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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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Comfort and Value in the Home You Already Have

With new construction and newer houses out of reach or not available, many northern Wisconsin homeowners are deciding to stay longer in the home they already have. For others, it means maximizing and protecting their investment for the future. Unless you need to relocate, are you interested in making the most of your home now? … Read more

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Solar Energy and Energy Savings from Your WI Roof

Today, energy and its costs are top-of-mind for more of us than ever before. How can we maximize our resources to reduce the cost of energy now and in the future?  Cost-Effective Solar Energy: PV Solar Mounted Panels The current reality is that traditional crystalline photovoltaic solar panels offer the most cost-effective energy production. Their … 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

Tips To Prepare for Your Home Roof Replacement

Tips To Prepare for Your Home Roof Replacement

A roof replacement can bring many changes to your home, whether they’re temporary or permanent. Along with these changes come many adjustments. For this reason, it’s important to prepare yourself and your family for the moment roofers arrive on your driveway. Follow this guide for some tips to prepare for your home roof replacement. Clean … Read more

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Make Your Own Power with the Right Solar Panels and the Right Metal Roof

For many northern Wisconsin homeowners, solar panels offer opportunities to save money and make your own power. Roof Mounted Solar Panels Roof-mounted solar panels are an excellent way to generate free power by taking advantage of space you aren’t using- the top of your home. Your roof is perfect for solar power generation: wide, smooth, … Read more

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There’s No Place Like Home Under a Metal Roof

What does a metal roof have to do with a classic phrase? In his book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, L. Frank Baum says something that has been quoted millions of times since: “There’s no place like home.”  Few of us have difficulty picturing Dorothy in the movie clicking the heels of her ruby slippers … Read more

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What did Wayne Gretzky have to say about roofing?

Roofing, just like technology, is following Moore’s Law which addresses the ever-increasing speed of change and advancement. We are seeing a rapid succession of product developments, and the inclusion of technology in such roofing areas as measuring, marketing, estimating, visualizing, and sales. These are exciting times. The Hall of Fame hockey player Wayne Gretzky often … Read more

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4 Things Contractors Don’t Know About Metal Roofing and Energy Efficiency

Many homeowners choose metal roofs because they learn that these roofs can save the environment – and their wallets – through energy efficiency. That’s very true, but not all metal roof installations are the same in terms of energy efficiency. The level of energy efficiency achieved with metal roofing is dependent upon the knowledge of … Read more