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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 )

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 )

Your Atlanta Home: Water Damage

November 23, 2016

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Water damage goes beyond a puddle on your basement floor. We might be near the end of hurricane season, but water and its band of trouble makers could still be wreaking havoc in your Atlanta area home. Here’s a list of 5 trouble makers, all escorted in by water, for your roof and home: Rusted… ( read more )

Metal Roofing is Clean Roofing for Your Atlanta Home

September 19, 2016

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Keeping your home clean and beautiful can start at the top, with metal roofing. Wash it Away The PVDF coatings used on quality metal roofs consist of a very tight molecular bond that encourages dirt to wash off of the roof. In most environmental conditions, these roofs stay very clean over the long term. However,… ( read more )

Metal Roofing: When Hail Comes to Atlanta

August 31, 2016

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As storms rage across the southeast, hail may bring it’s punishing presence to your Atlanta roof. Is there any way to protect your home from roof leaks and exposure when hail shows up? Yes: metal roofing. Metal roofing is widely respected for its hail resistance, and a Classic Metal Roof offers the ultimate in protection…. ( read more )

Metal Roofing: Can Your Atlanta Roof Stand Up to the Wind?

August 18, 2016

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Devastating hurricanes and storms have brought a lot of press to this subject. We have all seen the video footage of roof damage. In these extreme weather events, the roof is a terrible place to be for all product genres. Does metal roofing really perform better than other products? Let’s take a look at the… ( read more )