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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

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Metal Roof Cost vs. Asphalt Roof Cost

A common myth about metal roofing is that it costs more than common roofing materials, like asphalt.  A metal roof usually costs more than an asphalt roof here in northern Wisconsin and Michigan’s UP. However, over time, the total investment is less with cold-weather protection from damage, low maintenance, long life, and home value. It’s … Read more

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Your Roof:Storm Damage from wind, rain, and soon snow. Are you ready?

How Can You Prepare for Roof Storm Damage?  Fall is full of wind and rain here in Northern Wisconsin. Weather systems can converge on us quickly and leave roof damage in their trail.  Protecting your roof means protecting your home and all it contains. What can you do to prepare? What to do before the … Read more