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McKellar Dome Project

September 22nd, 2017

Metal Dome Roof This is a first for Rare.  One of our talented installers have completed a geodesic dome re-roof with our Ironwood Shake profile.  We were very hesitant when they told about this very difficult metal dome project they agreed to take on but, to our surprise, we…


What Shape of Roof Do I Have?

September 2nd, 2017

Gable / Cross Gabled Just about the most common roof type is the gable roof. The shape on children’s drawings of houses and on the building pieces in the game of Monopoly, the gable roof is seen everywhere and just about every culture.  A cross gabled roof has additional…


Aren’t Metal Roofs Noisy?

August 10th, 2017

Aren’t Metal Roofs Noisy?   “….Not so. They [metal roofs] may even be quieter than other roof types”    – BobVila.com “…metal roofing is often quieter than an asphalt shingle roof. When installed with solid sheathing, a metal roof on your home will actually silence noise from rain, hail…


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