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There’s No Place Like Home Under a Metal Roof

What does a metal roof have to do with a classic phrase? In his book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, L. Frank Baum says something that has been quoted millions of times since: “There’s no place like home.”  Few of us have difficulty picturing Dorothy in the movie clicking the heels of her ruby slippers … 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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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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The Financial Impact of Metal Roofing: Reduced Energy Costs

Summer will come to Northern Wisconsin. And when it does, our quality metal roofing systems will reduce home energy costs by keeping homes naturally cooler in hot weather and reducing summer air conditioning demand. 3 Ways  Our Metal Roofing Systems Can Reduce Energy Costs Special coatings of reflective pigment reflect away radiant heat. All the … Read more

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Buying a New Roof: 4 More Things to Consider

When buying a new roof, the things to consider are numerous. We’ve been compiling a list of purchasing criteria that we hope you will find helpful. Here are 4 more important things to consider before you sign a contract. 1. Applicability for Your Home For homes that have unique design elements, one of your criteria … Read more

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Metal Roofing: Saving and Harnessing Energy with Your Home’s Roof

  Energy is increasingly a key factor to consider when making decisions for home improvements. How do we save or create energy for the future? It’s very practical to think about the durability or sustainability of the materials we use in our homes, not just as an environmental concern, but in terms of the cost … 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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Buying a New Roof: 4 Things to Consider Before You Purchase

There is much to consider when buying a new roof for your home. You will want to protect all that your home contains, and protect your investment. Here are 4 important things to consider when making your roofing purchase decision. It may seem a disparate list…but it all comes together under the right roof. Energy … Read more