Tax Credit for Residential Metal Roofing

April 29, 2009 | Filed under: Roofing Issues

The biggest news going right now in residential metal roofing is this: as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (the big stimulus package that passed and was signed into law in February), there is now a substantial tax credit for homeowners who choose certain metal roofs for their home. Here are some common…

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Hear our latest radio commercial

January 17, 2008 | Filed under: Company Info

We’re running this radio spot on 970 WGTK in Louisville. This is just me, speaking from the heart, about issues that I hear from my customers every day. We just finished up a home show here in Louisville and once again the most common comment I heard was “Wow, I didn’t know metal roofing could…

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Cool Metal Roofing

| Filed under: Roofing Issues

The Energy Policy Act of 2005 included tax credits for homeowners who made energy-efficient updates to their home, including having metal roofing installed that met Energy Star criteria. Those tax credits were effective for 2006 and 2007 but have now expired and were not renewed (so far). But, cool metal roofing is STILL a great…

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Shakes and Shingles explained

January 6, 2008 | Filed under: Roofing Issues

The following article appeared in the Daily Herald, a suburban Chicago newspaper. However, I thought that homeowners in Kentucky and Indiana would be interested in the information as well. See the full article here. It explains in great detail the differences and qualities of cedar shakes and shingles for residential roofing, including the different cuts…

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Asphalt / Composition Shingle Failures

January 2, 2008 | Filed under: Roofing Issues

One of the most eye-opening things I encountered in 2007 was early failure of asphalt / composition shingle roofs. The average age of comp. shingle roofs we replaced in 2007 was only about 12 years old. Two of the earliest failures, both at just SIX YEARS old, were the more expensive dimensional / architectural shingles….

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A Little History

December 4, 2007 | Filed under: Company Info

Classic Metal Roofing Systems (aka Classic Products, Inc.) is a Piqua, Ohio-based manufacturer of residential metal roofing systems. Since 1980, Classic has been manufacturing systems of interlocking metal shakes and shingles for residential and light commercial use. Some of our products date back to 1959, even! Throughout the U.S. (and to some extent, the world)…

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