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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

Metal Roofing for Proactive Oahu Homeowners Aluminum Shake Roofing of HI

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 )

Tariffs: Avoid Lightening Your Wallet

September 23, 2019

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Are you worried about the impact of tariffs on your purchasing decisions? In this special post from Todd Miller, we’ll help you understand why our Classic Metal Roofing Systems products are not affected by tariffs, and how to make decisions on other home purchases. As the leader of a 2nd generation “All American Made” USA… ( read more )

A Metal Roof That Will Not Rust

August 26, 2019

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Can You Trust That Your Steel Roof Won’t Rust? The short answer, here in Hawaii: No. That’s why we educate and supply home and commercial properties on quality, aluminum roofing. We have been looking at topics about metal roofs that we often find that even contractors do not fully understand. In this post, we will… ( read more )

Energy Efficiency: Metal Roofing Protects Your Home and Your Wallet

July 24, 2019

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Many homeowners choose metal roofs because they learn that these roofs can save the environment – and their wallets – through energy efficiency. That’s very true, but not all metal roof installations are the same in terms of energy efficiency. The level of energy efficiency achieved with metal roofing is dependent upon the knowledge of… ( read more )

6 Key Components of a Quality Metal Roof

June 18, 2019

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If you’re shopping for a metal roof, we have put together a list of six things to look for in any potential metal roofing product. Not all metal roofs offer these features, but we think you will agree that all six are very important. And, you will find these qualities with every installation of quality… ( read more )

Metal Roofing and Increased Home Value

May 22, 2019

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Beauty and Increased Home Value with Metal Roofing The emotional side of things is that you want your home to be attractive, to be the haven of peace and beauty or charm that you enjoy. A visually pleasing home is also usually a home that sells faster and at a higher value. Here in Hawaii,… ( read more )

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