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MRA Reports Roofing Material Supply Disruptions Have Contractors and Installers Scrambling

The current situation has contractors and roofing installers increasingly uneasy about the upcoming extreme storm, hurricane and wildfire season, given the tremendous spike in demand for roof replacement and repair resulting from monster weather events and wildfires that have impacted many regions over the past few years.

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Blunders to Avoid When Hiring a Roofing Contractor

Not all roofing contractors are legitimate, here are some situations to steer clear of when making your hiring choice.

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What’s Your Type? Understanding the 4 Most Popular Metal Roofing Options

With different performance and benefits, MRA sheds light on various metal roofing alloys.

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How to Recognize Hail Damage On a Roof

Throughout the country, each area is prone to certain natural disasters or storms. In Travis County, Texas, hailstorms pose the biggest threat to the roofs of many homes. In fact, hail can be responsible for significant damage to a rooftop if unprepared for the weather. Luckily, there are great solutions for this in the area.

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2021 "Love Your Roof" Week: 7 Tips for Homeowners to Better Care For Their Roof

MRA dedicates the week of March 22 as the time to give roofs the love attention they deserve.

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7 Essential Questions to Ask Before Replacing Your Roof

The best method for ensuring peace of mind and long-term satisfaction starts with asking installers the right questions, well in advance of when a replacement project starts.

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This Homeowner Was Challenged with Meeting the City’s Requirement for Solar and Energy Efficiency

Read the full ColorGard® & PVKIT® 2.0 Case Study to see how the challenge was overcome.

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KC Bailey Orchards: Sustainable Fruit Growing!

The Bailey’s chose to use metal building components not only for their lasting performance and durability but also because of their reflective properties, which lowers the temperature of the building and enhances its cold-storage functionality.

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Top 10 Metal Myth Busters: Dispelling Falsehoods About Metal Roofing

Although metal is the second most preferred type of roofing material, there are still misconceptions and mistaken beliefs about metal roofs that need to be overcome, including these common myths.

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Canadian Equestrian Multi-Purpose Barn Project

The owner’s goal was to construct a multi-purpose building that would also serve as a mounting platform for a 28.35 kilowatt PV solar system, which would provide 100% of the electricity needs for the entire equestrian ranch property. Click below to read the full case study from S-5!

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Metal Roofing FAQs

Learn answers to the most frequently asked questions about metal roof selection, installation, maintenance and more.

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