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Buying a New Roof: Consider Durability, Wind Resistance and Resiliency

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July 31, 2017

Many things can be accomplished with your home’s new roof. A good place to start is by understanding the major things which impact your decision and then thinking in terms of what your current roof offers and what it lacks that you want to address or correct with a new roof. Buying A New Roof… ( read more )

Why Fire Resistant Roofing?

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June 23, 2017

Metal roofing is one of the few truly fire resistant roofing materials available. The fire resistance of roofing is obviously a top-of-mind issue for homeowners around the country who live in areas prone to devastating wildfires. Each year, and especially in 2016, families in the Smoky Mountains, western states,  and other areas of the United States… ( read more )

Wind Resistance and Metal Roofing

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May 30, 2017

No matter where you live, 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 )

Can the Right Roof Enhance Your Home’s Curb Appeal?

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February 23, 2017

The aesthetics of your home are very personal and emotional. Very rarely will someone do something to their home’s exterior that they do not believe will maintain or enhance their home’s beauty.  So, let’s talk about how the right roof can enhance your home’s curb appeal. Roof as Design Element It’s to understand how much… ( read more )

How to Choose A Beautiful Roof for Your Beautiful Home

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January 5, 2017

Style One of the beauties of metal roofing is the wide variety of panel profiles (style) which are available. Homeowners can choose from corrugated looks to true standing seams to shake, slate, shingle, and tile facsimiles. But which “look” is best for your home? While this is a matter of personal choice, not every profile… ( read more )

Water and Its Band of Trouble Makers

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December 7, 2016

Storms of all types wreak havoc on our homes. Water from rain or ice-melt can be especially damaging. Here are some trouble makers to look for…and deal with…for a healthier, safer home: Rusted Exhaust Flues. Over a period of years, condensation can cause steel exhaust ducts on furnaces and water heaters to rust. Holes in… ( read more )