21 Jan

The New Future of Metal Roofing

Below is an augmented article from Kevin Stapp, president of The Aluminum Shingle Co., Layton, Utah. The original post can be found here. The Move Away From Traditional Building Products The population of today is becoming increasingly pragmatic, organic, and green. In order to satisfy its customers, the building culture is also changing. Homeowners, contractors and architects are quite often turning away from traditionally used building products. Arguably, the roof is one of the most visible and important parts of...

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27 Nov

Wildfire Defense for Homeowners: Fire-Resistant Materials Help Protect Homes

Below is an article from Darcie Meihoff, with Metal Roofing Alliance. The original article can be found here. Being Prepared PORTLAND, Ore.—July is peak wildfire season, the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) is urging homeowners to consider ways to better protect their homes. That’s especially true in the Western U.S. and Canada. Recent hot temperatures and winds only exasperate the problem, making the danger of fires starting in nearby communities, and threatening homes, a very serious issue. Roofs are especially vulnerable...

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18 Mar

Metal Roofing Colors: Selecting the Best Color

Metal roofing offers a great variety of styles, materials, and colors. This guide focuses on color selection. — The item that every home owner can easily relate to. (Credit: www.roofingcalc.com/metal-roof-colors/) Styles relate to the shape of the metal when installed on a roof, such as standing seam, or corrugated panels. Practically speaking, color considerations don’t matter to the style, though some styles will present slightly different colors and paint finishes. Materials correlate with the type of metal, also called “substrate.”...

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