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23
Aug

The Energy Efficiency of Metal Roofing

  According to Darcie Meihoff of the Metal Roofing Alliance, the energy efficiency of metal roofing can put money back into your wallet. To read the original article, click here. CHOOSING THE RIGHT SPF FOR YOUR HOME: HOW TO BEAT THE HEAT THIS SUMMER Not all roofs are created equal, and that’s especially true when it comes to controlling extreme summertime temperatures. With a hotter-than-ever summer predicted in many parts…

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13
Jul

Metal Roofing: The Green Choice

With all of the hype surrounding sustainability and green practices, it can be difficult to separate fact from fiction, especially when it comes to building materials.  Metal roofing, however, has a clear record of being one of the most earth-friendly options on the market.  Metal roofs are highly reflective, long lasting and recyclable, all of which make metal roofing the green choice to beat when selecting a roof for your…

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09
Jun

7 Essential Questions to Ask Before Replacing Your Roof

Thinking of replacing your roof?  Darcie Meihoff of the Metal Roofing Alliance lists seven essential questions to think about when considering your options.  Read the original article here. After a year filled with anxiety, the last thing homeowners need is anything else that adds to their stress. But as a result of extreme weather events experienced by many regions, having to worry literally about the roof overhead is especially unwelcome…

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17
Mar

Great Cover Up: MRA Advocates for Smarter Re-Roofing Strategies to Reduce Landfill Waste This Season

To remove old shingles, or not to remove? That is the question the Metal Roofing Alliance tackles in this informative article. PORTLAND, Ore.—In the U.S. and Canada, homeowners are gearing up for spring and summer exterior home improvement projects, including re-roofing their homes. This is also a time when a massive amount of waste is created, due to the removal and disposal of old asphalt roof shingles. As the most…

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27
Feb

MRA Touts Top Five Home Improvement Trends for 2020

Wonder what's trending in 2020? Here's an article by Jessica Franchuk of the Metal Roofing Alliance. From climate uncertainty to creative customized looks, homeowners are raising the roof this year on style and performance features. What’s on the home improvement horizon for 2020? Coping with climate extremes, getting creative, and achieving better, longer-lasting performance that adds more ROI for the home improvement dollar are all top of mind for U.S.…

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20
Feb

Metal Roofing: The Durable Choice

Ah, the weather... it's interesting, to say the least!  We can have flip-flop weather in January, accompanied by rains that overflow creeks in a heartbeat, followed by a nose-dive in temperatures that turns all that rain into snow.  In the summer, the heat combined with the humidity will literally take your breath away and cover those mountains in their namesake haze.  All of these fun weather fluctuations combine to wreak…

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24
Sep

Net Zero Post Frame part of City’s Come-Back Story

As this article by Sharon Thatcher for Construction Magazine shows, Post Frame building can be a green choice! By: Sharon Thatcher | May 31, 2019 Habitat for Humanity Offers South Bend, Indiana, Clients an Affordable Passive Option The City of South Bend, Indiana, is a quintessential Rust Belt community. After years of decline, the once-industrial city of 102,000 residents is now on its gradual climb back up, and post frame is part of…

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