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Solar Energy and Energy Savings from Your WI Roof

Today, energy and its costs are top-of-mind for more of us than ever before. How can we maximize our resources to reduce the cost of energy now and in the future?  Cost-Effective Solar Energy: PV Solar Mounted Panels The current reality is that traditional crystalline photovoltaic solar panels offer the most cost-effective energy production. Their … Read more

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Metal Roofing ? Here are 4-Signs Pointing to Yes.

Are you looking for a new roof? Or have you been putting off searching for one because you know it’s going to be difficult? Roofing technology has advanced tremendously in the last few decades with new options and features for beauty and sustainability. Metal has become more than a trend; it’s a versatile roofing solution. … Read more

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Time to buy a new roof? It’s decision time.

It’s decision time. Choosing a roof for your Wisconsin home can be difficult; it’s not a decision you need to make often.  There are many ways to choose a roof. A personal choice of criteria like appearance, longevity, and durability should impact your decision. Cost is essential, but a new roof should include value. Here … 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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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