Recent Articles by A Custom To, LLC.


Addressing Insulation and Ventilation Issues

A properly vented and well-insulated attic can extend the life of your roof and lower your monthly heating and cooling bill. Good ventilation can reduce heat build-up in the summer and allow warm, moist air to escape during the winter.


Fall Gutter Maintenance and Gutter Guards

Clean gutters are essential to keeping your home or building dry during heavy rain and snow. If you are interested in pricing gutter guards or a new gutter system, contact us today for a free estimate.


How to Prevent Ice Damming Issues

Ice dams are chunks of ice build-up that can form on the eaves or edges of roofs, preventing melting snow from draining off the roof. Ways to prevent ice dams include snow removal and attic heating regulation.


Six Important Parts of a Roof

There's more to a roof, roof maintenance, and roofing repair than just shingles. Learn about the six different parts of your roof and make informed choices.


Wisconsin Hail 101: A Homeowners Guide to Preparation and Repair

There are steps Wisconsin homeowners can take to prepare for hailstorms and prevent property damage. Use this DIY guide to minimize hail damage.


The Best R-Value Insulation for Your Attic

Which R-Value is the best attic insulation for your home? The U.S. Department of Energy recommends at least an R49 rating if you live in southern Wisconsin.


The Importance Of Nailing Shingles The Right Way

We go above and beyond the manufacturer's requirements to ensure your shingles are nailed correctly and will stay put during natural weather events.


The Importance of Correctly Installing Ice and Water Shield

An Ice and Water shield must be installed correctly to effectively protect your roof from leaks caused by damaging ice dams, wind-driven rain, and snow buildup.


Advantages of Extended Warranties from Certified Roofing Contractors

A standard manufacturer's warranty is 10 years. Learn about all the advantages and benefits of getting an extended warranty through certified roofing contractors.


The Importance of Proper Attic Ventilation

Proper Attic Ventilation in Southern Wisconsin differs from other regions of the US. Learn how A Custom To can ensure your attic is properly vented.


The Importance of Proper Attic Insulation

Between 40 to 70% of your home’s energy loss escapes through the attic. Properly installed insulation lowers your utility bills and prevents costly home repairs.


Five Things to Check on Your Home Each Spring

Be pro-active about your home maintenance with this list of 5 things to check each spring to recover from winter's weather and prepare for summer sunshine.


Why You Should Hire a Certified Contractor

Hire a certified contractor for your building project to ensure quality service, current knowledge on industry standards, and all necessary local and state licenses.