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Searching for the right roof?

July 31, 2021

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Re-roofing can be a painful process, but it doesn’t have to be. Finding the right roof starts with setting your criteria. The metrics you use to choose a good roof might be simple: cost, ease of installation, and how fast you can get it done and move on with your life.  This approach works fine,… ( read more )

Because you care about tomorrow: sustainable roofing

June 30, 2021

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We can make sustainable choices in the cars we purchase and how we use or collect energy for our homes. Do you know that you can make a sustainable roofing choice for your Atlanta area home? The very least sustainable roofing choice is asphalt.  The most stainable choice in roofing is metal.  How do Asphalt… ( read more )

Metal Roofing Trends for Your Atlanta Area Home

January 28, 2021

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We often spend a great deal of time thinking about what we want to do to improve our homes and protect our investment in them. Of course, that comes with budgeting and planning—more thinking. Do your plans include or require a new roof? Whether building from the ground up, creating an addition, or replacing a… ( read more )

With green as a given, what comes next in roofing for Atlanta homeowners?

February 26, 2020

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Roofing, just like technology, is following Moore’s Law which addresses the ever-increasing speed of change and advancement. We are seeing a rapid succession of product developments, and the inclusion of technology in such roofing areas as measuring, marketing, estimating, visualizing, and sales. These are exciting times. Back in 1996, well-known futurist Watts Wacker posed a… ( read more )

Energy Efficiency and Expert Metal Roofing Installation

July 23, 2019

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Many homeowners choose metal roofs because they learn that these roofs can save the environment – and their wallets – through energy efficiency. That’s very true, but not all metal roof installations are the same in terms of energy efficiency. The level of energy efficiency achieved with metal roofing is dependent upon the knowledge of… ( 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 )

How to Achieve Good Attic Ventilation for Your Home

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 )

Baby, Its Cooler Outside: 7 Places to Look for Energy Savings

November 28, 2016

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It’s getting cooler, even in Atlanta. The winter months deliver a dip in overnight temperatures that can bring 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 air out. Here are 7 simple steps… ( read more )

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