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Reroofing and the Metal Roof

Typical roofing construction will last somewhere between 5 and 20 years. This includes roof coverings such as shingles, slate, or wood shake shingles. Metal roofing offers an excellent option for [...]

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How to Install Metal Roofing Fasteners

Proper metal roofing installation begins with the use of the right equipment, starting with the screws used to anchor your panels or shingles to the structure. Absolute Steel recommends using [...]

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Install Metal Roof Over Shingles? Yes!

We get asked this question all the time: Can metal roofing can be installed over old fiberglass or asphalt shingles? Yes it can! Read on...

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Can a Do-It-Yourselfer Install a Steel Roof?

The answer is quite simply, Yes. Over the years we have had lots of do-it-yourselfers, husband & wife teams, families, and communities pull together to install new steel roofing on residences [...]

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Steel Roofing Panel Installation Instructions

If you are thinking about installing your own metal roofing panels, please find instructions below.   The installation instructions offered here are designed to help you install some of our most [...]

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How to Select a Metal Roofing Contractor

If you’re not up to doing the work yourself and don’t want to go the route of working with a handyman, you’ll need a contractor. Here’s some helpful hints about how to go about hiring or [...]

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Roofing Tools for the Novice

So you have decided to install that metal roofing.  Good for you! If you are in semi-good physical condition and you have enough construction know-how to read a tape measure, remember the three, [...]

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Metal Roofing Costs Less than Shingled Roofing

When it comes to roofing material, most homeowners want something that is durable and long lasting, yet affordable. For a long time they had to choose between a high-cost tile or slate roof that [...]

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Installing Metal Roofing

With the average roof needing to be replaced on average every 10 years it is no wonder that homeowners are trying to find roofing material that lasts longer. Steel roofing is quickly becoming a [...]

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Metal Roofing : Installing the Ridge Cap

Metal roofing “ridge cap” is the trim placed along the roof’s ridge – the peak, where two roof slopes meet up. A ridge cap is normally installed only after all metal roof panels and any other [...]