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Interlocking Metal Roofing Panels Provide Wind Resistance

December 6, 2018

Strong winds are prevalent everywhere, but if you live in a hurricane-prone area or one that receives those strong winds as the residual of hurricanes, or even in the west and coasts of North America, the winds come.  Though the strength of those storms weaken over the miles that they travel, it’s not unusual these days for homeowners… ( read more )

Interlocking Metal Roofing Panels: Protection from Water Damage

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May 20, 2018

Water damage to your home and all that it contains comes mainly from two primary culprits: rain and flooding. Flooding can come from a variety of events, and being prepared for it is very important. In this article, we want to focus on water intrusion from the top of your house: the roof. Managing Rain… ( read more )

Hail Resistant Roofing

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March 5, 2018

Severe hailstorms damage and destroy non-hail resistant roofing materials. This occurs at great expense and aggravation to property owners and insurance companies. Typical Roofing vs Hail Resistant Roofing Property owners in hail prone areas have done careful research to find hail- resistant roofing, and local insurance companies are rewarding property owners who choose hail resistant… ( 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 )

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 )