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Roofing in the Winter

January 30, 2017 | Filed under: News

Roofing in the winter in Ohio is a very controversial topic, especially among asphalt and other temporary material applicators. Many people experience more roofing problems in the winter due to snow and ice accumulation. We get many service calls about leaking chimneys, pipe boots and valley areas. These are typical areas where snow and ice… ( read more )

Investigating a Warped and Wavy Roof

August 28, 2016 | Filed under: News

A wavy roof is an unsightly thing. It immediately detracts from the appeal and look of a home. While a wavy roof is aesthetically unpleasing, does it affect the performance of the roof? To determine if a wavy roof is more than just an eye sore, you must determine the reason for the wave. We… ( read more )

Back-to-School Road Safety Tips for Drivers

August 15, 2016 | Filed under: News

  I’m not sure if anybody is as ready for school to begin as I am. It will be nice to have our home back on a schedule and the the kids to bed at a decent hour. I’m not, however, looking forward to the added road traffic. Even the calmest driver can end up… ( read more )

Black Streaking on Asphalt Roofs

August 8, 2016 | Filed under: News

We’ve all seen it. The unsightly black stains and dark streaking on asphalt roofs. Nothing is more frustrating that seeing your new roof develop these stains and streaks within only a short time of being installed. These stains take away from the appeal and appearance of your home and can affect resale value. What exactly… ( read more )

Standing Seam Metal Roofing and Solar Panels: A Perfect Match

August 1, 2016 | Filed under: News

Schroer & Sons Metal Roofing Systems recently completed two beautiful projects that joined the beauty, durability and everlasting benefits of a ClickLock Premium Standing Seam with the energy independence of solar panels. Standing seam metal roofing is the perfect foundation for solar panels. It is important, and sometimes overlooked, to consider the condition of your… ( read more )

Green, From Beginning to End

April 5, 2016 | Filed under: Environmentally Friendly,Metal Roofing,News

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On most homes, Schroer & Sons installation teams will install your metal roof over your existing asphalt roof. However, in some cases, especially when there are already two layers of asphalt on the roof, installers will remove the asphalt before installing your new metal roof.  This is called a tear-off. What happens to my old… ( read more )

1000 Reasons to be Thankful!

November 26, 2015 | Filed under: News

  “I thank my God in all my remembrance of you…” Philippians 1:3 Not everyone can say they get to do what they love. But our customers make installing metal roofs an absolute joy.  1000 ‘Thank You’s from everyone in the Schroer & Sons family. You make us what we are.   We wish you… ( read more )

Metal Roof Visualizer

November 12, 2015 | Filed under: Metal Roofing,News

We are happy to announce a new feature on the Schroer & Sons websites…a metal roof visualizer!  This helpful tool gives you a couple ways of visualizing a metal roof on your home. You can choose between a handful of preinstalled sample houses.  Find one like yours and simply click on any of the metal roofing… ( read more )

Metal Roof on Tectum

October 8, 2015 | Filed under: Lima Ohio,Technical

File this article under technical.   A seasoned roofer is rarely surprised.  While no two roofs are exactly the same, a roof is a roof.  Residential roofing is generally comprised of five things: decking, valleys, hips, gables, and ridges.  Other than the occasional unusual penetration, most roofs are fairly straightforward.  Occasionally, we encounter something unusual. … ( read more )

The Truth Behind Wood Shake Roofs

September 3, 2015 | Filed under: News

The Benefits of Wood Shake Roofs Wood Shakes are among the oldest types of roofs.  Before the invention of mills in the 19th century, most shakes were hand split from logs precut to the appropriate lengths.  The species of wood shakes varied dependent upon what trees were available to the area.  Cedar is a popular choice. Wood shake… ( read more )