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When Is the Right Time to Invest in a Quality Metal Roof?

January 20, 2019

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Buying a new roof is always an investment decision. But when is the right time to invest in a quality metal roof? This might sound like a simple question, but the answer isn’t always obvious. Of course, much depends on your current situation. We find that most of our customers are not in an “emergency”… ( read more )

Preparing for Winter by Preventing Ice Dams

September 30, 2018

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Here in Kentucky, homeowners are concerned these days about high winds, and even freezing temperatures, pushed into the region by tropical storms and mounting winter blasts. We’ve addressed the extreme winds that can occur, even here, earlier this month. Now, let’s take a look at Ice Dams. Ice dams generally result from one of two… ( read more )

Is a New Metal Roof Right for Your Old Kentucky Home?

August 31, 2018

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The answer for Kentucky homeowners is “yes”. Let’s look at some attributes of metal roofing that lend themselves to older homes: Beauty. It’s interesting to see how a metal roof can add beauty to any older home, so we invite you to take a look at a just one old house, and the difference metal… ( read more )

6 Key Components of a Quality Metal Roof

July 27, 2018

If you’re shopping for a metal roof, we have put together a list of six things to look for in any potential metal roofing product. Not all metal roofs offer these features, but we think you will agree that all six are very important. 1. Quality and tested finishes Available in many colors and even… ( 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 )

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