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Pros & Cons of Metal Roofs

During the last decade, we’ve been asked about and have installed more and more metal roofs. We are enthusiastic about this trend; we think that for the right building and building owners, Metal Roofs make a ton of sense. However, as with every roofing product, there... read more

Post Winter Roof Inspection

Even after a winter as mild as the one we’ve just had, it is still advisable to do an early spring roof inspection. The passing of itself increases the likelihood of a development which could cause either near-term or represent the beginning of a longer-term issue... read more

The Language of Roofing

Every profession or trade has its own language which, until you understand it, can make even the most straight-forward ideas seem foreign and complicated. This is absolutely true for the roofing industry.  In the hopes of educating our customers and prospects about... read more

7 Tips for Getting your Roof Through Winter

While Winter 2018 is still officially a few weeks away, this Thanksgiving snowfall we experienced here in Connecticut is a good reminder that New England Winters can bring some extra wear and tear to your roof. As a home or business owner there are definitely winter... read more

Why NPR is good for business

Most of our business here at Connecticut Roofcrafters comes via word of mouth – people sharing their happiness about our roofs with friends and neighbors. Because of this, we put most of our focus and resources into creating customer satisfaction. Happy... read more

Flat or Sloped EPDM Roofs – The Rodney Dangerfield of Roofing

Consider for a moment the flat black rubber roof. Technically an Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer (EPDM) roof, for most of us the first image they conjure up is the roof on your high school or a local shopping mall. You’ll probably recall those flat or sloped roofs... read more

Winter Roof Maintenance

Making sure your roof is ready for winter can be the difference between a warm, dry and uneventful winter season or a winter interrupted by costly damage caused by the normal wear-and-tear of a Connecticut winter. Learn more.

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Thoughts on Roofing and Siding in Connecticut

Michael Young, Owner of CT Roofcrafters

“Having grown up in this business and run my own company for close to two decades now, I’ve learned a lot about this business. This Blog is where I will share some my observations, interesting anecdotes and helpful hints.”