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Webinars & Events

Webinar: Best Practices to Install Solar on Metal Roofs

S-5! Metal Roof Innovations (S-5!)

Thursday March 26th, at 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. MST

Building owners and homeowners alike are turning to solar power as a supplemental power generator. Choosing the right platform for solar panels is critical to the design process.

NABCEP Approved Earn 1.5 JTA hrs

Webinar: Use of Snow Guard Devices: Science or Science Fiction

S-5! Metal Roof Innovations (S-5!)

Friday March 27th, at 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. MST

This course provides a common sense approach to understanding how snow acts on roofs, debunking misconceptions and highlighting common mistakes made in this practice.

Webinar: Prevail – A 5-Part COVID-19 Webinar Series

MarketSharp Contractor CRM Solutions

Starting Thursday, March 26th

This 5-Part Webinar Series covers thought-provoking topics like:
• Increasing (or Amp-up) lead generation
• Ultra-efficient lead management
• Maximizing close rates
…and more!

Webinar: 7 ways MarketSharp Can Help With Today's Business Disruption

MarketSharp Contractor CRM Solutions

Did you miss this MarketSharp training session? We've got you covered with this recording that highlights the specific items that will contribute to keeping your cash flowing.

Releases & Articles

Blessed Oasis (Case Study)


DECRA Metal Roofing

DECRA was able to give Blessed Oasis Pet Resort, a luxury boarding facility in NC, a durable yet elegant roofing solution.

DECRA Metal Roofing Protects Historic Landmark (Case Study)

DECRA Metal Roofing

DECRA Metal Roofing was the easy choice for the Hearthstone Historic House Museum that needed a new, classic roof that protected the home from harsh Wisconsin weather.

Buyer Beware Guide

Reed's Metals

Know your roof! Some manufacturers even with well-known brands are selling a sub-par AZ35, so be careful. Make sure you are getting the best metal for your project.

Reed's Metals is Open for Business and Ready to Help You!

Reed's Metals

Reed's Metals is open for business and falls within the definition of essential business [or supplier of an essential business] as defined in the Executive Order.

Reed's Metals Is Your Local Source for Pole Barns

Reed's Metals

At Reed's Metals, pole barns are our most versatile and budget friendly building option. They are custom designed and constructed for your needs.

Reed's Metals 41st Annual Louisiana Sportsman Show and Festival

Reed's Metals

Louisiana’s largest outdoor show and boat show, held March 12-15, 2020, at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales, Louisiana.

S-5! Recognized for Its Contribution to Sustainability of Innovative California Community

S-5! Metal Roof Innovations (S-5!)

S-5! Metal Roof Innovations (S-5!) announced it has been awarded the Metal Construction Association (MCA) Chairman’s Award for metal construction projects of 2019 in the residential category.

Clay Tile vs. Metal Roofing: What You Need to Know

DECRA Metals

Today, discerning homeowners have moved away from high-maintenance clay tile to metal roofing products that replicate the ageless beauty of clay tile with the unsurpassed strength and durability of steel.

Are Metal Roofs Loud In The Rain?

DECRA Metals

Both homeowners and businesses have the same concerns about disruptive rain noise on metal roofs.

What is California’s Title 24?

DECRA Metals

As California’s population rapidly increased in the 1970’s and the problems of urban heat islands, air quality, and stressed power grids became all too apparent, the California Building Standards Commission created Title 24 in 1978.

Ideal Roofing Training Seminars

Ideal Roofing

Attend a seminar on how to install Ideal Roofing's Wakefield Bridge steel roofing shingles.
Thursday, February 20th
9AM - 1PM - 6PM
Brampton, OH

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 Roof Retrofits Resonate On The Home Front

Metal Construction News

Tough, energy efficient and able to withstand severe weather, metal roofs are becoming a top choice in the residential sector.

Are Metal Roofs Good in Florida?

McElroy Metals

Are you considering a move to Florida? Regardless of whether you look to construct a new home or buy an existing one, your choice of roof material is always important.

Divine Roofing Company + Historical Barker House Re-Roof

Tilcor Roofing Systems

Read more about Tilcor Roofing Systems's project in Manitou Springs, Colorado.

Tilcor Roofing Joins Metal Roofing Alliance

Metal Roofing Alliance

Consumers can confidently turn to Tilcor Roofing Systems for quality metal roofing products, capable consumer service, and materials backed by long, tough warranties.

RoofersCoffeeShop® is a Winner at the 2019 Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards

Folio

RCS wins B2B Website Building & Construction and honorable mention for B2B Social Media/Online Community.

Why Offering Financing is a Game Changer for Metal Roofs

Mosaic + MRA

Learn how offering financing to your customers can help close deals and why Mosaic is the best finance provider for your company.

Metal Roofing Basics

Are Metal Roofs Eco-Friendly?

McElroy Metals

As homeowners, we make decisions every day that affect our carbon footprint. Here are four reasons why metal roofs are eco-friendly and sustainable.

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.

How To Choose A Residential Metal Roof Contractor

McElroy Metals

If you have decided that you need a new roof and are considering all the benefits that metal roofing offers, the next step is to identify qualified contractors in your area who specialize in metal roofing.

Above All Else, You Need A Great Roof

Dave Yoho and Jim Cory

FREE EBOOK! Download this invaluable guide for homeowners. Learn when to replace your roof, why to consider metal and what else is important when buying your next roof!

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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