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The Main Components of a Metal Roof You Need to Know

The Main Components of a Metal Roof You Need to Know

  Every homeowner should have a rough timeline of when their roof will need replacing. If you want a roof that lasts way longer than traditional shingles, you need to consider installing a metal roof. Although it costs a bit more than an average roof, the investment is worth it due to the less intense ... Read more ...
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Metal Roofing Materials That Look Like Shingles

Metal Roofing Materials That Look Like Shingles

When most people think of metal roofs, they tend to think of industrial buildings and shacks that just have metal sheets or slats. This is not the only option you have for your home. Metal roofs now come in a wide variety of shapes and styles. If you’re looking to invest in a metal roof ... Read more ...
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Metal Roof Installation from our Local Employee Teams

When it’s time to buy a new roof, what do you think matters most? Of course, the material, color, and style all make a difference, but the installation will make or break a roof.  “I’d rather have a well-installed roof with mediocre materials than a poorly-installed roof with great materials.”  -Todd Miller, President of Classic ... Read more ...
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3 Ventilation Options for Your Metal Roof

3 Ventilation Options for Your Metal Roof

Condensation can happen when warm moist air comes into contact with a colder surface. Everyone who’s ever had a cool drink in an aluminum container on a warm day knows the container will become damp with condensation. The same thing might happen inside your house. Condensation can form if you have an open-air space, such as an attic or ... Read more ...
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Tips and tools to help you find the right roof

Re-roofing can be a painful process, but it doesn’t have to be. Finding the right roof for your northern Wisconsin or UP home will include some decisions on how you want your new roof to perform. The first step to a worry-free roofing future is to set your criteria. The metrics you use to choose ... Read more ...
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Do Metal Roofs Fade Over Time?

Part of the reason why homeowners choose to install metal roofs is their overall durability and strength. Their materials resist damage much longer than others and generally perform better over the years. However, it’s important to note that even though metals are strong, it doesn’t mean that they won’t still change with prolonged exposure to ... Read more ...
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How to Safely Walk on a Metal Roof

How to Safely Walk on a Metal Roof

It’s common knowledge that maintaining your metal roof is one of the keys to its longevity and durability. However, walking on these surfaces can be incredibly dangerous, and there’s always a possibility of injury as you go about this seemingly simple task. Fortunately, you can mitigate the hazards with the right level of preparedness and ... Read more ...
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How do you make a sustainable roofing choice?

We can make sustainable choices in the autos we purchase and use or collect energy for our homes. Now, you can make a sustainable roofing choice for your northern Wisconsin home…and all the way into the UP! First, the basics:  The very least sustainable roofing choice is asphalt.  The most stainable choice in roofing is ... Read more ...
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Common Roof Pitch Angles Used by Builders

Common Roof Pitch Angles Used by Builders

When it comes to replacing your home’s roof, understanding what pitch you need is vital. Not only does this slope angle determine how your house will look, but it also plays a key role in how your new roof will perform. Because of this, knowing what different pitches there are and the advantages of each ... Read more ...
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2021 Trends for Home Metal Roofing

2021 Trends for Home Metal Roofing

Just as popular home designs can change from year to year, it’s also common to see roofing preferences switch. Because these materials can be so varied, there are plenty of looks and functions that come with them. As such, it helps to know what’s currently in style when you take on one of these projects ... Read more ...
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What’s the best roof for summer in Wisconsin? A metal roof.

With summer comes the memories of childhood. Remember the heat from a boiling asphalt driveway? With bare feet, even here in Wisconsin, we quickly learned that you wouldn’t scorch your feet if you ran fast enough. Asphalt can’t change its nature when it comes to heat. Asphalt gets hot, and although the asphalt on that ... Read more ...
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Metal Roofing vs. Shingles: Which Is Better for You?

Metal Roofing vs. Shingles: Which Is Better for You?

If you’ve been looking into getting your roof replaced recently, you’ve probably seen many different options for you to choose from. Roofing is available in a plethora of materials and comes in an even wider expanse of styles that work well on residential homes. As such, it can feel like an uphill battle just to ... Read more ...
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