October 14, 2018
The New York Times uncovers how a metal roof helped one home get through Hurricane Michael almost unscathed.
October 21, 2018
Contest Spotlights How Climate Extremes Tested Homeowners’ Mettle (and Metal Roofs) This Year.
October 17, 2018
Quality metal roofs offer top protection in severe weather, if homeowners do their homework. The recovery effort from the damage caused by Hurricane Michael and Florence is sure to be a long, difficult road for many homeowners seeking to repair or rebuild.
October 4, 2018
Calling all roofing contractors, installers and manufacturers: Is your stainless-steel roof a stunner? Is your galvalume glamourous? Is your copper shingle roof sublime? If so, now’s your chance to enter the “Best Metal Roofing Project” competition hosted by the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) and potentially win $500!
September 21, 2018
Read about and welcome the newest members to the Metal Roofing Alliance.
Living In The Danger Zone: MRA Cites Rising Interest In Wildfire Protection Building And Remodeling Practices
September 10, 2018
Every year, houses are devastated by wildfires. Homeowners need to take steps to better protect their homes against increasing wildfire threats and the MRA can help.
August 28, 2018
Labor Day is a good time for homeowners to roll up their sleeves and get to work to prepare for the upcoming fall and winter season. That means starting at the top by getting a home’s roof in shape.
July 21, 2018
Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford talks metal roofing and why re-roofing with metal is the most beneficial and beautiful option for your home. PLUS: learn how to enter our sweepstakes for a $100 gift card!
July 19, 2018
California’s leadership is a giant step forward to bring solar power into the mainstream for all U.S. homeowners. Here’s a quick primer for what to know about solar system roof installation.
July 18, 2018
When homeowners are planning a new metal roof project, a major part of the conversation is about the project cost. The MRA's newest member is offering financing options to help.
July 17, 2018
With July being peak wildfire season, the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) is urging homeowners to consider ways to better protect their homes. Get these tips now.
July 12, 2018
After searching high and low looking to replace her home’s concrete tile roof that was damaged by hail, a North Texas homeowner found a more durable and attractive choice: metal roofing.
July 2, 2018
In this radio spot, the Metal Roofing Alliance's Executive Director Renee Ramey is interviewed on the At Home With Gary Sullivan show on the facts and history of metal roofing.
June 8, 2018
In this radio spot, Gary discusses metal as an alternative to wood shake for a caller's new roof.
Metal Roofing Alliance Predicts Uptick In Demand for Metal Roofing, Driven By California's New Residential Solar Requirements
June 5, 2018
The Metal Roofing Alliance is predicting an increase in demand for metal roofing which is driven by California's new residential solar mandate which requires all new homes to have solar power.
Metal Roofing Alliance Announces Partnership With Today’s Homeowner To Support Metal Roofing Demand Among Consumers
June 4, 2018
The Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) announced that it is partnering with Today’s Homeowner, hosted by Emmy-nominated home improvement expert Danny Lipford, this season to help promote the benefits of metal roofing nationwide.
Metal Roofing Alliance Urges Local Homeowners Associations To Re-evaluate And Update Defensible Home Strategies
May 22, 2018
The Metal Roofing Alliance is calling for HOAs to do more to allow and encourage member homeowners to make improvements that increase their neighborhood’s resiliency and offer greater protection.
May 15, 2018
Homeowners who share their short answer for why they love metal roofing will have an opportunity to win a $100 Home Depot gift card via MRA’s monthly “Metal Roofing Raves” giveaway.
May 10, 2018
After last year’s devastating hurricane season, homeowners looking to better protect their home this year are increasingly turning to highly-durable materials, including metal roofing.
In Western U.S. and Canada, MRA Says Spring Home Improvement And Wildfire Protection Plans Go Hand-In-Hand
May 7, 2018
Last week’s Wildfire Awareness Week (May 1-7, 2018) focused mainly on California, but the fact is that all homeowners in the western U.S. and Canada need to be aware of the increasing threats of wildfires and understand how to make their homes more defensible.
