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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The Classic Metal Roofing Systems of Kentuckiana Blog!

November 29, 2007 | Filed under: Company Info

Hello, and thanks for visiting. I’m Joe Knife, Manager of Classic Metal Roofing Systems of Kentuckiana. The purpose of this Blog is to give you a glimpse into the goings-on here at Classic Metal Roofing Systems of Kentuckiana, a Louisville, Kentucky retail office of Classic Metal Roofing Systems. We specialize in residential metal roofing, with…

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