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Home Shows and Finding A Contractor

March 12, 2013 | Filed under: Homeowner Tips,Newsletters

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 )

Is metal roofing right for my home?

February 15, 2013 | Filed under: Homeowner Tips,Newsletters

It seems like many homeowners are well aware of the longevity, energy efficiency, and other benefits of metal but, for various reasons, they still wonder whether metal roofing is right for their home. The answer is often that a metal roof will indeed work very well on their home but, fact is, every situation is… ( read more )

Home Maintenance Resolutions

January 14, 2013 | Filed under: Homeowner Tips,Newsletters

Happy New Year! At Classic Metal Roofing Systems, we hope that you and yours had a wonderful and safe holiday season with plenty of time for fun with those you care about. It seems that this is the time during which we all make resolutions. We thought it might be fun to look at a… ( read more )

Fiscal Cliff Bill Extends Metal Roofing Tax Credit

January 2, 2013 | Filed under: Energy,Environmentally Friendly,Featured Post

The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 includes a renewal of the tax credit for reflective metal roofing. Assuming the bill is signed by the President, homeowners who purchase Energy Star rated metal roofs in 2013 will be eligible for a federal tax credit of up to $500 based upon 10% of the value of… ( read more )

Tips for Cleaner, and Greener Holidays

December 15, 2012 | Filed under: Homeowner Tips,Newsletters

This Christmas, please take a look at these tips for cleaner, and greener holidays. Beeswax, vegetable wax, and soy candles burn cleaner than traditional paraffin candles, and are not petroleum-based. Save gas and carpool to holiday events, family parties, and church. Enjoy the extra time for friendship. It is estimated that, if everyone in the… ( read more )

Is A Metal Roof Right For You?

September 20, 2012 | Filed under: Environmentally Friendly,Featured Post,Misc. Good News

Metal roofing is enjoying increasing popularity along with other metal building products. Property owners are choosing metal for many reasons. Homeowners who want to beautify their homes for the long term while also adding energy efficiency and other benefits are often choosing metal roofs. Classic Metal Roofing Systems President Todd Miller was recently invited by… ( read more )

Severe Winds Damage Roofing

August 29, 2012 | Filed under: Featured Post,Misc. Good News

Hurricane Isaac and other severe winds can damage roofing and wreak havoc on your home. But high winds are also very interesting. Metal roofing can be a good way to protect your home in all sorts of severe weather. In keeping with hurricane season, we recently discovered a fascinating website that graphically shows the current… ( read more )

Metal Roofing and Fire Protection

August 18, 2012 | Filed under: Featured Post,Homeowner Tips,Misc. Good News

The benefits of metal roofing are numerous; that metal roofing can contribute to fire protection may be news to you.  Durability, energy efficiency, beauty, low weight, and wind resistance are some of the key reasons why homeowners are increasingly choosing metal roofs. However, fire protection is another reason. The dry, hot summer that has held… ( read more )

Never Have To Deal With A Roofer Again

July 16, 2012 | Filed under: Homeowner Tips,Newsletters

In our June 2012 e-newsletter, we really broke free from the construction and home maintenance arena and brought you two delicious summertime (and energy efficient!) recipes. Thank you for the favorable comments we received as a result. This month, we want to return to construction materials by talking some about how construction materials have changed… ( read more )

Storm Damage: Has it Hit Your Roof?

July 4, 2012 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Featured Post,Homeowner Tips

Severe storms in recent weeks in many areas of the country have left roofs with storm damage by wind and hail. Homeowners who felt that they had years of service left in their roofs are frustrated as they face insurance claims and extensive repairs or replacement. Furthermore, even if repairs are possible, the damages have… ( read more )

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