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This page contains information and materials from our top members that are industry leaders in their fields. To access any of the shared knowledge, browse the content below.

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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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Ahead of the Curve: Green Knight® lands Top Honors in MRA Residential Metal Roofing Competition

The award-winning project is comprised of four separate residential buildings—each featuring a unique roof design—totaling 7,500 square feet.

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Union Corrugating Company Celebrates 75 Years of Outstanding Customer Service and Support

For three-quarters of a century, Union Corrugating Company has served the metal building components market. Read their full press release here.

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Solved! How Long You Can Expect Your Roof to Last

Learn about the lifespan of your roof shingles—and what a replacement or upgrade might cost. More from Bob Vila below!

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MRA Revamps Contractor Membership Program, Strengthening Local market Support and Benefits

Effective Jan. 1, 2021, the MRA will offer a new co-op marketing program for its Silver and Gold level contractor members, giving them the opportunity to earn up to 100 percent of their annual membership dues by pursuing a wide variety of qualified marketing and promotional options in their local market.

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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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Ask The Experts

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