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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


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

Does a Metal Roof Need to Be Vented?

Does a Metal Roof Need to Be Vented?

Remodeling your home can be a long and stressful process. One thing you should consider during this is your roof and whether it has proper ventilation. You may not even be sure that your roof has ventilation at all. If you have a metal roof or are considering getting one, you may ask yourself, “Does … Read more

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


Snow: Protecting Your Roof and Home

When winter arrives in Northern Wisconsin and the UP, as temperatures drop, take care of your roof. It takes a  beating from nasty weather, and snowfall can put a lot of weight on it. The amount of rain, snow, and sleet we get in the winter can be tough on your roof and gutters. Ventilating … Read more

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2 Roofs: The right metal roofing system solves their problems

No matter the season, storms, water, and moisture can wreak havoc on your roof.  Of particular interest here in northern Wisconsin, are the year-round problems of attic ventilation. Here are the stories of 2 homes with problems of water and moisture damage. Both can be remediated with proper ventilation, and the right metal roofing solution. … Read more

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Here in the North Country Roof Ventilation is a Big Deal

When you re-roof your home, it is the perfect time to make sure that your home’s attic ventilation is functioning properly. That’s why we start every roof inspection with an attic inspection. 3 Reasons Why Good Ventilation is a Big Deal Prevents mold and rot. Recent years have brought building science technologies that are making … 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