Entries by Shelley Metzler

Should You Replace Your Roof Before Selling the Home?

The outside of your home is the first thing people see. Your roof, then, is part of a vital first impression for potential homebuyers. Savvy shoppers will be sure to investigate the condition of the roof before they make a purchase. Even if the roof’s condition is lower on the list of the homebuyer’s priorities, […]

5 Signs It’s Time for Flat Roof Replacement

A flat roof is exactly what it sounds like: a roof that has very little slope to it. Usually, this style of roofing is used primarily in commercial applications, especially in the Pacific Northwest. You’ll find more residential flat roofs in parts of the country that are arid because one of the drawbacks to having […]

Do Steep Roofs Last Longer?

When homeowners are in the market for a new roof, cost is often at the forefront of their minds. Many people assume that a steep roof will cost more, both in materials and installation. However, there are many advantages to steep-pitch roofs that can save you time and money in the long run. At Interstate […]

What Is TPO Roofing for Commercial Roofs?

At first glance, the roof of a commercial building may seem like a very simple thing. After all, unlike residential roofing, commercial roofing is usually flat, and as opposed to being made of many parts like shingles, it’s made from one layer of some other material. And while it’s true that the basic design may […]

How Long Do Roofs Last in Oregon

Few other parts of a home have to endure as much as an Oregon roof does. From a constant onslaught of solar radiation to relentless winds and gallon after gallon of rain and snow, your roof is designed to deal with it all so that you can remain safe from the elements inside. Despite this, […]