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Can Your Roof Help Produce Solar Energy?

March 28, 2017

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When it’s time to replace the roof on your existing home, or it’s time to choose a roof for new construction, it’s time to think about the impact of your roofing decision on your future energy use. Don’t miss this opportunity to avoid costly rework or expensive energy. Every Roofing Decision Affects Your Future Energy… ( read more )

It Time for a Spring Roof Inspection Checklist

March 4, 2017

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Your home’s roof provides its primary defense against the elements. For that reason, it makes sense to have your roof be in good condition and performing like it should be. Unfortunately, a harsh hurricane season can take a real toll on roofing materials. Now, before more spring rains come, is the time to make a… ( read more )

A Metal Roof: Is it Worth the Investment?

February 25, 2017

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The benefits of metal roofing have gotten a lot of press in recent years. But everyone knows, too, that a metal roof is a higher investment than the old technology asphalt and fiberglass shingles. So, how can you tell if the extra investment of a metal roof is right for you? Let’s take a look… ( read more )

The Right Roof Can Enhance Your Home’s Curb Appeal

February 23, 2017

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The aesthetics of your home can be personal and emotional. Very rarely will a homeowner do something to their home’s exterior that they do not believe will maintain or enhance their home’s beauty and value. So, let’s talk about how the right roof can enhance your home’s curb appeal. Roof as Design Element It’s to… ( read more )

Learn How to Achieve Good Attic Ventilation

January 28, 2017

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Good attic ventilation requires both intake and exhaust vents. Intake vents are at the bottom of the roof, often in the home’s overhangs. Exhaust vents are typically at or near the ridge or peak of the roof. You want to have ventilation that creates total continuous air exchanges in the attic. Outside air flows in… ( read more )

Why is Good Ventilation Important for Your Home?

January 24, 2017

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Do metal roofs bring special ventilation needs or condensation concerns when installed on homes? The general answer is “no” but there is more than a simple answer. Unless a home has been built specifically in a manner which does not require attic ventilation (such as a conditioned space or hot attic, or insulated panel construction),… ( read more )

Add Value to Your Home with Metal Roofing

December 30, 2016

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Looking for ways to increase the value of your home? Specialty metal roofing may resonate with you as it not only protects and beautifies your home; it will increase the value of your investment. Historically, the Cost vs Value Report by Remodeling Magazine has found that high-end roofing adds over 60% of its cost to… ( read more )

Rustic Shingle: America’s Most Proven Roofing from MiddleSouth Systems

December 18, 2016

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Since the beginning of time, humans have sought shelter. It provides comfort, warmth, protection, and a feeling of home. A huge part of shelter is a good roof. At MiddleSouth Systems, we have worked hard to find products that offer our customers the best combination of beauty, value, protection, energy efficiency, and environmental friendliness. We… ( read more )

Baby, Its Cooler Outside: New Orleans Home Energy Savings

November 28, 2016

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It’s getting cooler in New Orleans. Of course the culture here is always cool…but winter months bring a dip in overnight temperatures that can create challenges to energy savings and efficiencies in your home. Basically, comfort in your home requires getting heat where it needs to be and at the same time, keeping the cold… ( read more )

Water Damage: A Troupe of Trouble Makers for Your New Orleans Home

November 23, 2016

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We might be near the end of hurricane season, but water and its troupe of trouble makers may still be wreaking havoc in your New Orleans home.  Here’s a list of 5 of the top players in trouble making that water can bring: Rusted Exhaust Flues. Over a period of years, condensation can cause steel… ( read more )

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