Asphalt Roofs Fail. Why?

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

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 and break loose.  As your… ( 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 )

Ventilation Requirements for your Home

March 24, 2014 | Filed under: Metal Roofing,News,Ventilation

Homes need to breath.  Modern homes are made to be airtight.  Good insulation, energy efficient windows and doors all keep air from coming into your home.  However, your attic needs some amount of airflow.  This is called ventilation.  Many homes, especially newer homes, do not have proper ventilation. What is ventilation? Ventilation is the movement… ( read more )