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Roof Installation Quality Matters

August 28, 2021

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When it’s time to buy a new roof, what do you think matters most? Of course, the material, color, and style all make a difference, but the installation will make or break a roof.  “I’d rather have a well-installed roof with mediocre materials than a poorly-installed roof with great materials.”  -Todd Miller, President of Classic… ( read more )

Time for a new roof? Don’t settle.

July 30, 2021

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Re-roofing can be a painful process, but it doesn’t have to be. Finding the right new roof starts with setting your criteria. The metrics you use to choose a good roof might be simple: cost, ease of installation, and how fast you can get it done and move on with your life.  This approach works… ( read more )

How do you make a sustainable roofing choice?

June 30, 2021

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We can make sustainable choices in the autos we purchase and how we use or collect energy for our homes. Do you know you can make a sustainable roofing choice? The very least sustainable roofing choice is asphalt.  The most stainable choice in roofing is metal.  How do Asphalt Roofs Compare with Aluminum Shake Roofing?… ( read more )

Asphalt roofing can’t change its nature.

May 27, 2021

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Here on Oahu, the sun always generates heat. Kauwla delivers extra heat. Remember the feeling of heat from a boiling asphalt driveway? With bare feet, children quickly learn that you won’t scorch your feet if you run fast enough. Asphalt can’t change its nature when it comes to heat. Asphalt gets hot, and although the… ( read more )

How much does a metal roof cost?

April 30, 2021

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It is not uncommon for us to get a call or email with the questions, “What is the price of a metal roof?” and  “Is the old saying true that if you have to ask, you probably can’t afford it?” In many cases, we would agree with this saying. However, it could not be further… ( read more )

You Can Get a New Roof in 2021

March 29, 2021

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If you’ve been thinking about buying a new roof,  you may be experiencing problems affecting the construction and home improvement industry right now.  Roofing products, materials, and even labor can be hard to find. Over the past year, factories have faced temporary shutdowns, installers have moved to other professions, and demand has increased. During this… ( read more )

Buying a New Roof: Survival Guide for the 7%

February 28, 2021

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If you belong to one of the 7% of Oahu households in need of a new roof, finding the right roof may be challenging. It may have been a decade or more since you’ve had to think about a roof, much less research your options, or find a contractor you can trust.  You might call… ( read more )

New Roofing Trends are Here to Protect Your Investment

January 26, 2021

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We often spend a great deal of time thinking about what we want to do to improve our homes and protect our investment in them. Of course, that comes with budgeting and planning—more thinking. Whether building from the ground up, creating an addition, or replacing a roof, architects, building contractors, and homeowners have a lot… ( read more )

Is it time to reinvent your Honolulu home? Start with the roof.

December 28, 2020

Sometimes more than home-improvements and restoration, the best way to think about your island home is to think about re-inventing it. How you live within your home will guide the interior design. How you protect your investment, and all that your home contains will guide the exterior design. Your roof is the most exposed protector… ( read more )

Year-Roud Metal Roof Installation

November 28, 2020

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The “winter” season here in Oahu can present some challenges to getting things done. Fortunately, it usually has nothing to do with bad weather.  Holiday celebrations, annual renewals, and planning for the new year can, heavy tourism, put us all on overload from November through April.  It’s easy to think that this is no time to… ( read more )

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