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Winter Roof Installation

We’re often asked if we install our metal roofs even in the middle of a northern winter.  Yes! You can install a metal roof in the winter, but you probably shouldn’t install an asphalt roof.  Asphalt needs higher ambient temperatures for the adhesive to bond and the shingles to stay attached to the deck. When … Read more

Why You Should Choose a Metal Roof for Your House

Why You Should Choose a Metal Roof for Your House

As a homeowner, you want the best for your house. Therefore, you should protect your space. Your roof protects your home from outside elements and makes your home habitable. Don’t settle for any roof when you can choose a metal one. Keep reading to find out why you should choose a metal roof for your … Read more

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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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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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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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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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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Metal Roofing: The Risk of Not Being Proactive

Here’s a special message for homeowners from roofing expert Todd Miller, President of Isaiah Industries and Classic Metal Roofing Systems, our valued partner in northern Wisconsin. “It’s hard to believe, but Isaiah Industries is closing in on 40 years as a leading specialty metal roofing manufacturer. While the company was started by my father, I … Read more

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Roof Warranty: Quality Makes a Difference

Here is another peek into the things that contractors often do not understand about metal roofing. In this article, we will look at the critical topic of Warranties, and how they differ for product and workmanship quality.  Builder Grade Products or The Real Deal In the construction industry, there have often been two general levels … Read more