Our commitment goes beyond roofing.
At Billy Ellis Roofing, our journey began in 1974 as a family-owned venture in north Texas. Today, with over 40 years of experience under our belt, we have expanded our horizons, now serving the entirety of Texas and parts of Oklahoma. As a family-operated business, we take pride in our unique legacy: our participation in molding the skylines of residential and commercial properties and the relationships we’ve built over the years. From our inception in Joshua, TX, to our current widespread presence, our dedication remains unchanged.
Billy Ellis began his journey in the world of home improvement back in 1959 as a sales representative for Burke Stripling & Company, an insulation enterprise. However, when progress seemed elusive, Billy branched out, embracing the siding industry and specializing in intricate trim work. It was during a fateful meeting with a siding manufacturer that Billy was introduced to the charm and potential of aluminum roofing. The allure of its beauty, coupled with its many advantages like energy savings, fire resistance, and longevity, was irresistible. Yet, it wasn’t without its challenges.
Determined to innovate, Billy recognized the hurdles of aluminum roofing early on, such as walkability concerns and installation nuances. Instead of retreating, he saw these challenges as avenues for improvement. Collaborating with his team of installers, they pioneered solutions that drastically changed the roofing industry. They developed a one-piece combo trim, a starter strip, and a unique valley design that addressed water leakage issues. Additionally, they designed an injection-molded polystyrene foam backer for the roofing, enhancing its durability and insulation capabilities. This innovation journey didn’t stop there; from crafting the first nail gun compatible with aluminum nails to creating rust-resistant aluminum vents, Billy’s contributions were both revolutionary and practical.
Reflecting on the past, Billy’s dedication to refining the aluminum roofing process has transformed the industry. His relentless pursuit of excellence and innovation not only catered to the immediate needs of homeowners but also laid the foundation for a legacy of quality. Today, thanks to Billy’s vision and the trust of early adopters, Permanent Roofing Systems by Billy Ellis has been the leading aluminum roofing dealer for nearly three decades. The tale of Billy Ellis is one of perseverance, innovation, and a relentless commitment to quality.