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By New Tech Machinery. Everything you need to know to troubleshoot ... Read More
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Do you sell or install stone-coated steel or tile roofs? Do you know the ins and outs of those materials? If you have wanted to get more involved in roofing with these materials, you don't want to miss this training. $150 for members to attend either steel OR tile, or ... Read More
By Metal Roofing Alliance. Stunning roof made to stand up to severe storms. The Project: Maximizing curb appeal and selecting a roof designed to withstand intense weather and storms for years to come: That was the ultimate goal when it came to installing a new metal roof on a gorgeous Arlington, ... Read More
By ATAS International, Inc. This year, the advanced campers at the Let's Build Construction Camp for Girls built a shed for a local homeowner. His winning bid at the Lehigh Valley Habitat for Humanity’s fundraising auction resulted in a new building for his property. Seven high school aged girls, who ... Read More
Standing Seam Shingle and Monarch Batten Seam have been adopted for use as metal wall cladding. Standing Seam Shingle and Monarch Batten Seam, metal panels manufactured by ATAS International, have long been used for metal roofing. Recently, they have been adopted for use as metal wall cladding. Standing Seam Shingles are elegant ... Read More
Metal Construction Industry Experts Shape New &Enriched Programming METALCON, the metal construction industry’s only global event for metal construction and design products, introduces its first advisory council to help shape the future of METALCON, ensuring it represents all factions of the metal construction industry and its major attendee groups. ... Read More
By Lauren White, RCS Reporter. Durable, eco-friendly and customizable, metal roofing is the clear choice for contractors and homeowners. The United States continues to experience severe climate conditions every year. From wildfires and tropical storms, to hail and polar vortex winter weather, different states and regions have all been affected ... Read More
The technical document focuses on the proper preparation for the two most predominant materials used for stiffener adhesion. The Metal Construction Association (MCA) has released a new white paper, “MCM Best Practices: Proper Surface Preparation for Stiffener Adhesion.” Metal Composite Material (MCM) cladding systems are an attractive and popular choice for aesthetics ... Read More
By: Mike Gwizdala, EXCEPTIONAL Metals General Manager. Having a metal roof for your business has become a popular trend for contractors for the many benefits it provides environmentally and economically. There are a variety of metal panel products available to support sustainability, including longer lifespans, recyclable metal roof and wall panels, energy ... Read More
By Ken Gieseke, McElroy Metal. What to consider when choosing between removing or retrofitting an existing roof. Building owners have two options when faced with replacing a commercial roof. The first option is to remove and replace the existing roof. The second option is to choose a retrofit solution. When making ... Read More
By DECRA Metal Roofing. Educate your customers about the benefits and ongoing returns a metal roof provides homeowners. Most homeowners don’t realize that metal roofs are considered to be one of the most energy-efficient roofing materials on the market because they reflect heat up and away from buildings, saving homeowners up ... Read More
Editor's note: The following is the transcript of an interview with Renee Ramey, Executive Director of Metal Roofing Alliance. You can read the interview below or listen to the podcast here. Heidi Ellsworth: Welcome to Roofing Road Trips with Heidi. This is Heidi Ellsworth, a partner at RoofersCoffeeShop. And this is ... Read More
By MARCO Industries. High-performing metal roof mechanics require an equal amount of intake and exhaust. There are a handful of ways to focus on the ventilation of a metal roof and calculate how it would be appropriate or specific to a particular project. Metal roofing is almost its own science, ... Read More
By Marco Industries. Keeping the color and look of the metal roof in mind is imperative when selling to potential metal roof customers. The positive characteristics of a metal roof, like strength and durability, energy efficiency and environmental friendliness, all greatly influence your customers to consider a metal roof. While it may ... Read More
By New Tech Machinery. Oil canning definition, causes and preventative measures. It’s common for a contractor to experience a problem with a certain product or piece of machinery, including a portable roof panel rollforming machine. New Tech Machinery (NTM) has manufactured rollforming equipment for more than 28 years and has helped ... Read More
By DECRA Metal. Let these roofing projects serve as your inspiration for springtime roof remodels. Taking on a roofing project requires a lot of pre-planning, with homeowners paying special attention on finding the right roofing material for their home. Looking into roofing materials now will help you get ahead ... Read More
