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

August 31, 2018 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Research,Sustainability

Metal Roofing Old House Classic Metal Roofing of KY

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…

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Metal Roofs: Sustainability and Energy

August 20, 2018 | Filed under: Energy Efficiency,Resiliency,Sustainability

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…

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6 Key Components of a Quality Metal Roof

July 27, 2018 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Research

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…

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Weathering the Storms with a Resilient Home

July 19, 2018 | Filed under: Resiliency,Storm Protection

Resilient Home - Classic Metal Roofing Systems of KY

Why create a resilient home? When you return to your home from the work and an often frantic pace of activity, you want it to be a place of rest, relaxation, and a haven of safety. Home can be a place where you can forget about worries and hurriedness and just enjoy living. A place to…

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Temperature Extremes Affect Your Home. Your Roof Can Help.

June 27, 2018 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Energy Efficiency,Research,Resiliency,Roofing Issues

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…

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Water Damage: Protecting Your Home from Rain and Floods

June 16, 2018 | Filed under: Resiliency,Storm Protection

When it comes to protecting your home from water damage, there are two primary concerns – rain intrusion and flooding. Here in Kentucky, we get a fair amount of both. The Right Roof Eliminates Water Damage Keeping water out during rain depends heavily on a secure and well-maintained roof system. That maintenance, on longer-term roofs,…

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