Hurricane Ida No Match for Louisiana Couple’s Metal Roof

When David and Ruby LeBlanc starred on a Today’s Homeowner television episode that featured an exterior renovation and metal re-roofing on their Cut Off, Louisiana home, they had no idea it would become the best insurance for Hurricane Ida, which would arrive shortly later.

The re-roofing project — and episode — was completed just weeks before Ida hit. The Category 4 storm lashed David and Ruby’s neighborhood for seven long hours, with torrential rain and wind gusts exceeding 180 miles per hour. Country-wide, Ida lasted from Aug. 26–Sept. 4, 2021.

David and Ruby evacuated before Ida hit, but they were on pins and needles waiting to find out how their home had fared. They soon learned that the destruction to the area was devastating. But their new metal roof remained virtually unscathed from Ida’s tremendous force. It saved their home.

“Our neighbor’s garage had exploded. Boats were flung up on

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The truth is, no one wants to have to replace their commercial roof, whether it’s the cost or the time it takes, or both. Despite this, at some point your flat roofing will have to be replaced, or your building could suffer severe consequences. Your roof is your first line of defense against the elements, protecting the building itself, your assets, and the people inside from things like water infiltration, mold, and more, so it is crucial that it is at its best at all times. 

Below we outline some of the things to watch for in terms of replacing commercial flat roofing. 


A leaky roof is a far from uncommon occurrence, but that doesn’t make it any less serious to handle right away. One of the biggest issues with leaks in commercial roofs is that they can go unnoticed for longer than leaks in residential roofing, especially since

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How to Pick The Right Roof Color

Color selection plays an important role in home design. Whether you know it or not,  the color of your roof matters. Colors make a great first impression as they boost curb appeal and increase the sale value of your home. In fact, there are a lot of colors to choose from. Some of which help in promoting the longevity of your roof and home.

Choosing your roof color is not easy as it seems. It can be a big decision and deserves as much consideration since roofs account for about 40% of your home’s exterior. Thankfully, we’ve compiled a few points to keep in mind before making your choice. Here’s how to pick the right roof color!

1. Match the color of your home.

Choose a color that complements the overall design of your home. The siding and roof colors should be contrasting. The rule of thumb is to go

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6 Ways to Choose the Correct Tile for Your Roof Project

Your roof is another important part of your property. It’s often the last thing you consider before you start, but be sure to choose the right tile for your project. Too many people recommend using a one-time project, like resurfacing. They recommend using the right tile for each project with a new interest in roofing. This can be difficult, so we’ve put together a list of six ways to help you choose the correct tile for your roof project.

1. Look at the type of roof you have

It’s essential to know the type of roof you have. Because some tiles are made for flat roofs, while others are made for various roofs, if you’re not sure what type of tile is right for your roof, you can consult your local roofing contractor before you purchase the tile for your roof. For example, in Austin, Texas, you’ll find that most

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