Two-day Metal Roofing Systems course to take place at the University of Wisconsin. Metal roofing expert, Rob Haddock, presents Metal Roofing Systems at the University of Wisconsin Madison’s School of Engineering on December 3-4, 2020. If you design, install, commission, maintain or repair metal roofing systems, this course will provide you with ... Read More
Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum retrofitted with standing seam metal roof. The project Transferred from the United States Air Force to a group of volunteers in 1994, Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum is located in Hangar #1 of the former Lowry Air Force Base in Denver. ... Read More
This home in Palm Springs, California, with its striking copper roof, appears to rise from the mountains. For a home that is nearly as famous and unique as the American entertainers who inspired it, the Hope Residence in Palm Springs has been compared to a spaceship, a mushroom and a volcano. Whatever ... Read More
By Lauren White, RCS Reporter. A video series and online forum is dedicated to answering your questions and sharing tips for metal roof recover projects. Do you have questions you need answered about metal roof recover? Maybe you have a technique that makes recovering a tall clip easier? Or do ... Read More
By Titebond. No matter what color of metal roofing or metal siding you are installing, Titebond WeatherMaster Metal Roof Sealant can match it. This premium-grade sealant is offered in more than 80 colors, all matching today’ popular metal roof and metal siding colors, regardless of material or manufacturer. And Titebond takes its ... Read More
New wind resistance solution for metal roofing now available. S-5!, the leading authority on metal roof attachment technology, introduces the newest addition to its line of WindClamps™, designed to increase wind resistance for standing seam and other concealed-fastened metal roofs. The new WindClamp2X, as with all S-5!’s WindClamps™, are small aluminum clamps ... Read More
For Brave Veterans in Need, Nothing But a Top Quality Roof Will Do The Project: It is a very special project for some very special residents: Based in Fallbrook, Calif., the Warrior Village Project is building affordable, permanent housing for homeless U.S. veterans while training the next generation of home builders in ... Read More
Mazama Dormitories at Crater Lake National Park is now protected by a combination roofing system from Duro-Last and EXCEPTIONAL® Metals. Crater Lake National Park, located along the Cascade Mountain Range in southern Oregon, has long been a popular destination for travelers from every corner of the world. Roughly seven miles south ... Read More
The new Geico headquarters is poised to be one of the most desirable employment hubs in Tuscon. A 200,000 square-foot, three-story building houses the new regional headquarters for Geico in Tucson, Arizona. It occupies 20 acres of land and includes modern workspaces, an onsite cafeteria, fitness center, credit union and ... Read More
Get your free sample of Metalflex SBS now! An elastomeric membrane manufactured with an embossed foil surfacing and reinforced with a woven fiberglass mat. Metalflex SBS is available in standard aluminum and colored aluminum. The aluminum top surface offers unparalleled reflectivity and weather ability. It is Class A fire ... Read More
For an Ottawa homeowner, choosing a metal roof delivers best long-term value. The project: While property values in Ottawa, Canada have exploded in recent years, it wasn’t resell value that was foremost on the mind of one local homeowner when he decided to replace his roof. With plans to stay in his ... Read More
DECRA Villa Tile met all of the performance standards for RoofScreen’s challenging mansard structure. Pearl River Community College in Poplarville, Mississippi, sits in the heart of the “Dixie Alley” tornado belt. Each year, the region is hit by an average of 43 tornadoes and experiences intense thunderstorms from the Gulf of ... Read More
By McElroy Metal. Measuring a roof for metal roofing needn’t be stressful or complicated. Measuring a roof for metal roofing can be tricky when taking into account multiple pitches and angles coupled with the fact that many homes don’t have a perfectly square roof. Despite this, there is no need for discouragement. ... Read More
By Metal Roofing Consultants. Metal Roofing Consultants training offers a sales boot camp that lets you in on the secrets and proven methods of a successful metal roofer. Metal Roofing Consultants President Frank Farmer is also the founder of and president of American Metal Roofs (AMR) and originally trained to ... Read More
By DECRA Metal Roofing. Metal roofs are strong enough to stand up against hurricane conditions. There is a reason why roofs in hurricane regions have such meticulous building code requirements. Hurricanes are the most intense natural disasters we face in the U.S. Just last year, damages from hurricanes cost $47 ... Read More
By Will Lorenz, General Coatings. Today, metal building systems comprise nearly 50 percent of the one- and two-story non-residential building market in the United States. Metal building systems are typically used for agricultural, aviation, warehouses, sports and recreation, and industrial structures. With such a wide variety of industries and large market share, ... Read More
