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What You Should Know About Solar Panels and Metal Roofs

What You Should Know About Solar Panels and Metal Roofs

Solar panels are fantastic for making your home more energy efficient. If you have a metal roof and have been considering installing solar panels, you should learn more about the subject before finalizing any decisions. Here’s what you should know about solar panels and metal roofs. Solar Panel and Metal Roof Compatibility The first question ... Read more ...
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This Year: Get a Healthy Home

We wrapped up the past year with food and celebration, eager to see what the future brings. Every new year is full of promise, so we resolve to make the most of it.  New Year’s Resolutions have been around since the 1800s. Of course, they’ve evolved through the years. These days, we resolve to finally ... Read more ...
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5 Tips for Keeping Your Roofing Project on Budget

5 Tips for Keeping Your Roofing Project on Budget

Roofs don’t last forever, and you will need to repair or replace your home’s roof at some point. Roofing projects can get expensive, so it’s essential to set a budget for yourself and stay within that budget as much as possible. Here are five tips for keeping your roofing project on budget. Set an Appropriate ... Read more ...
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Your Winter Roof: Manage Snow and Damage

Let’s admit; we live here because we love it here. Much as we enjoy the beauty and fun of snow, we can acknowledge that extreme temperatures and precipitation have downsides. Here are some of the challenges inherent in a northern Wisconsin winter: It’s often hard and expensive to keep your home warm inside. Heavy snow ... Read more ...
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5 Essential Signs You Need a New Roof Today

5 Essential Signs You Need a New Roof Today

Roofs are some of the most important parts of houses. Unfortunately, they don’t last forever and will eventually need repairs or replacements. It’s important to pay attention to the warning signs that it’s time for a new one. Here are five essential signs you need a new roof today. Leaking Leaking is one of the ... Read more ...
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5 Ways To Improve Your Attic Ventilation

5 Ways To Improve Your Attic Ventilation

Proper ventilation within your attic helps improve energy efficiency for your home as a whole. If you notice moisture in your attic, excessive temperatures within your home, or ice dams on your roof, these are all signs that you may have poor roof or attic ventilation. Here are five ways to improve your attic ventilation ... Read more ...
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Preventing Winter Roof Damage in Northern Wisconsin

What can you do in the middle of winter to prevent roof damage? Let’s look at how you can maintain your roof during Wisconsin’s cold winter months and ensure the protection of your home and all it contains. Clear all debris as safety allows. Make sure your roof, gutters, and downspouts are free of debris. ... Read more ...
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What To Expect During a New Roof Installation

What To Expect During a New Roof Installation

Over time, roofs can experience wear and tear and may need repairs or replacements. If you have decided it’s time to replace your roof, it’s beneficial to know more about the process. Here’s what to expect during a new roof installation. Removal of Old Roofing Material The first step in the roof installation process is ... Read more ...
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Pros and Cons of Aluminum Roofing for Your Home

Pros and Cons of Aluminum Roofing for Your Home

Metal roofing is becoming more popular among homeowners. You can choose from various metals for your roof, including aluminum. It’s helpful to understand the advantages and disadvantages of the materials so you can determine the best option for your home. Here are the pros and cons of aluminum roofing for your home. Aluminum Roofing Manufacturers ... Read more ...
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A Call for Better Housing

Hurricane Ian ravaged Florida and the rest of the Southern U.S. on September 28th. Many lost their lives, and thousands who were displaced returned to devastated homes and communities. Sadly, many lost their lives as well. Here in northern Wisconsin, we were not much impacted by this storm as it moved through the southern and ... Read more ...
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Metal vs. Asphalt Roofs: The Pros and Cons

Metal vs. Asphalt Roofs: The Pros and Cons

When deciding what roofing material to use for your home, you must understand the pros and cons of each option. Metal and asphalt shingles are both popular material options for roofs. Here’s a guide on the pros and cons of metal vs. asphalt roofs. Metal Roofs Metal roofing is a durable and long-lasting material to ... Read more ...
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How Metal Roofs Help Protect Against Extreme Weather

How Metal Roofs Help Protect Against Extreme Weather

Unfortunately, we can’t control the weather. We can, however, control what roofing materials we use for our homes. Metal roofing is a strategic and effective way to protect your home from dangerous weather conditions. Here’s how metal roofs help protect against extreme weather. Durability The first way metal roofs help protect against extreme weather is ... Read more ...
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