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JD Metals Black Standing Seam 2023 popular metal roofing colors
10
Jul

Metal Roof Trims: Endwall vs Sidewall

Endwall and Sidewall Metal Roof Trims: Why You Need Them Metal roofing panels are an excellent choice for durability and longevity. However, to ensure a seamless installation, it is important to consider endwall and sidewall trims. These trim components not only enhance the looks of the roof but also provide vital protection against water leaks and potential damage. Let's delve into the significance of endwall and sidewall trims for metal…

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JD Metals Black Standing Seam 2023 popular metal roofing colors
24
May

Regional Color Trends

Regional Color Trends Metal Roofing Magazine polled contractors and builders across the nation to determine this year's regional color trends. View the article to see which colors are trending in our area! JD Metals offers a variety of color choices, finishes and panel profiles to ensure a beautiful design for your home. Our color simulator will help you choose which one is right for you.

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White colonial house with light gray standing seam metal roofing
12
May

The Skinny On Standing Seam Metal Roofs

Sherri Koones, a contributor to Forbes Magazine, writes an excellent article about what makes Standing Seam metal roofs a superior choice.  See the original article here. [caption id="attachment_2912" align="aligncenter" width="640"] This New England Farmhouse, in Concord, MA, has the beautiful traditional lines of a farmhouse but all the modern technology and materials available today. The standing seam roof adds a striking look to this stately house. PHOTO COURTESY OF ERIC…

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18
Aug

Fasteners for Metal Roofing

Proper fasteners and installation methods can make or break a metal roof.  This in-depth article from Andrew Mullen in the June/July 2020 issue of Metal Roofing Magazine explains why this small part is so important. Fasteners for Metal Roofing: Selecting the Best Type for Your Application and Why It Matters By Andrew Mullen A fastener is the common way metal roofing panels are secured to a roofing system substrate. The…

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29
Jun

Ornate Ornaments—The Industry’s Iconic Combo

Thinking about adding some character to a new barn or sprucing up a building you already have?  Shannon Clark of MWI Components writes a great article about the dynamic duo of barn decoration. Dutch doors, Arcadian sliding doors, horse stalls and, of course, horses, are the key factors of a horse barn, right? Well, sure, but what seems to be missing from this picture? You guessed it, the iconic cupola…

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21
Apr

Metal Roofing Alliance Advice on Growing Your Metal Roofing Business

The following tips by Renee Ramey of the Metal Roofing Alliance can help you position your roofing business to expand in the coming months and years. Generating Leads Ask any installer or contractor about their most important marketing priority and they’ll probably tell you it’s all about generating leads. However, the fact is that qualified leads only come through a longer-term, dedicated effort to build your reputation and referral business.…

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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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04
Mar

Spring Cleaning Your Metal Roof

Spring will soon be springing- is your roof ready?  Metal roofing may be durable, but winter weather has probably coated it with a layer of dust and grime that detracts from its appearance.  Like everything else, proper cleaning will enhance the look and life of your roof. Our Weather XL® roofing panels here at JD Metals are coated by Sherwin-Williams, a leader in the industry.  Here are some of their…

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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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