Learn about metal wall panel substrates and coatings, and the basic requirements of a wall panel assembly in this course. ATAS International is pleased to announce a new course being offered to architects and designers: “Designing with Metal Wall Panels.” The course is approved by the AIA (American Institute of Architects) ... Read More
By Rob Haddock for IIBEC. Be preventative about rooftop avalanche danger by installing scientifically tested and engineered snow retention systems that can handle the snow load in your area. After a heavy snow, a snowpack can suddenly give out and dump tons of snow off of the roof eaves, creating ... Read More
S-5-PVKIT® 2.0 and S-5! X-Gard™ 2.0 provided solutions for solar module attachment and snow retention on this barn. The project Bruce Goode, a retired cattle-ranch owner and airline pilot, recently downsized and purchased a small eight-acre equestrian estate with spectacular mountain and lake views of the Okanagan Valley area of British Columbia, ... Read More
By Metal Roofing Alliance. MRA touts 10 strategies for controlling peak season costs, temperatures (and tempers). Heat waves throughout the U.S. and Canada are showing no signs of abating this month. Stay-at-home recommendations often mean family members are spending more time together all under one roof, causing temperatures—and energy costs—to flare and ... Read More
By Rob Haddock, CEO and Founder of S-5! Metal is becoming the roofing material of choice for commercial buildings due to its durability, sustainability, versatility and more. In the past four decades, well over two billion square feet of metal roofing has been installed in the United States each year. That number ... Read More
By Metal Roofing Alliance. In tornado country, fierce climate conditions call for a reliable roof. The project: A 1970s home located in Deshler, Nebraska with a worn out, wood shingled roof was in desperate need of a roof replacement. With the goal of never having to replace the roof again, the homeowners decided ... Read More
The Woodland Series of panel colors is now offered by ATAS. Four classic woodgrain patterns (Birch, Cedar, Driftwood and Walnut), with a 70% PVDF coating, are available in .032 aluminum. The warmth of wood can now be achieved with the durability of metal for a variety of applications, including ... Read More
By Karen L. Edwards, RCS Editor. Durability, style and color are playing key roles in the growing popularity of metal roofing. The demand for home improvement projects has steadily increased throughout 2020 and is expected to remain elevated well into 2021. One upgrade that more homeowners are considering is replacing ... Read More
By New Tech Machinery. Everything you need to know to troubleshoot shear misalignment. In part one, we explained how oil canning occurs and ways to prevent it from happening. In part two we shared about panel curvature and the necessary adjustments to make when this happens. Part three focuses on ... Read More
By Lauren White, RCS Reporter. Stone-coated steel roofing systems are durable and sustainable, offering superior protection against the elements. With hail season quickly approaching and wildfire season following shortly after, now is the time for roofing upgrades to ensure maximum protection from the elements. When your customers are searching for the ... Read More
Metal roofing expert, Rob Haddock, presents Metal Roofing Systems on December 2-3, 2021. Metal roofing expert, Rob Haddock, presents Metal Roofing Systems at the University of Wisconsin Madison’s School of Engineering on December 2-3, 2021. If you design, install, commission, maintain or repair metal roofing systems, this course will provide you with ... Read More
By DECRA. Winter weather is especially hard on homes. Continue reading to learn about the benefits of metal roofing for cooler climates. For residential contractors with customers who live in areas with frequent snow and ice, understanding the benefits of a stone-coated metal roof is crucial. With any big ... Read More
By McElroy Metal. While the upfront cost of a metal roof may seem steep, the benefits of a metal roof are numerous. Metal roofing continues to gain popularity as more homeowners are choosing to replace their shingle roofs with metal roofs. Why are homeowners making this shift to metal roofing though? ... Read More
By Marco Industries. Metal Roofing Magazine highlights the growth and success of metal roofing after 20 years of publication. A leading voice in the metal roofing industry, Metal Roofing Magazine, is celebrating 20 years of providing quality metal roofing news and information to contractors across the U.S. The magazine has ... Read More
By DECRA. This year’s competition was full of worthy applicants and amazing projects, but one out mastered the rest. The first annual DECRA Metal Roofing Project of the Year competition was a great success! While many applicants submitted projects with excellent craftsmanship, we are proud to recognize the contractor whose project exemplified ... Read More
Quality metal roofing right at home in the heart of Hailstorm Alley. The Project: They don’t call Alberta, Canada part of “Hailstorm Alley” for nothing. As recently as 2018, monster summer thunderstorms once again wreaked havoc in the area, bringing high winds and large hail stones that resulted in an estimated ... Read More
