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Local answers to your questions about metal roofing

When you need to learn about a new subject, where do you turn?  Do you visit the library, ask your friends,  or Google? Many people turn to Google first with their questions. While Googling is great for getting a quick answer, sometimes you need a local authority on the matter.  Combining Classic Metal Roofing Systems’ … Read more

Metal Roofing Ventilation American Metal Roofs of Northern WI

2 Roofs: The right metal roofing system solves their problems

No matter the season, storms, water, and moisture can wreak havoc on your roof.  Of particular interest here in northern Wisconsin, are the year-round problems of attic ventilation. Here are the stories of 2 homes with problems of water and moisture damage. Both can be remediated with proper ventilation, and the right metal roofing solution. … Read more

Roof Ventilation American Metal Roofs of Northern WI

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

Attic Condensation American Metal Roofs of WI

Will You Be Surprised by Attic Condensation?

Do you know what you’ll find when next you visit your attic? We hope it’s not moisture. Your home requires protection from and the prevention of condensation. So, what does metal roofing have to do with condensation? Here’s an explanation. A properly installed metal roof, with a properly prepared attic, can prevent condensation. Metal Roofing: … Read more

Buying a New Roof American Metal Roofs of WI

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 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