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Ice Dams in Atlanta? Yes.

September 30, 2018

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What in years past may have been confined to some higher elevations in rural Georgia, has in recent years come to visit upon more of the state. Freezing temperatures from mounting winter blasts have brought snow and ice dams to Atlanta area homes. So, What Causes an Ice Dam? Ice dams generally result from one… ( read more )

Preparing for High Winds…Even Hurricane Strength Winds

September 16, 2018

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Georgia homeowners are concerned these days about high winds, pushed into the region by tropical storms that usually carry on through November of each year.  Preparing for High Winds It seems increasingly likely that this will be a more violent hurricane season than earlier anticipated. Over the past year, the construction industry has taken a… ( read more )

Putting a New Metal Roof on an Old House

August 31, 2018

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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 roofing options can make. In the June… ( read more )

Sustainability: Metal Roofing for Saving and Harnessing Energy

August 21, 2018

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When making decisions about home improvements, these days, energy is at or near the top of the list of considerations. How can we save or create energy for the future? What are the most sustainable or durable home improvement purchases we can make? How Saving Energy Impacts Your Roofing Decisions Your home’s roof is too large… ( read more )

Components of a Quality Metal Roof: The Top 6

July 27, 2018

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If you’re researching the purchase of a metal roof for your Atlanta area home, here is an excellent place to start: our list of the top six things to look for in any metal roofing product. Not all metal roofs meet these quality points, but we think you will agree that all six are essential. 1…. ( read more )

Metal Roofing and Other Protections to Make Your Atlanta Home Resilient

July 22, 2018

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We count on our homes to be a place to weather the storms of life. If it’s your weekend place, your city basecamp, or your winter home, if it’s in Georgia, you can count on storms of other sorts, too. Unfortunately, there are things out there that threaten our homes which are mostly weather-related. Wind,… ( read more )

Temperature Extremes Affect Your Home. Your Roof Can Help.

June 27, 2018

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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… ( read more )

Water Damage: Protect Your Home from Rain and Flooding

June 16, 2018

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When it comes to protecting your home from water damage, there are two primary concerns – rain intrusion and flooding. Here in northern Georgia, we have ample opportunities for both of these menaces to affect our homes.  The Right Roof Eliminates Water Damage Keeping water out during rain depends heavily on a secure and well-maintained… ( read more )

Interlocking Metal Roofing Panels for Wind Resistant Roofing

May 30, 2018

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Strong winds are prevalent everywhere, but here in Atlanta, we also receive those strong winds as the residual of hurricanes. Though the strength of those storms weaken over the miles that they travel, it’s not unusual these days for homeowners in Georgia to experience winds in excess of 80 mph during the hurricane season.  Wind resistant… ( read more )

Protect Home From Water Damage with Interlocking Metal Roofing Panels

May 20, 2018

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When protecting your home from water damage, there are two primary concerns:  rain and flooding. Here’s some information on managing rain intrusions with interlocking metal roofing panels. Keeping water out during rain depends heavily on a secure and well-maintained roof system. That maintenance, on longer-term roofs, can require occasional replacement of sealants on the roof… ( read more )

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