By DECRA. A new metal roof preserves the antique look of the Hearthstone House while protecting the historic artifacts inside the house. There is a treasure of historic artifacts to protect under the Hearthstone House roof since the first power switch was thrown on September 30, 1882, making the mansion the first ... Read More
By Metal Roofing Alliance. Metal roofing gives Ontario home the edge in battle with blizzards. The Project: Old before its time: That was the issue for a homeowner in Tecumseh, Ontario, Canada, where an asphalt roof installed just eight years ago failed when tested by the region’s wintery, blizzard-like conditions. Tired of ... Read More
By Colin Sheehan, RCS Reporter. With 15 fully stocked warehouses, A.C.T. Metal Deck Supply is your source for metal deck and metal deck accessories when you need it. A.C.T. Metal Deck Supply stocks metal deck in all types, gauges and finishes including metal deck accessories available for immediate use ... Read More
McElroy Metal’s 238T is the only HVHZ-rated structural aluminum panel approved in Florida. Advanced Roofing Inc. of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., runs its operation by the belief that what the customer wants, the customer gets. The Solid Waste Authority (SWA) in West Palm Beach, Fla., had a building with an aging and ... Read More
By Marco Industries. Learn the latest in roofing color trends to prepare your business and provide what customers want. In a recent press release, the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) announced their predictions for 2021 roofing color trends. The MRA concluded that subdued, earthy and calming colors will be popular ... Read More
By ATAS International. Metal cladding, roofing and soffit products mimic elements of the great outdoors. In Lexington, North Carolina, a boat dealership and outdoor lifestyle and apparel store was born out of the dream of a longtime bass fisherman. Rock Outdoors sells everything from pontoons, fishing boats and paddleboards to fashion ... Read More
The MRA is calling on federal, state and local governments and utilities to take more action to incentivize homeowners to make smart, energy-efficient decisions. The start of fall is typically the time to prepare for cold weather. But with a changing climate many regions are experiencing hotter weather longer, making home ... Read More
By New Tech Machinery. What is panel curvature and how can it be fixed? Part one of this four part article covered oil canning and the ways it can be caused and prevented. In part 2, we explain another common problem contractors have faced with rollforming machines, which is panel curvature. Problem ... Read More
Get your free sample of Metalflex SBS now! An elastomeric membrane manufactured with an embossed foil surfacing and reinforced with a woven fiberglass mat. Metalflex SBS is available in standard aluminum and colored aluminum. The aluminum top surface offers unparalleled reflectivity and weather ability. It is Class A fire ... Read More
Steel Roofing and SMart Installation Boost Energy Savings Big Time for Tulsa Homeowners The Project: You wouldn’t expect a 10 year-old house to need a new roof so soon. But such was the case for a Tulsa, Oklahoma homeowner as the result of hail damage to the home’s original asphalt roof. ... Read More
By METALCON. All about the only worldwide event that celebrates the use of metal in construction and design. At this year’s METALCON, we’ve gathered some of the most respected thought leaders in the world to deliver a packed itinerary full of timely seminars and events that will enhance how ... Read More
By Sherwin-Williams. Metal roofing is a golden opportunity for you to expand your product offerings and elevate your profitability. It isn’t easy, and it isn’t for everyone — but if you’re committed to a higher level of craftsmanship and greater attention to detail, you can completely transform your business. Want a smooth ... Read More
By Heidi J. Ellsworth, RCS Partner. Charlie Smith has a long history in metal roofing with an eye to an unconventional future that he wants to share with roofing contractors. I had the pleasure of visiting with Charlie Smith of McElroy Metal in a recent Roofing Road Trips with Heidi Podcast. ... Read More
The demand for metal roofing for new home construction has doubled in the past year. The latest industry report for the U.S. residential roofing sector shows that growth for metal roofing for new home construction has doubled in the past year, and continues to enjoy an ongoing steady demand among the ... Read More
By METALCON. New 10-course metal safety program goes the extra mile beyond OSHA-10 safety training to help your metal business thrive. Safety is a priority across the industry but is especially important when it comes to working with metal. Nothing sends the message to your employees, customers and insurance company that you ... Read More
By MARCO Industries. This buyers guide makes it easy to teach your customers the benefit of choosing a metal roof. When it comes to convincing a future customer that a metal roof is the best option for them, you want to have supporting materials ready for them. You should ... Read More
By Lauren White, RCS Reporter. A new phase of growth, means a new warehouse for Tilcor Roofing Systems. Tilcor Roofing Systems has some exciting news! They are entering their next phase of business growth by opening a new warehouse in the “Lone Star State” of Texas. Established in 1989, Tilcor ... Read More
