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A Quality Metal Roof Can Increase Home Value

May 30, 2017

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When considering a metal roof, homeowners often ask if the investment can increase home value. Building materials are always evolving and improving. There are points where, if you do not upgrade your home, it will become very unattractive to a potential buyer. As an example, a home with a recently remodeled kitchen that does not… ( read more )

Permanently Protect Your Home: Wind Resistance and Metal Roofing

May 20, 2017

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Here in New Orleans, wind resistance is important for your roof. Your roof provides ultimate protection for your home and your belongings. If anything jeopardizes the protection given by your home’s roof, the protection of everything in your home is jeopardized.   Most roofing materials depend on gravity and their own weight for wind resistance,… ( read more )

Metal Roofing with Style, Energy Efficiency and Proven Performance

April 30, 2017

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The benefits offered by today’s metal roofing allow homeowners to upgrade their homes with products of lasting value. While other roofs quickly diminish in value as they age, metal roofs provide the following lasting benefits: Proven performance expectation of 50+ years Beautiful styles to match any home or neighborhood Interlocking panels for maximum wind resistance… ( read more )

Its Raining: Clean Up & Clean Up as a part of Home Improvement

April 20, 2017

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Spring is here and with it the rain. While this can be a season of looking forward to home improvement, it should also be a time of planning. Look for ways to do more with less. Are there areas of your home which have collected unused clutter that can be cleaned up and turned into… ( read more )

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 )

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