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Standing Seam Metal Roofing and Solar Panels: A Perfect Match

August 1, 2016

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

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 roof? That’s… ( read more )

A Metal Roof is the Perfect Fit for Deltec Homes

October 15, 2015

One of the most unique and beautiful of all home designs is the Deltec Home.  It’s sometimes called the ‘dome home’ because of its circular design.  Along with being unique, Deltec homes are environmentally friendly, extraordinarily strong, and energy efficient.  No other home design provides the panoramic expanse of windows like Deltec. Because there is no… ( read more )

Metal Roof On Tectum

October 8, 2015

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 )

Metal Roof in Marysville Ohio

October 1, 2015

The professional installation team at Schroer & Sons Contracting has recently finished another lifetime metal roof in Marysville Ohio.  The homeowner chose our very popular Rustic Shingle for their home, which is a great profile for any style roof.  Rustic Shingle is an aluminum metal roof, stamped with rain grooves to mimic the classic look of wood shake and shed rain from the… ( read more )

DIY Metal Roofing Program

July 9, 2015

Schroer & Sons is happy to announce the launch of our brand new DIY Program for homeowners in Columbus and Central Ohio!  This program provides a unique opportunity for our homeowners to save thousands on a new metal roof.  We’ve built a water-tight system to make sure “do-it-yourselfers” at any level is able install a beautiful, lifetime metal roof on their… ( read more )

Metal Roof on a Gambrel Home

June 25, 2015

Recently Schroer & Sons installed a metal roof on a Gambrel style roof.  The usual construction of this particular home required a number of custom, field-formed installation techniques.  See below. The Gambrel roof transitioned into a more typical pitched style roof.  This unusual roof construction required Schroer & Sons installation crews to form a number of custom designs around… ( read more )

Happy New Years

December 31, 2014

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

“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 )

Metal Roof and Lightning

December 15, 2014

  “Is lightning attracted to my metal roof?” One of the questions we are often asked is whether or not metal roofs are more likely to get struck by lightning. Schroer & Sons installs aluminum and steel metal roofs.  Aluminum and steel, like most metals, are conductive of electricity. So it would seem your metal would attract lighting. However, the truth… ( read more )

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