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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 )

A Green Home: 7 Anytime Ideas for Efficiency Upgrades

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November 15, 2016

While we love to talk about the environmental benefits of our beautiful metal roofs, we also enjoy sharing other tips for making your home more energy efficient and “green”. Here are a few ideas you may want to consider for your home this fall. Have a home energy audit done by an independent third party… ( read more )

Metal Roofing is Clean Roofing

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October 5, 2016

Keeping your home clean and beautiful can start at the top, with metal roofing. Wash it Away The PVDF coatings used on quality metal roofs consist of a very tight molecular bond that encourages dirt to wash off of the roof. In most environmental conditions, these roofs stay very clean over the long term. However,… ( read more )

Metal Roofing: When Hail Comes to Your Roof

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September 7, 2016

As storms rage across the county, hail may bring it’s punishing presence to your roof. Is there any way to protect your home from roof leaks and exposure when hail shows up?  Yes: metal roofing. Metal roofing is widely respected for its hail resistance, and a steel roof from Kassel & Irons offers the ultimate… ( read more )

Proper Roof Ventilation Prevents Mold

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August 24, 2016

In New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, many homes were condemned not because of damage caused by wind but by rising and receding water that left deadly black mold in its wake. Today, storms rage and waters rise, threatening the safety of our our homes with mold damage from poor roof ventilation. Mold is caused by… ( read more )

Ventilation: Breathe In…Breathe Out

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August 10, 2016

Proper Venting for a Lifetime Proper attic ventilation is critical to a healthy and efficient home. Attic ventilation plays a great role in reducing your summer air conditioning costs by venting heat out of the attic. It also vents out the moisture which migrates from inside the home to the attic. In winter, good ventilation… ( read more )