Heather Hedrick

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10 Things You Don’t (But Need To) Know About Metal Roofing

Posted by Heather Hedrick on Mar 13, 2018 3:14:00 PM

Choosing a new roof can feel like a daunting task. It does, after all, cover your entire home. Before you decide on a roofing material, it’s important to consider all of your options. In recent years, metal roofing has come into the roofing industry spotlight–and with good reason. There are lots of advantages to selecting a metal roof for your home. Here are our top ten.

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Topics: steel roofing, stone-coated steel roofing

Why Does My Roof Leak During the Winter?

Posted by Heather Hedrick on Mar 5, 2018 2:40:00 PM


“My roof is leaking!”

You made it through spring rains, summer storms, and blustery autumn winds. Why is your roof leaking now that it’s winter? Does a leak mean that you have to replace your roof?

The good news is that there are a few relatively minor reasons you may notice water on your walls or ceilings during the winter that don’t indicate serious roofing problems.

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How to Cure Your Winter Ice Dam Problem for Good

Posted by Heather Hedrick on Feb 20, 2018 2:58:00 PM

Once the winter chill has set in for the season, the relentless cold can wreak havoc on your home and roof. One thing that you might not know is a symptom of serious trouble is the formation of icicles along the eaves of your roof. Although beautiful, ice buildup can harm your gutters and cause significant damage to many parts of your home.


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Things to Consider When Looking for a Commercial Roof

Posted by Heather Hedrick on Feb 7, 2018 9:21:00 AM

If you run a business, you have a lot on your plate; worrying about the roof over your head is the last thing you need. If your roof is leaking or otherwise showing that it’s reaching the end of its life, you might need to make a decision about replacing your commercial roof quickly—before it causes any damage to your inventory or interruptions in your operations.


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Topics: roofing

Avoid These Mistakes When Purchasing and Installing a Metal Roof

Posted by Heather Hedrick on Jan 26, 2018 9:16:00 AM

A metal roof is one of the best long-term investments you can make in your home. Although the upfront costs are higher for stone-coated steel roofing products and other decorative home choices, metal roofs have many advantages over traditional asphalt shingle roofs. In addition to lasting much longer (40–70 years on average, compared to the typical 12–20-year lifespan of asphalt shingles), they can reduce your heating and cooling costs, lower your maintenance and repair spending, and possibly even save you money on your home insurance policy premiums. Make sure you get the most from your investment by avoiding these common mistakes when choosing a metal roofing product for your home.

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Topics: roofing

5 Questions You Need to Ask Before Hiring a Roofing Contractor

Posted by Heather Hedrick on Jan 24, 2018 8:45:00 AM

If your roof is reaching the end of its lifespan or you want to upgrade its look and performance, this may be the year to replace it. Investing in quality roof replacement from a knowledgeable roofing professional is especially important if your roof has suffered damage or you notice degradation (like cracks, peeling shingles, or missing flashing).

It can be intimidating to hire a roofer; everyone seems to know plenty of people with horror stories about unprofessional companies performing low quality work and making rookie roofing mistakes. Ask these five questions of any roofing contractor before you even think about hiring them.

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Topics: roofing

Why Choose Steel Roofing for Your Commercial Property?

Posted by Heather Hedrick on Jan 13, 2018 12:00:00 PM

If you own commercial property, you know that it’s a constant struggle to keep it in good repair and maintain your investment. Whether your property is industrial (like a warehouse), business commercial (like an office building), or commercial residential (like an apartment building), metal roofing options may be the right choice to save you money and improve your property value. 


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Topics: stone-coated steel roofing

Signs Your Steel Roof Needs to Be Repaired

Posted by Heather Hedrick on Jan 4, 2018 3:29:00 PM

Metal roofs are virtually maintenance free, but if they are not properly installed or they become damaged by severe weather, they may need professional repair. If you see signs of damage or degradation in your metal roof, contact a roofing installation and maintenance professional who specializes in metal roofing. 


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Topics: stone-coated steel roofing

Steel Roofing Can Help Save Energy and Money

Posted by Heather Hedrick on Jan 3, 2018 1:20:00 PM

Heating costs seem to go up every year. If you dread turning on your furnace because of soaring bills, you should think about replacing your home’s roof with stone-coated steel roofing. This long-lasting roofing material can help save energy—and save you money!

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Topics: roofing, steel roofing

The Basic Elements of a Hedrick Roof

Posted by Heather Hedrick on Dec 19, 2017 5:42:00 PM

If it’s time to replace your roof, you’re likely wondering what elements will make it durable structure that lasts. While roof replacement can be a big investment, it's also one that serves your house every day of the year. A roof is combined of multiple parts that work together to protect your home, and it’s important to know what role each plays to make informed decisions on what to buy.

Roofs are designed in layers. Each layer plays a significant role in protecting your home from elements like snow, ice, rain, and extreme heat. It can also control your home’s energy efficiency and make it more comfortable. Below are several important layers that make up the roof’s structure.  


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Topics: shingles, roofing, roofing underlayment, ventilation