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26 Ways to Prepare Your Home for a Kentucky Winter

October 20, 2018

Prepare Your Home for Winter CMRS of KY

Winter is coming, whether we want it to or not! Hopefully, we have a few more weeks for outside activities but, rest assured, cold and even snow are on their way to Kentucky. As part of those outside activities, there may even be a few things we can do to prepare our homes for winter…. ( read more )

Metal Roofs: Sustainability and Energy

August 20, 2018

Metal Roofs and Energy Classic Metal Roofing Systems of KY

Now, it seems more than ever, Energy is a key factor in making decisions for home improvements. The focus on energy is on how to save or create energy in the future. The focus on the sustainability or durability of the materials we use in our homes is driven partly by an environmental focus, but… ( read more )

Temperature Extremes Affect Your Home. Your Roof Can Help.

June 27, 2018

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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 )

The Right Roof Can Pay You Back With Energy Efficiency

August 4, 2017

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Here is part 3 of 3 in how a roof can pay you back over time. In this series, we are answering the question: Can the right roof pay you back over time? The simple answer is “yes.” The detailed answer is that the payback can come in 3 ways: increased home value, freedom from… ( read more )