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Danny Lipford with Today's Homeowner demonstrates the durability and strength of metal roofing materials

Danny walks through the build and structure of metal roofing materials and how the differences of metal result in a stronger, more durable and energy efficient roof.

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Condensation, Ventilation, and Your Metal Roof

While that condensation on the outside of the glass of your favorite beverage may be a welcomed sight, it’s not so welcomed if it’s in the attic of your home.

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5 Benefits of Specifying Manufacturer Certified Installers on Your Projects

While we all know there are no guarantees in life, using certified installers on your next metal roofing project certainly increases the odds of a better quality installation.

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How to Convince Your HOA to Allow You to Use a Metal Roof

Some HOAs do not allow metal roofs due to previous design standards, but there are some steps you can take to convince your HOA to allow you to use one.

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What is an R Panel?

R-Panel is a multi-use, exposed fastener metal wall and roof panel that was originally designed for use in pre-engineered metal buildings, however...

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MRA Selects DECRA and Weather Shield as Winners of Best Residential Metal Roofing Project Competition

The Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) has selected manufacturer DECRA Metal Roofing and roofing installer Weather Shield Metal Roofing as the winners of its Best Residential Metal Roofing Project

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Warrior Village Project Continues to Raise the (Metal) Roof for Brave Veterans

The Warrior Village Project is building affordable, permanent housing for homeless U.S. veterans while training the next generation of home builders.

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MRA Partners with Mosaic in Support of the Metal Roofing Industry

The Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) has launched a renewed partnership with Mosaic, whose home improvement financing platform allows contractors to offer simple, point-of-sale financing solutions to their customers.

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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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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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Comparing Roof Types

Comparing Roof Types

See how metal roofs stack up against other roofing materials including asphalt, tile, slate and wooden shake.

Comparing Roof Types

Metal Roofing FAQs

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

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