McElroy Metal roofing profile is ideal choice for hosting the solar system on this home. On a mission to construct a long-lasting, low-maintenance Net Zero post-frame home, Corbin Borkholder was careful about the products he selected, including a specific McElroy Metal roofing profile to host the solar laminate panels. Borkholder is a ... Read More
By Cass Jacoby, RCS Reporter. The iconic venue gets a gorgeous copper roof replacement that can stand up to Colorado weather. Red Rocks Amphitheater is planning on returning to live concerts in a big way, they are close to finishing their stage renovation, now in the second-to-last phase, with the ... Read More
By DECRA Metal Roofing. Tornado season is among us. Make sure you let homeowners know to consider stone-coated metal to protect their homes. Tornado Alley used to be limited to Oklahoma, Colorado, Texas and Kansas, but recently these storms have been spreading beyond these states; and tornado touchdowns are ... Read More
The company helped build the new McQuinn Horticulture and Operations Headquarters and rebuilt the metal roofs on the historic Red Barn and silo. Central Roofing Company’s roots have been in Minneapolis for more than 90 years. Recently those roots spread to the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. That’s where the company helped build ... Read More
Read a few tips for cleaning a DECRA stone-coated metal roof to protect it from algae, mold, lichen and more to achieve life-long perfection. Stone-coated metal roofing is an excellent solution for anyone looking for an easy to clean surface. Like other structural options, they inevitably attract algae, lichen and mold ... Read More
By McElroy Metal. Tips and tools to help your customers choose the right metal roof color for their home. A new metal roof adds to the aesthetics and curb appeal of a home. Modern metal roofing comes in many styles and a vast variety of colors, making it easy to complement and ... Read More
By Colin Sheehan, RCS Reporter. The submission deadline for the 2020 DECRA Metal Roofing Project of the Year is approaching fast! The 2020 DECRA Metal Roofing Project of the Year is accepting submissions now through December 1, 2020. If you are a metal roofing contractor or have done a metal roofing project ... Read More
By New Tech Machinery. Learn more about panel markings and how to prevent them. The previous three parts of this article went into detail about oil canning, panel curvature, and shear misalignment. These problems are defined and steps are provided to help remedy the issues. In part four of this article, ... Read More
By Sherwin-Williams. Discover the number of advantages of metal roofing with Todd Meinhold and Adam Parnes. With 25 years of experience in metal roofing, Adam Parnes’ Global Home Improvement serves customers in Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware. He began in metal roofing because he was enamored by how metal ... Read More
By McElroy Metal. A Texas homeowner found the perfect metal roof to complement her unique home. A powerful hailstorm in north Texas left a homeowner with a damaged concrete tile roof. Needing a replacement, this homeowner started searching the internet and found a roofing profile that was perfect for her ... Read More
The PVKIT’s pre-assembled components provided a simple, secure and economical method for attaching the solar panels. Case Study―MicroTech, Costa Rica S-5-PVKIT®2.0 & S-5-H Mini The project Based in the beautiful Alajuela Province of Costa Rica, MicroTech’s state-of-the-art certified manufacturing facility provides precision manufacturing and supply chain innovation through ... Read More
By Rob Haddock, CEO and Founder of S-5! Metal roofing has a service life that exceeds that of a solar PV system. For the past four decades, in total, well over 2 billion square feet of metal roofing has been installed in the U.S. each year, and that number grows every year. ... Read More
By Mark James, Roof Hugger. All webinars are 30-minute programs with huge amounts of information. Roof Hugger began these short webinars a little before the COVID-19 outbreak went nationwide. We have been fortunate, due to working remotely, that we have been able to continue these uninterrupted. With two more to conduct ... Read More
Not all roofs are created equal, and that’s especially true when it comes to controlling extreme summertime temperatures. With a hotter-than-ever summer predicted in many parts of the U.S. and Canada, understanding how a roof performs to keep homeowners cool while maximizing energy savings is essential. Helping your customers choose the ... Read More
By Marco Industries. Contractors are celebrating as data indicates the increasing popularity of metal roofing. The demand for metal roofing for new home construction has doubled according to data collected by Dodge Data and Analytics and commissioned by the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA). This is good news for residential roofers as metal ... Read More
The beautiful new roof withstood Hurricane Sally and came out unscathed. The Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) has selected manufacturer DECRA Metal Roofing and roofing installer Weather Shield Metal Roofing in Gulf Breeze, Florida as the winners of its Best Residential Metal Roofing Project competition for a stunning metal roofing project recently ... Read More
