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Steel & Economic Value

American Iron & Steel Institute

Steel products can add longevity and reduce maintenance costs when compared to other construction materials.

Let's Reroof Your House

NCCA Coat Notes

Compare similarities and differences between shingles and metal residential roofing and understand the factors that put metal on top.

The Doctor Has Called in a Prescription for You

NCCA Coat Notes

Prescriptive Requirements vs. Performance-Based Testing in the Construction Market

If You’re Installing Metal Roofs, You’ll Want to Be a Member of the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA)

Roofers Coffee Shop

Learn more about the benefits that contractors receive when they become a member of the MRA.

An Expert's Guide to Metal Roofing

Drexel Metals

The pros at Drexel Metals share their extensive knowledge on why to spec metal roofs—and what to expect.

The Eight Factors That Determine the Cost of a Metal Roof

Todd Miller

Todd Miller (Ask Todd Miller) and Vice Chairman of the Metal Roofing Alliance breaks down the eight factors that determine the cost of a metal roof.

Why Do Metal Roofs Save Energy?

Sarah Lozanova

Sarah Lozanova provides a handy guide for explaining why metal roofs are best suited for saving energy.

4 Things to Consider When Comparing Roofing Contractors

Murray Roofing

Nearly all roofing contractors offer free roofing estimates, but identifying the company that will give you the best value in products and service takes a little due diligence.

How to Grow Your Business Through Diversification

Sharon Thatcher

When a contractor decides to grow his business, it typically means adding more crews and equipment to meet a growing demand for buildings.

Boral Opens Design Center in Winter Park, Florida

Boral Steel

The new facility will showcase Boral Roofing’s full range of durable and sustainable roofing solutions, which encompass Concrete, Clay, Boral Steel’s Stone-Coated Steel and Inspire Composite systems.

Boral Roofing Introduces Boral Steel™

Boral Steel

High-performance stone-coated steel roofing line now positions established roofing manufacturer as market leader in metal, retrofit roofing sectors nationwide.

Metal Roofing Pros and Cons

McElroy Metal

As metal roofing gains in popularity more and more homeowners are choosing a metal roof when it comes time to replace their shingle roofs. McElroy Metal breaks down the metal roofing pros and cons.

What Makes McElroy Metal Different?

McElroy Metal

Homeowners who need to replace their roof are faced with a vast array of roofing materials, styles, and vendors to work with. The right roofing partner can help you navigate the world of roofing.

Warning On Building Code Violations

Reed's Metals Inc.

The metalrooing market is seeing a large increase in companies selling cheapened products that DO NOT SATISFY INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE REQUIREMENTS.

Boral Roofing Announces Two New VPs

Boral Steel

Boral Roofing LLC is pleased to announce the promotion of Hugh Laurie to vice president of finance and the addition of Harvey “Harv” Shelton as vice president of operations.

How to Walk on Metal Roofs

McElroy Metal

While it is best to avoid walking on your homes roof for purely safety reasons sometimes it can be necessary for your roofing contractor or other trades to access and walk on your roof.

Metal Roofing Styles

McElroy Metal

A roof is an essential part of a home's aesthetic appeal. Metal roofing style and color options can complement the structure, draw the eye, and add that much sought-after curb appeal.

Types of Metal Roofing

McElroy Metal

Advantages like 50+ year lifespan, durability, and energy savings often have homeowners considering a metal roof when it comes time for a replacement.

Touch-up Paint Tips

Mark Robins, MCN

All painted metal panels have a factory-applied, baked-on finish. While these paint coatings are durable, improper handling and installation can mar and damage the finish.

ProteaBracket™

S-5!

Learn more about the newly aluminum metal roof attachment solution product that is The Right Way™ to attach solar PV to trapezoidal roof profiles.

New Texas Vista Collection

Boral Roofing

New concrete tile shades harmonize with currently celebrated Texas home architecture styles.

Boral Steel Introduces New Screw Fasteners

Boral Roofing

Corrosion resistant, all-weather screws are designed for fast, easy installation.

Metal Roofing Basics

How to Measure a Roof for Metal Roofing

McElroy Metals

Most residential house don't have a perfectly square roof. This document has put together some of McElroy Metals best tips and tricks for how to measure a roof for metal roofing.

Residential Standing Seam Metal Roof

McElroy Metals

Residential standing seam metal roofs are an affordable metal roofing option with an attractive appearance and many colors and styles to choose from.

What is a Standing Seam Hip Roof?

McElroy Metals

Standing seam metal roofing is a long-lasting roofing solution that can be used to advantage on both hip and gable roofs.

Metal Roofing Warranties

McElroy Metals

Read about how actual performance of a metal roof is a much better measure of quality than warranties.

Metal Roof Colors and Styles

McElroy Metals

Metal roofing not only offers performance advantages like a long lifespan and lower utility expenses, but it also provides homeowners a way to enhance their home's curb appeal.

Roof Replacement Checklist

McElroy Metals

Here is a roof replacement checklist to help make sure your roof replacement goes smoothly.

What are the Advantages of a Metal Roof vs. Shingles?

McElroy Metals

Metal roofing and shingles are two of the most popular residential roofing materials. Learn the advantages of choosing a metal roof over shingles?

Metal Roofing Substrates and Coatings Explained

McElroy Metals

It's important for buyers to consider the quality of the metal substrates and coatings for those situations when life expectancy and long-term performance are important.

Residential Metal Roofing Guide

McElroy Metals

McElroy Metals has created a roofing guide to help you navigate the options and choose the perfect roof for your home.

Residential Metal Roofing Myths

McElroy Metals

Take a look with McElroy Metals as they debunk some of the most common metal roofing myths.

The Protection of a Durable Roof

McElroy Metals

McElroy Metals explores the ways a metal roof is the most durable for protecting your home.

Videos

DECRA Ice Dam Testimonial

DECRA Roofing Systems

Metal Roofing testimonial from a happy customer that put on a metal roof to prevent ice dams.

Metal Roofing Drone Footage

McElroy Metals

Fly over some metal roofs that have been installed by McElroy Metals.

Rain Noise & Metal Roofing

McElroy Metals

McElroy Metals investigates this common metal roofing myth.

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