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Metal roof, medallion style

Metal Roofing Myths: Separating Fact from Fiction

Metal roofing comes in different styles and colors to match just about any home’s architecture. (Credit: Drexel Metals) Metal roofing’s long-term durability and...
Joe Truini looking for a roof leak in an attic.

How to Find Roof Leaks in Your Home

Roof leaks can be hard to find, since they often run down the underside of sheathing or rafters to show up far from their actual source. Watch this video to see how to find roof leaks in your home.
Ceiling with water stains just above the crown molding

4 Signs Your Roof is Leaking — and What to Do About It

Leaking roofs can lead to major cosmetic and structural damage. Know the signs.
Nailing asphalt roof shingle

How to Nail Asphalt Roof Shingles to Resist Wind Damage

Watch this video for some tips on how to install asphalt shingles on your home to reduce the roof damage caused by high winds from hurricanes, tornados, and other storms.

The Search for Hidden Roof Leaks

The other night, I was getting dressed to go out for the evening when I heard the most ominous sound a homeowner can hear: Drip . . . Drip. To my chagrin, a rivulet of water was making its way down the bathroom wall and dripping off the chair rail. Turns out, there was not one but SIX leaks, scattered here and there around the attic! Read on to find out more.
Home builder installing timber roof trusses

Roof Trusses: Why They’re More Popular Than Ever

Fewer homes use rafters for roof construction — here's a crash course on why roof trusses are so popular.
Replacing a roof shingle

How to Repair an Asphalt Shingle Roof

Watch this video to find out how to repair damaged roof shingles, replace a roof flange, and clean and maintain roof valleys on your home.
Sliding metal flashing under damaged roof shingle.

Metal Flashing Asphalt Roof Shingle Repair

Find out how use galvanized metal flashing and roof cement to repair a damaged asphalt roof shingle on your home. Watch this video to find out more.

Metal Roofing Buyers’ Guide, Visualizer Make Selection Easy

Want to choose the perfect metal roof for your home? The Metal Roofing Alliance makes it easy with this new Metal Roofing Buyers' Guide!