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Roof Over or Do Over?

Northern Wisconsin homeowners often ask: Can a metal roof be installed over asphalt shingles? It might seem counterintuitive that a lightweight roofing material can be installed over a heavier one, but the simple answer is YES. However, there are some best practices for deciding whether to invest in a “roof-over” or a “roof do-over.” We’ll … Read more

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Sustainable Metal Shake Shingles for Your Wisconsin Home

We’re ready to help make your home more beautiful and sustainable with metal shingles and shakes.  Our high-performance aluminum shingle and shake interlocking roofing panels complement any architecture and can help refresh your home’s exterior with the look of traditional roofing products. Choose beauty that lasts:  Choose from our many distinctive colors and finishes Add … Read more

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Roof Performance for Your WI Home

Metal is a growing part of the residential market in the US, up to 18% last year. As technology improves and needs change, many people have found metal’s durability and longevity perfect for their homes. With a lifespan that can triple that of traditional asphalt shingles, anyone who wants a long-term solution to their roofing … Read more

Metal Roofing Lifespan: How Long Will Your Roof Last

Metal Roofing Lifespan: How Long Will Your Roof Last

Are you a homeowner with a glinting metal roof over your head, or perhaps looking to upgrade your current roofing situation? Either way, understanding the lifespan of your metal roof is vital. It’s the stalwart guardian against rain, hail, and scorching sun rays. Below, we provide a guide on the lifespan of metal roofing and … Read more

Why You Should Always Recycle Your Old Metal Roof

Why You Should Always Recycle Your Old Metal Roof

You may find yourself wondering what to do with your home’s old roofing material once it’s time for a replacement. While discarding your old metal roof in the trash may seem the easiest option, it’s important to consider the negative impacts on the environment. Not only is doing so wasteful, but it can also contribute … Read more

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Dispelling Common Myths About Metal Roofs

Metal roofs have become popular among homeowners due to their durability and aesthetic appeal. However, misconceptions about these roofing systems still abound, making some people hesitate to choose them for their homes. We’ll be dispelling common myths about metal roofs and providing accurate information so you can make a quality decision about the best roofing … Read more

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Things To Know About Installing Metal Roofing in the Winter

Winter can pose a bit of a challenge for roof installation, especially when you opt for metal roofing. However, as daunting as it might seem, it’s not impossible to install your metal roofing during the winter season. This guide covers all the things to know about installing metal roofing in the winter, from picking materials … Read more

Difference Between Commercial and Residential Roofing

Difference Between Commercial and Residential Roofing

Roofing is an essential part of any building, residential or commercial. It defends the structure against harsh weather conditions. However, commercial and residential roofs have big differences. Knowing the unique features of your roof can help you make an informed decision when installing or renovating it. We’ll discuss the difference between commercial and residential roofing. … Read more

When Should You Consider Getting a Metal Roof?

When Should You Consider Getting a Metal Roof?

A sturdy roof over your head isn’t just a metaphorical necessity—it’s a literal one too. As homeowners, we understand the importance of a solid, durable roof. But with countless materials, making the right decision can seem daunting. Metal roofing, known for its longevity and robustness, is gaining popularity, and for good reason. You’re in the … Read more

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