April 30, 2018
There’s no doubt that Mountain Living Magazine’s 2017 Home of the Year is a true design marvel. From its epic 10-acre setting in Aspen, Colorado to its airy 15,000 square foot floor plan¬—all meticulously planned and built to luxurious green living standards—it’s a modern masterpiece both inside and out. That includes the home’s incredible metal roof, a custom-machined and mechanically sealed engineering wonder manufactured by Drexel Metals, a leading metal roofing systems and custom fabrication company and a Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) member.
April 25, 2018
Metal has become the second most preferred type of roofing material and is quickly gaining in popularity, according to a recent study of U.S. homeowners conducted by the Metal Roofing Alliance. That’s no surprise, given the exceptional low maintenance benefits and long-term performance features of metal roofing. However, there are still misconceptions and mistaken beliefs about metal roofs among some homeowners that need to be overcome, including these five common myths.
April 23, 2018
The metal roofing industry is growing rapidly, and so is the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA). As the leading nonprofit organization representing the U.S. and Canada residential metal roofing industry, MRA announced that it recently added two new members: PermaLock Aluminum Shingles Company and Foundation Finance Company.
Earth Day Trends: MRA Reports Rising Demand As U.S. And Canadian Homeowners Prepare For Changing Climates
April 11, 2018
When Earth Day 2018 is celebrated on April 22, it’s a prime time for a reality check for North American homeowners who are realizing that no matter where they live, climates are changing.
April 5, 2018
Call it provocative, vivacious or bold: For homeowners, 2018 color trends for metal roofing are all about standing out from the crowd.
March 21, 2018
Florida family had a new roof installed from a Metal Roofing Alliance company just in time. Their home’s old roof, only just eight months old, had begun to show a distinctive black tinge creeping over the surface like a five o’clock shadow.
March 05, 2018
With a hot U.S. housing market and still-favorable interest rates, the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) is predicting a heavier than usual demand for qualified metal roofing installers and contractors for spring 2018.
March 05, 2018
Residential homeowners can take advantage of tax credits available for installing “cool roofs” that were set to expire in 2016 but have been renewed and are now available retroactively for qualified improvements made through Dec. 31, 2017.
February 27, 2018
The MRA continues to focus on growing the perception and use of metal roofing within the roofing and home building industries. In February, the MRA attended two shows with the goal of creating and nurturing relationships with these key industry members: the International Roofing Expo (IRE) in New Orleans; and the National Frame Building Association (NFBA) Frame Building Expo in Columbus, Ohio.
February 19, 2018
Modern day metal roofs offer all of the style and beauty of traditional roofing materials only stronger and more durable. There’s certain to be a metal roof style to match your home and neighborhood.
February 13, 2018
Metal roofing styles often look so good, it can be hard for homeowners to tell the difference between metal options and other roofing options. Yet the metal roofing performance advantages are obvious for reliability, sustainability and durability in extreme conditions.
February 13, 2018
Drones can help roofing contractors in a variety of ways, including pre- and post-project inspections. However, contractors need to be aware of these legal regulations that Snips Magazine explains in a recent article.
February 12, 2018
Getting your roof inspected regularly will help to know when a good time frame is to replace your roof. Inspectors are professionally trained to spot certain elements.
December 14, 2017
The frightening increase of monster storms hitting the U.S. is not only causing homeowners to think twice about the roofs over their heads, it’s also earning the attention of local city and county officials.
December 12, 2017
The Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) is excited to announce that Darcie Meihoff, APR, has accepted the position as the organization’s new PR representative. In her role, Meihoff will handle all public relations activities for MRA, including PR planning, media relations, content creation and cause-related marketing and promotional activities.
December 8, 2017
Proposed local building code change would require better protection for homes in hurricane-prone area. The frightening increase of monster storms hitting the U.S. is not only causing homeowners to think twice about the roofs over their heads, it’s also earning the attention of local city and county officials.
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