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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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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

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Will You Be Surprised by Attic Condensation?

Do you know what you’ll find when next you visit your attic? We hope it’s not moisture. Your home requires protection from and the prevention of condensation. So, what does metal roofing have to do with condensation? Here’s an explanation. A properly installed metal roof, with a properly prepared attic, can prevent condensation. Metal Roofing: … Read more

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Preparing for Winter: High Winds

No, we don’t have many…if any…palm trees. But, here in Northern Wisconsin, homeowners are concerned these days about high winds. Preparing for High Winds Over the past year, the construction industry has taken a serious look at roof performance following the major hurricanes that devastated Florida, Texas, and the Caribbean during the 2017 season. As … Read more