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Remembrance and Gratitude

November 16, 2016 | By Todd Miller

rememberance and gratutude

Did you know that the West Indies island-nation of Grenada celebrates Thanksgiving, but has only done so since 1983? Grenada had been under the authority of a socialist dictatorship since early 1979 and Cuba was very active there, building an airfield that many observers believed was designed to support Soviet aircraft. In October 1983, an… ( read more )

Manufacturing Day 2016

October 15, 2016 | By Todd Miller

October 7, 2016 was Manufacturing Day in the United States and we participated with tours of our 115,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Piqua, Ohio. During these tours, we educated close to 100 area students as to what a career in manufacturing can look like. In 1980, 20 million Americans worked in manufacturing. Today, that… ( read more )

There’s a Fungus Among Us…Gloeocapsa magma

September 20, 2016 | By Todd Miller

Gloeocapsa magma. Ever hear of it before? Perhaps you haven’t heard of it but we guarantee that you have seen it. Curious? Gloeocapsa magma is the algae that grows on composition shingles, causing unsightly streaks and stains. The amount of gloeocapsa magma on a rooftop is a common way in which people estimate the age… ( read more )

Continuous Home Improvement

August 31, 2016 | By Todd Miller

Continuous HOME Improvement

Have you heard of the term “Continuous Improvement”? Chances are that this phrase is not completely foreign to you. We hope though, that the phrase “Continuous HOME Improvement” is NOT one that you regularly use – unless, of course, you’re binge watching “Tim The Tool Man” re­runs. However, many of us, as homeowners, do find… ( read more )

Collaboration

July 13, 2016 | By Todd Miller

Washington and Rochambeau

We hope this finds you well. Here in the United States, July is what we often think of as our “red, white, and blue month.” Thoughts turn to patriotism and our nation’s history as we celebrate Independence Day each July 4. In honor of this holiday, we want to share a special story in our… ( read more )

Why Are Metal Roofs Increasing In Popularity?

June 27, 2016 | By Todd Miller

why are metal roofs increasing in popularity

Metal roofing is documented to be increasing rapidly in popularity for its use on homes. So, why are more and more homeowners choosing metal roofs? Here a few of the reasons based upon our experiences working with thousands of homeowners from across North America. The reasons may surprise you. First of all, we see folks of… ( read more )

Simpler Times, Simpler Summer Plans

May 12, 2016 | By Todd Miller

“You are so quick and professional … Love it!” The words were simple when we heard them from a prospective customer this past week, but they meant so much to us. We had done what we are here to do. At Classic Metal Roofing Systems, one of our Core Values is Customer Satisfaction. Our commitment:… ( read more )

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