yet extraordinarily malleable and easy to work with, making it a popular building material in a wide range of projects, such as lead roofing. Even the discovery of […]
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Maintaining A Cedar Roof Requires Regular Inspections

MARC JAMIESON On March 30, 2023 / ,
Cedar shingle roofs are a luxury that can pay dividends. The cedar itself is beautiful and increases a building's appeal while also providing a solid defence against the elements. However, cedar is a tricky material to work with and does need to be monitored. After installing cedar shingles, they need regular inspections to ensure all […]
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Beautify Your Building with Decorative Sheet Metal

MARC JAMIESON On March 20, 2023 / ,
If you're looking for a genuinely unique design element that has one foot in the past and one in the future, there are a few better options than decorative sheet metal. Sheet metal has been used as a decorative element for centuries, but production methods and patterns have continued to evolve. The result is one […]
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How Large Gutters and Downspouts Protect Your Property

MARC JAMIESON On March 10, 2023 / ,
In our restoration work, one unexpectedly contentious topic is the matter of gutters and downspouts. Often, customers want to minimize the size and visibility of gutters, which is understandable on the surface. However, this approach often risks their buildings and other projects by putting inadequate drainage around their roofs. Larger gutters are often called for, […]
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The Benefits to Consider When Restoring Historic Metalwork

MARC JAMIESON On February 28, 2023 / ,
Historic metalwork is an integral part of our cultural heritage. From iron railings to ornamental gates and sculptures, these structures provide a glimpse into the past and remind us of our architectural and industrial history. Restoring these pieces of art and history not only preserves our heritage but also provides a range of benefits to […]
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How to Know When It's Time to Replace Your Roof

MARC JAMIESON On February 20, 2023 / , ,
Your roof is the first line of defense against the elements, protecting your building from wind, rain, and snow. With proper maintenance, your roof can last for several years. However, over time, you may need to replace your roof. Knowing when it’s time to replace your roof is key to keeping your building secure. Let's […]
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What is Sheet Metal & How Many Types Are There?

MARC JAMIESON On January 10, 2023 / ,
When it comes to sheet metal, many often think of the metal used to create roofs or other simple metal fixtures. However, if you truly pay attention to sheet metal in the USA, you can plainly see that there is a variety of different types of sheet metal, everything from ornamental sheet metal like cupolas […]
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How Metal Roofs are Environmentally Friendly & How to Maintain Them

MARC JAMIESON On December 20, 2022 / ,
Metal roofs have become increasingly popular due to their durability, longevity, and environmental friendliness. They last significantly longer than traditional shingle roofs, and their reflective nature helps keep homes cool in the summer, reducing energy costs. Additionally, metal roofs are made of recycled materials and are fully recyclable at the end of their life. Proper […]
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