Category: Homeowner Tips

Did Your Home’s Roof Survive The Winter?

March 23, 2014 | By Todd Miller

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 winter like the one we have just been through, can take a real toll on roofing materials. In some areas of the… ( read more )

Resolutions – Inspiration for the New Year

January 16, 2014 | By Todd Miller

All of us at Classic Metal Roofing Systems hope you and yours had a blessed Christmas and New Year’s Celebration! We are happy to say that we are kicking off the new year with a series of inspirational (and sometimes humorous) postings on our Facebook page. These are custom-designed by us for the enjoyment of… ( read more )

What Scary Things are Lurking in your Home?

November 13, 2013 | By Todd Miller

Halloween may be over but are scary things still lurking inside of your home? This month we take a look at a few things to beware of. Rusted Exhaust Flues. Over a period of years, condensation can cause steel exhaust ducts on furnaces and water heaters to rust. Holes in these ducts can allow dangerous… ( read more )

Favorite Home Improvement Websites

October 15, 2013 | By Jeffrey Friend

October is here and many homeowners are scurrying to get those last minute home improvement projects done before winter. Whether to help guide your projects yet this year, or to give you some great reading material for those cold winter months, below are some of our favorite websites for home-related ideas and solutions. At Home… ( read more )

Are Metal Shingles Right For My Home?

July 24, 2013 | By Todd Miller

Metal roofing on homes is rapidly gaining popularity. In fact, it’s one of the fastest growing segments of the home improvement industry. Many homeowners, though, are searching for something different than traditional metal roofing, so they end up investigating metal shingle roofing. “Are metal shingles right for my home?” is a frequent question we are… ( read more )

Top Six Things To Look For In A Metal Roof

July 15, 2013 | By Todd Miller

We hope that this finds you well and enjoying a good summer. We’ve been very busy, and it looks like this will be yet another record-breaking year for the residential metal roofing industry. If you’re shopping for a metal roof, we have put together the following “Top Six” list of things to look for in… ( read more )

Hailstorms

June 26, 2013 | By Todd Miller

Oftentimes, we bring you information that is not necessarily related to roofing but will make your life and home more efficient, comfortable, and enjoyable. Because we have heard from so many of you that you are planning roofing projects in 2013, we want to talk about roofing. In particular, we want to discuss an enemy… ( read more )

Going Green

May 13, 2013 | By Todd Miller

Here in Ohio, we seem to have gone from winter to summer almost overnight. Yet we have friends in the plains states who still seem to be stuck in winter. Even for them, though, summer will be here soon, and summer is always the perfect time to have some fun but also to make things… ( read more )

It’s Springtime…

April 9, 2013 | By Todd Miller

What a wonderful feeling! It’s finally springtime in Piqua, Ohio and we hope it is where you are, too! It was a rough winter in much of North America. If you’re like us, you have plenty of outside projects and fun activities just waiting to happen. We’re hearing from most of our independent dealers that… ( read more )

Home Shows and Finding A Contractor

March 12, 2013 | By Todd Miller

Spring Home Show season is upon us and we’re hearing of record attendance at many shows. Contractors across the country are telling us that they have huge backlogs and are expecting 2013 to be a very active year with more and more homeowners deciding to renovate and improve their existing homes. If you attend a… ( read more )

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