For homeowners, it is of the utmost importance to be educated about the roofing choices they are going to make. Since roofing is one of the most expensive home improvement projects, and a roof protects arguably one of the biggest investments in your life, it is necessary to understand all your options and to know how to select the right contractor. This collection of How-To Guides and roofing technology overview is designed for homeowners, as well as building and property managers.
Benefits of Cool Flat Roofing – learn how an Eco-friendly Cool Roof will help you dramatically reduce your energy resources consumption and costs, benefit the environment, eliminate your roof repair expenses, and reduce construction waste going to our landfills.
Green Roof – Roof-top garden design, benefits and cost overview
Flat Roof Resources
How to repair a rubber roof using peel and stick rubber flashing materials and EPDM primer – no more black glue and much better results!
Fixing rubber roofs – DIY guide to fixing rubber (EPDM) roof
Fixing Tar & Gravel roofs – DIY guide to fixing Tar & Gravel /
Fixing Flat Roof – General overview of flat roof repair: What
Flat roof ventilation for low-slope residential and commercial roofs where a ridge and soffit vet system is present, but creates leaks from wind-drive water entering the attic trough the ridge vent. Learn about a special ridge vent assembly for low-slope roofs, which we have designed and use on all our residential roofs.
Roofing Cost Calculator
RoofingCalculator.org – estimate roofing prices using online roofing estimate calculator. Research roofing materials and learn about roof costs for standing seam metal roofs, asphalt shingle roofs, and flat roofing materials.
Metal Roofing Articles and How-to Guides
Metal Roofing Installation – Comprehensive Do-It-Yourself HOW-TO Guide to install a Standing Seam Metal Roof. Learn how to install a Vertical Panel metal roofing system with concealed fasteners (Architectural Standing Seam Roof) using this easy-to-follow step by step guide, brought to you by Metal Roofing Professionals over at NewEnglandMetalRoof.com. Guide includes a list of tools required, safety precautions / measures and tips & tricks used by the Pros.
Solar Metal Roofing – Overview of the benefits of using roof-integrated solar PV with Metal Roofing panels vs. asphalts shingle roofs and stand-alone Solar Boxes that require re-roofing every 12-15 years.
Roofing Installation Video – Collection of short video clips of Cool Flat Roofs installation and Metal Roof Installations. See how IB hot air welding is performed.