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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

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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

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Metal Roofing Protects Your Home: Temperature Extremes

Typical construction methods attempt to deal with temperature extremes, both hot and cold, through insulation. The desire is to maintain comfortable temperatures inside the home as economically as possible. While insulation provides thermal mass to prevent heat migration in or out of your home, building science is showing us other, sometimes better, ways to do … Read more

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Roof Weight: Find Out What’s Weighing You Down

Here’s an article addressing something of considerable substance: the weight of your home’s roof. How much do different roofing materials weigh? How does roof weight affect your home’s energy efficiency, value, and other things? Read on as we address those questions and more. Your Current Roof It’s important to understand your current roof system. Things … Read more

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Wind Resistance

Here in The North Woods, wind resistance is important for your roof. Your roof provides ultimate protection for your home and your belongings. If anything jeopardizes the protection given by your home’s roof, the protection of everything in your home is jeopardized. Most roofing materials depend on gravity and their own weight for wind resistance, … Read more

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Metal Roofing with Style, Energy Efficiency and Proven Performance

The benefits offered by today’s metal roofing allow homeowners to upgrade their homes with products of lasting value. While other roofs quickly diminish in value as they age, metal roofs provide the following lasting benefits: Proven performance expectation of 50+ years Beautiful styles to match any home or neighborhood Interlocking panels for maximum wind resistance … Read more

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When is a Metal Roof Worth the Investment?

When it comes to your Wisconsin home, making the right roofing decision is important. How much should you spend? Which roof will be the best value for your investment? The benefits of metal roofing have gotten a lot of press in recent years. But everyone knows, too, that a metal roof is a higher investment … Read more