Expand Your Roofing Know How

Replacing a roof is something most homeowners do only a few times in their lives. Do it right, and you’ll add decades of beauty, comfort and energy efficiency to your home. Do it wrong, and you may end up multiplying your initial investment in repeated repair costs. Choosing the right contractor may be the most important thing you do. But first, educate yourself with these resources and tools from Owens Corning Roofing and Lowe’s®.

Do I Need a Roof?

Do I Need a New Roof?

Discover the signs that indicate it may be time to replace your roof.

Do I Need a New Roof?
How to Assess Storm Damage

How to Assess Storm Damage

Assess your roof quickly and accurately with the help of our storm damage checklist.

Use Our Storm Checklist
Roofing Glossary

Roofing Terms & Definitions

Learn terms and definitions for selecting roofing materials and working with a contractor.

View our Roofing Terms & Definitions
Roofing Project Checklist

Roofing Project Checklist

Get an easy-to-follow checklist for your roofing project.

Use Our Project Checklist
How Much Do I Need?

How Much Do I Need?

Determine what materials and how much you’ll need for your roofing system.

Use Our Materials Estimator
How Owens Corning Shingles are Made

How Owens Corning™ Shingles are Made

What gives Owens Corning™ shingles the advantage?

Learn about Shingle Construction
Shopping Checklist

Shopping Checklist

As you get started with your roofing project, Owens Corning and Lowe’s® have compiled a list of other supplies you will need to get the job done.

Use our Shopping List