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Your Roof: Hurricane Strength Winds and Rain

September 28, 2021

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The Atlantic hurricane season typically lasts from June through November. Even though we may not be in the direct path of a storm, hurricane-strength winds and rains can pummel the Atlanta area. How Can You Prepare Your Roof for the Next Storm? What to do before the storm: Unfortunately, you can’t do much to prepare… ( read more )

Why is the best summer roof a metal roof?

May 27, 2021

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With summer comes the memories of childhood. Remember the heat from a boiling asphalt driveway? With bare feet, we quickly learned that you wouldn’t scorch your feet if you ran fast enough. Asphalt can’t change its nature when it comes to heat. Asphalt gets hot, and although the asphalt on that driveway isn’t the same… ( read more )

Year-Round Metal Roof Installation

November 28, 2020

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A season of cooler months in Georgia can present some challenges to getting things done. Fortunately, it usually has nothing to do with bad weather.  Holiday celebrations, annual renewals, and planning for the new year can put us on overload from November through January.  It’s easy to think that this is no time to make exterior… ( read more )

Metal roofing questions: Atlanta homeowners get answers.

August 28, 2020

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When you need to learn about a new subject, where do you turn?  Do you visit the library, ask your friends, or Google? While Googling is great for getting a quick answer, sometimes you need a local authority on the matter. That’s where we come in. Combining Classic Metal Roofing Systems’ manufacturing excellence with our… ( read more )

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 )

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 )

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