Everything You Need to Know About Snow Breaks and Metal Roofs

Everything You Need to Know About Snow Breaks and Metal Roofs

In Montana we often face massive bouts of snowfall, sometimes as much as two feet in a single day! Snow can accumulate on your roof very quickly and, in the case of some metal roofs, the snow can fall off of the roof unexpectedly. These “roof avalanches” happen...

Measuring A Roof For Metal Panel Installation

How to Measure a Roof for Metal Roofing Measuring a roof for metal roofing, whether it be new construction or remodel, can be quite different than measuring for other roofing products like composition shingles. Most metal roofing systems are cut to order, meaning the...

How Do Metal Roofs Hold Up to Hail and Winter Weather?

In Montana, it’s not uncommon to experience a hailstorm in the summer and heavy snowfall in the winter. With harsh weather often comes damage to personal property, so customers often ask us: how do metal roofs hold up to hail or extreme winter weather? There seems to...

4 Reasons to Consider Textured Metal Roofing

You’ve decided to invest in a metal roof for your home or commercial building—great! Next, you need to decide whether you want textured metal roofing or non-textured metal roofing. Textured metal roofing is metal roofing painted with textured roof paint or crinkle...

Is Metal Roofing Energy-Efficient?

“Is metal roofing energy-efficient?” is one of the most frequently asked questions we receive at Great Northern Metal Co, and it’s a question we can answer easily: yes! People increasingly recognize metal roofing as one of the most energy-efficient roofing methods,...