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Solar Panels and The Right Roof: Make Your Own Power

July 27, 2020

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For many Honolulu homeowners, solar panels offer opportunities to save money and make your own power.  There’s plenty of sunshine! Roof Mounted Solar Panels Roof-mounted solar panels are an excellent way to generate free power by taking advantage of space you aren’t using- the top of your home. Your roof is perfect for solar power… ( read more )

A Quality Metal Roof Ensures There’s No Place Like Home

June 26, 2020

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What does a quality metal roof have to do with a classic phrase from an old movie? In his book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, L. Frank Baum says something that has been quoted millions of times since: “There’s no place like home.”  Few of us have difficulty picturing Dorothy in the movie clicking the… ( read more )

Buying a New Roof? 8 Steps to Reduce Your Risk

May 27, 2020

Buying a New Roof? Avoid Risk Aluminum Shake Roofing HI

When it’s time to buy a new roof, like buying a car, you’ll probably do your on-line research. We appreciate and encourage that. Due diligence is excellent, but when you get to the point of needing local expertise from a trusted source, we’re right here in Waipahu.  Aluminum Shake Roofing guides homeowners to the right… ( read more )

How to Choose a New Roof and Avoid Disappointment

April 27, 2020

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It’s always a home-improvement season in Hawaii. And like most things, the time to think about a new roof is before you buy it. Of course, there will always be emergency roof replacements. Even then, you have a choice. How to choose a new roof?   The answer: invest time now to think about what you… ( read more )

2 Homes and 1 Metal Roofing Solution to Ventilation Problems

March 27, 2020

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No matter the season, storms, water, and moisture can wreak havoc on your roof.  Here are the stories of 2 homes, far from Honolulu, with problems of water and moisture damage. Both can be remediated with proper ventilation, and the right metal roofing solution.  Homeowners in our tropical climate can benefit from the experience of… ( read more )

What big things in roofing will impact Oahu 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 )

Metal Roofing: For Proactive Oahu Homeowners

January 26, 2020

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Here’s a special message for homeowners from industry expert Todd Miller, President of Isaiah Industries and Classic Metal Roofing Systems, our valued partner in Oahu. “It’s hard to believe, but Isaiah Industries is closing in on 40 years as a leading specialty metal roofing manufacturer. While the company was started by my father, I have… ( read more )

Proper Roof Ventilation:What’s the Big Deal?

December 19, 2019

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When you re-roof your home, it is the perfect time to make sure that your home’s attic ventilation is functioning properly. That’s why we start every roof inspection with an attic inspection. Why Good Ventilation is a Big Deal Prevents mold and rot. Recent years have brought building science technologies that are making homes tighter… ( read more )

Roof Installation: How to Have a Worry-Free Roofing Future

November 26, 2019

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Installation is an Overriding Factor in Roof Performance When it comes to the successful performance of a roofing system, proper installation is more important than anything else. But, when it comes to buying a metal roof, proper installation can be the hardest thing to find. Horror stories about improperly-installed metal roofs and disappointed customers abound… ( read more )

What You Need to Know About Your Roof Warranty

October 26, 2019

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Here is another peek into the things that contractors often do not understand about metal roofing. In this article, we will look at the critical topic of Warranties, and how they differ for product and workmanship quality.  Builder Grade Products or The Real Deal In the construction industry, there have often been two general levels… ( read more )

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