Metal Roofing Alliance News & Releases

All the latest news and press releases about the metal roofing industry, the MRA, and our members.

MRA Predicts Major Demand For U.S. Metal Roofing Installers This Spring

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.

Tax Credits Extended For Cool Metal Roofs In 2017

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.

International Roofing Expo and National Frame Building Expo Recap

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.

Metal Roofing 101: Style For Everybody

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.

Latest Metal Roofing Styles Don't Fool Around When It Comes To Performance

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.

Legal Issues To Be Aware Of When Using Drones In Roofing

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.

How to Know When It's Time to Replace Your Metal Roof

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.

Metal Roofing Alliance Members Awarded Prestigious Triumph Awards

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.

Metal Roofing Alliance Selects PR Consultant Darcie Meihoff

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.

Florida County Proposes Metal Roof Mandate

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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