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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 )

Country Manor Shake in St Mary’s Ohio

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Schroer & Sons Metal Roofing installation crews have recently completed a Country Manor Shake lifetime metal roof installation in St. Mary’s Ohio.  The project included a tear off and total replacement of cedar shakes.  Below you will find before and after pictures of the roof.  What a difference a metal roof makes! The homeowners have chosen… ( read more )

The Truth Behind Slate Roofs

August 6, 2015 | Filed under: News

  Slate roofs have a long history.  The first slate roofs appeared in thirteenth century England.  In the United States, slate roofs first appeared in Boston in the 1600’s.  Because of the difficulty of mining and installation, slate roofs were rare.  After the Civil War quarries appeared all over the Eastern United States.  Slate roofs… ( read more )

Do It Yourself!

July 9, 2015 | Filed under: DIY,Metal Roofing,News

We are happy to announce the launch of our brand new DIY Program!  This program provides a unique opportunity for our customers to save thousands of dollars on a new lifetime metal roof.  We have put together a water-tight system to make sure any “do-it-yourselfer” is trained and equipped to install a beautiful, lifetime metal… ( read more )

Metal Roof in St Marys Ohio!

June 4, 2015 | Filed under: Metal Roofing,News,Recent Roofing Jobs

Schroer & Sons Contracting teams have recently completed a installation of a metal roof in St. Mary’s Ohio. This beautiful brick home was only made that much more beautiful by the addition of our Rustic Shingle in Mustang Brown.  Rustic shingle is our most popular metal roof.  Not only is it beautiful, it is a… ( read more )

Why Do Asphalt Roofs Fail?

May 14, 2015 | Filed under: Metal Roofing,News,Ventilation

Why Do Asphalt Roofs Fail? The simple answer is the sun.  Ultraviolet rays from the sun cause your asphalt shingles to dry-up and become brittle. Tiny cracks form in the composite material and they eventually lose their water-proofing properties.  Summer heat accelerates the process by drying up the the adhesives and shingles begin to curl… ( read more )

Happy New Year!

December 31, 2014 | Filed under: News

New Years is about looking backward in order to see forward.  It’s about learning from past mistakes and preparing for future success.  C.S. Lewis wrote that “One fails forward toward success.” This New Year, as you begin looking forward toward a better 2015, connect the dots from 2014. What have you learned? What 2014 mistakes… ( read more )

Good News. Great Joy.

December 24, 2014 | Filed under: News

“And in the same region there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And an angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were filled with great fear. And the angel said to them, “Fear not, for behold, I… ( read more )

A Metal Roof Adds Distinguishing Beauty to Your Home

December 4, 2014 | Filed under: Metal Roofing,News

There seems to be no end to the benefits of a meal roof.  Perhaps the most obvious benefit is its life.  Most of our roofs are manufactured with the highest quality aluminum, which is impervious to rust or corrosion. A metal roof from Schroer & Sons is the last roof you’ll ever need to buy. Durability… ( read more )

Your Roofing Consultation: What to Expect

November 20, 2014 | Filed under: Consultation,Estimate,Metal Roofing,Ventilation

Your Schroer & Sons Roofing Consultation: At Schroer & Sons, we do not believe in pressuring anyone into a home improvement contract.  Your appointment is a no-obligation-to-buy consultation only.  Choosing a home improvement contractor is an important decision.  We want to provide you with enough information for you to make an informed decision.  Of course,… ( read more )