Design a Home with a Distinctive Architectural Style with Sustainable Metal Roofing

When you look at a home, what's one of the most prominent features that's also one of the most overlooked? The roof. Because of its prominence, the roof sets the tone for the rest of the style of the home....

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Metal Roofing Provides Cool Cash Savings on Utilities

There was a time when American homeowners, for the most part, simply thought the only roofing was asphalt shingles. Roofs were heavy and hot. Today, homeowners look for attributes that reduce monthly expenditures, have a minimal impact on the environment and provide curbside appeal. These attributes can be found under one kind of roof...

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Metal Roofing FAQ's - Your Frequently Asked Questions, Answered by Roofing Experts

Classic Metal Roofing Systems takes a leadership role in all industry associations. The Classic Metal Roofing team is known for their experience, knowledge, and willingness to help homeowners no matter what type of roofing product they are considering. You’ve got questions, and they’ve got answers!

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Put ice dam build-up at bay with low-voltage radiant heat

Residents in the northern half of the United States often see significant ice build-up on their roof’s edges in the winter months. Here is a heating solution to prevent snow buildup and ice damming on roofs, valleys, eaves, and gutters.

5 green building materials for your home

You can limit a home’s environmental impact by using green building materials, which helps to reduce the home’s carbon footprint.

1970s rancher undergoes high performance makeover

A dated 1970s era ranch home underwent a deep remodeling job and went on to win a top green building award and helped educate a community on green building.

Resilient roofing: clay and concrete tile can help protect homes from inclement weather and fire

Roof materials can either make or break the home’s ability to withstand climate shift events.

Gutter problems

Problems with the gutters on a home can create major headaches for any homeowner. Taking proper care of the gutters from installation to seasonal cleanings is important in maintaining the integrity of your home against water damage.

Easy home maintenance tips that can save you money

Proper maintenance of the home and appliances will prevent costly repairs or replacements and will add to the efficiency with which your home runs. Here are a few items to keep an eye on that may be slipping under your home-maintenance radar.

6 Signs of an Aging Roof

Even with the best level of care, there will come a time when a roof will have to be replaced.

Metal roofing ready to tackle, wind, rain, fire & earthquakes

Metal roofing is known as a sustainable, durable choice for many green homes. But it can also stand up to the worst that Mother Nature has to offer.

Metal cool roof delivers energy savings with style

Cool roof certified roofing materials help reduce the heating load of a home, and can mimic any style.

Make sure your green roof is low maintenance

Throughout North America, there are many beautiful, living roofs dotting our urban landscape that also require care.

Secrets behind the walls of 3 high performance green homes

It's easy being green; after all, there are many ways to design and build a high performance green home.

The pros and cons of unventilated attics

The energy savings touted by unvented attics can be as high as 20%. However, if moisture is able to enter the unvented attic space, it may lead to roofing panel issues.

Tubular daylighting lets the sun shine in

Windows aren't the only solution for bringing natural light into every area in your home.

Roofing contractors can expand markets with solar installation certification

With solar energy becoming more mainstream in many parts of the U.S., roofing contractors who add photovoltaic installation to their services can greatly expand in their markets.

Durable sheathing resists weather for easier builds

Sheathing that can stand up to the weather helps builders deliver a better quality home.

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