Caring for Your New Windows

Now that you have new windows (or are considering a window replacement soon), knowing how to care for them can directly impact how long they will last. Even if you have older windows, regular maintenance and care are imperative. You want to protect your investment and get the most out of your new windows – here’s how!

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Dayton Window Replacements in Winter? 3 Reasons You Should Consider It

It’s common to associate home repairs, such as window replacements with the spring and summer months. The weather is mild, and it feels like a great time to meet your household goals before the cold months set in. While that may be true, winter can also be a great time to replace Ohio windows, for a few surprising reasons.

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When to Install Your Michigan Metal Roof

The decision to install a metal roof in Flint comes with many benefits, from energy efficiency to increased longevity. Homeowners must also consider the best time of year to install, as this may affect the price. Like many industries, roofing has an “off season.” As you may imagine, prices decrease marginally during a period where there is supply, but little demand. Buying your roof in the late fall, winter, or early spring can save you money.

Wintertime is a “taboo” time to buy a roof, because you may have heard at some point that roofing your house in low temperatures can cause shrinking and expanding of materials. However, this is only true of asphalt shingles – not metal of any kind. Metal installations are doable at any temperature. Nonetheless, many homeowners want to wait until spring or summer. Here are a few compelling reasons to dare to be different and get a new roof this winter.

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Metal Roofing Is the Best Winter Roofing Material – Here’s Why

The Midwest and the Northeast are no strangers to harsh winters; they both experience weather that ranges from snow and ice to hail and freezing rain. Even when the weather is dry, temperatures can creep below zero in a hurry, running up your utility bill with a vengeance. Homeowners need a roof that’s as hearty as the weather the region throws at it. If you choose metal, your new roof will be ready for the snow, rain, sleet, ice, and freezing temperatures. However, some materials hold up even better than others. Here are a few reasons to go with metal in a cold climate, as well as the best materials to choose.

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Need a New Roof This Winter? With Metal, It’s Possible, Even in Buffalo

Do you need a new roof, but keep waiting for spring to roll around for fear of issues with winter installation? You don’t have to put it off. The things that you’ve heard about cold temperatures in Buffalo causing problems with roofing installation are true – but not for metal. It’s absolutely accurate that asphalt shingles can shrink in temperatures under 40 degrees. If you risk a shingle installation in such a climate, it can cause sizing issues that negatively impact the appearance and structural integrity of your roof. With metal, you don’t have to worry.

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Metal Roofing Through Time: A History

Some homeowners might think that metal roofing is a relatively new phenomenon, but it’s one of the oldest roofing materials in existence. Just as it is today, metal roofing has long been a superior roofing material and architects often used it on buildings of political or religious significance. Let’s explore a brief history of metal roofing through time by looking at how different common materials came to be used.

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Can Your Metal Roof Pay You Back?

Metal roofs can be more expensive than asphalt or other materials. However, they last longer, cost less to maintain, and do not need replacement as often as other types. So, can installing a metal roof save you more money in the long run?

Metal roofs, with their durable materials, protective coating, and energy-efficient capabilities, can save you and your family thousands in maintenance costs and other fees.

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How Does the Shape of Your Michigan Roof Affect Your Roofing Choice?

When shopping for a new metal roof, you have to consider multiple factors such as color, coating material, contractor, and price. Another crucial factor to consider is roof shape.

When you choose a metal roof, you need to know how the roof slope and pitch affect performance. In addition, the design of the roof needs to complement your Flint home’s aesthetic and specific needs. It’s important to know why roof shape is significant and what options are available to you so you can make a smart, informed decision.

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Choosing the Right Color for Your Metal Roof

When choosing the best metal roof option for your home, one of the most exciting parts of the process is selecting a color. With seemingly endless design possibilities, metal roofs provide color options based on the pigment that is in your exterior roof coating. However, not every color works best for metal roofing. Some colors provide benefits that others do not; and others clash with your home’s design. To find the best color, it is important to assess your home’s aesthetic, your goals, and the benefits that each color can provide.

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Evaluate the Ventilation of Your Ohio Metal Roof

When you think of ventilation, air vents, windows, and HVAC systems come to mind. You may not even consider that your Dayton roof would need ventilation – but, it does! A poorly ventilated metal roof presents significant challenges to your home’s comfort and air flow. On the other hand, a metal roof that has too much ventilation also presents a challenge to your home’s comfort. It is important to know the signs of unbalanced ventilation, identify what your home’s ventilation needs are, and know what level of ventilation your metal roof needs.

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