Open to U.S. and Canadian homeowners and the trades, the search is on for outstanding metal roofing projects The Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) has kicked off its 2021 Best Residential Metal Roofing Project quarterly competition and this year, the opportunity to enter is open to both the trades and homeowners. Designed to ... Read More
The company has progressively gained status as a world leader in stone coated steel roofing since its establishment in 1989. Tilcor is manufactured by The Ross Roof Group (RRG), who have been in the roofing industry since 1942. RRG is an innovative and dynamic manufacturer and supplier of stone-coated steel roofing ... Read More
The incredible design of the roofs featured in this project highlight the benefits of metal roofing. Green Knight Metal Roofing in Austin, Texas has landed top honors in the Metal Roofing Alliance’s (MRA) 2020 Best Residential Metal Roofing quarterly competition for a challenging, environmentally-friendly roofing project that features a custom, ultra-modern ... Read More
The numbers are in and it’s good news for metal roofing. More homeowners are choosing sustainable, resilient metal for their re-roofing projects, according the latest 2020 Dodge Report that measures overall roofing demand and activity on an annual basis. The report reveals that the share of metal roofing used for residential ... Read More
By Karen L. Edwards, RCS Editor. S-5! webinar series provides training and education at no cost. Contractors who install metal roofing systems have seen how lucrative the business can be. When you decide to add metal roof installation to your business, you are expanding your customer base by offering a product that ... Read More
By Trevor Underwood, DECRA Metal Roofing. As many contractors add metal roofing to their services, it’s important to have all the information you need for correct installation. Metal roofing continues to grow in popularity across the U.S. – and it’s no wonder why. The benefits of metal roofing include ... Read More
MRA dedicates the week of March 22 as the time to give roofs the love and attention they deserve. There’s no doubt about it: a home’s roof performs an invaluable service. When kept in tiptop shape, it protects, makes a home perform better, saves energy and increases curb appeal and home ... Read More
When it comes to metal roofs, valleys, chimneys and pitch breaks all require special attention. If you’ve had any metal roofing experience at all, you know it’s the valleys that are the most time-consuming. Valleys are always difficult areas to make aesthetically pleasing to your customers. Plus, valleys are the most ... Read More
By Colin Sheehan, RCS Reporter. Discussing the upward trends in metal roofing and how contractors can incorporate metal into their business. RoofersCoffeeShop® has made it easier than ever for members of the roofing and construction industries to learn how they want, when they want and where they want with the ... Read More
By Colin Sheehan, RCS Reporter. This video playlist will walk you through the all-important metal roof sealing and reinforcement maintenance processes. ROOF X TENDER® by TRI-BUILT™ from Beacon Building Products curated a metal roof detailing playlist to provide contractors with step-by-step instructions on sealing or reinforcing fasteners, seams, penetrations ... Read More
By Trevor Underwood, DECRA. If you find your customers are unsure of what roofing material to use for their replacement, consider directing them towards a metal roof. Despite asphalt being one of the cheapest materials on the market, the fact that they need to be replaced every 12 ... Read More
By Colin Sheehan, RCS Reporter. Why metal roofing continues to grow in popularity within residential markets across the U.S. and how to add it to your list of services. With the Read, Listen, Watch® (RLW) initiative, RoofersCoffeeShop® has made it easier than ever for members of the roofing and ... Read More
The Metal Construction Association (MCA) has released the first of several industry-standard guide specifications. The first release consists of two specifications, based on criteria applicable to IMPs captured within the International Building Code or IBC. The paper is designed to aid designers working with Insulated Metal Panels (IMP) to help them ... Read More
By Roof Hugger. Learn the common methods, do’s and don’ts of retrofit roofing. Metal roofs can be retrofitted in a variety of ways. However, many methods are not considered to be structurally correct and are subject to fail because they cannot withstand wind uplift or drift loads for snow. Our Roof Hugger ... Read More
The award-winning project features the installation of a new metal roof on a home that is just 10 years old. The Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) has selected Boral Steel® and NICHTECH as the winners of its Best Residential Metal Roofing Project competition for the third quarter of 2020. The award-winning project features ... Read More
By Metal Roofing Alliance. Metal roofs are extremely low maintenance only requiring basic care for added curb appeal and performance. Summer will be here before we know it. Right now, homeowners are tackling their list of improvement projects that can be completed while also sheltering in place. And many are ... Read More

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