Gutter Opportunities

Gutter Opportunities was born in 2008 as an outgrowth of Metal Roofing Magazine and is dedicated to the rain handling industry. It is published three times annually as a special section to Metal Roofing Magazine, with a complete guide to gutter products, marketing ideas and strategies for gutter businesses, as well as industry news, features and machinery tips.

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Unique Gutter Manufacturer

By Sharon Glorioso Hard work, motivation and superior products are what keep this company profitable. Back in 1991, after getting laid off by a large commercial construction company, Dave Garrety went to work for a friend who ran his own … Read more »

Posted in Business and Management, GO-Winter 2014, Gutter Machines, Gutter Opportunities, Gutters, In the Industry, Industry Experts, Metal Roofing Magazine, MR April/May 2014, Supplier News | Tagged Garrity Manufacturing, gutter systems, roll formed seamless gutters | Leave a comment

New reverse bend MicroGuard gutter screen debuts

PERTH AMBOY N.J.–MicroGuard, a gutter screen with microfiltration technology from Englert Inc. is now available in a reverse bend version. The new option gives contractors more versatility in using the screen for differing gutter and roof situations.  Unlike the traditional … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Gutter Opportunities, Gutter Products, Gutter Protection, Gutters, New Products, Products, Supplier News | Tagged gutter protection, gutter screen, MicroGuard | Leave a comment

Finding a niche: a faltering economy led roofer to gutter opportunities

- By Mark Ward, Sr. – Many roofing contractors have discovered that buying a machine and fabricating your own gutters is an elegant solution. “No building owner or general contractor wants to delay completion just for the gutters. Doing our … Read more »

Posted in Business and Management, Commercial/Institutional, Gutter Machines, Gutter Opportunities, Gutters, In the Industry, Industry Experts, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing Magazine, MR December 2013/January 2014, Profiles, Reroofing, Residential | Tagged airtight construction, elegant gutters, New Tech Machinery | Leave a comment

Classic look of bare metal

CVR-GO-1013

- By Mark Ward Sr. –  Natural beauty comes forth in zinc, copper, others. – Seamless gutters became popular 50 years ago when chemists finally developed flexible vinyl paints that could be applied to aluminum and then rolled and stamped … Read more »

Posted in Featured Magazine, GO Fall 2013, Gutter Opportunities, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing Magazine, Metal Roofing News, MR October/November 2013 | Tagged metal roofing, seamless gutters | Leave a comment

RHEINZINK roof highlights Colorado log home

The exterior of a beautiful mountain home near Grand Junction, CO features a striking combination of natural materials including actual 14-inch diameter logs and RHEINZINK roof panels.  The 3,400 square foot residence doubles as a fishing lodge for the owners … Read more »

Posted in Green Building, Gutter Opportunities, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing Magazine, Metal Roofing News, Residential, Supplier News | Tagged Colorado log home, RHEINZINK, standing seam metal roofing | Leave a comment

Englert unveils new architectural binder, updated with flash drive capability

Englert Inc.’s new ArchNotes architectural binder is a unique resource that provides architects with electronic files containing a complete array of product literature and data – everything needed to complete a project on one single flash drive.   Whether it … Read more »

Posted in Green Building, Green Products, Green Projects, Gutter Opportunities, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing Magazine, Metal Roofing News, Recyclable, Renewable, Supplier News | Tagged architectural binder, Englert, standing seam metal roofing | Leave a comment

Int’l Roofing Expo launches state-of-the-art website

The 2014 International Roofing Expo has unveiled an all-new, redesigned website aimed at enhancing the online experience of trade show participants with a bold new look, simplified navigation and improved usability. Located at www.TheRoofingExpo.com, the new web interface provides technical, aesthetic … Read more »

Posted in Commercial/Institutional, Events, Green Building, Gutter Opportunities, Gutters, International Roofing Expo, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing Magazine, Metal Roofing News, Reroofing, Residential, Solar | Tagged International Roofing Expo, IRE, Las Vegas, new website | Leave a comment

KWM Gutterman to be featured on FOX Business Network

KWM Gutterman, a provider and manufacturer of custom portable roll-forming equipment, will be presented in an upcoming production of Manufacturing Marvel, airing on The Fox Business Network at approximately 8:30-8:44 p.m. CST on Tuesday, August 27. Produced by award winning … Read more »

Posted in Gutter Machines, Gutter Opportunities, Gutter Products, Gutters, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing Magazine, Products, Supplier News | Tagged Fox Business Network, gutter machines, KWM Gutterman | Leave a comment

IPAF database reports 28 fatalities involving aerial platforms worldwide for the first half of 2013

There were 28 fatalities worldwide involving mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs), also known as aerial work platforms (AWPs), in the first half of 2013, according to findings from IPAF’s accident database.The main causes of these fatalities were: overturn (10), fall … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Frame Building News, Gutter Opportunities, Metal Builder, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing Magazine, Rural Builder Magazine | Tagged AWPs, IPAF, MEWPs, safety | Leave a comment

Snobar offers new two-bar system

SnoBar and SnoBlox-Snojax has announced the expansion of the SnoBar line with an all-new patent-pending two-bar snow retention system. This patent-pending system for metal roofs has been developed after years of field and lab research.  The specially designed aluminum brackets … Read more »

Posted in Commercial/Institutional, Frame Building News, Gutter Opportunities, Metal Builder, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing Magazine, Metal Roofing News, Products, Residential, Rural Builder Magazine, Supplier News | Tagged bar system, SnoBar, snow guard, snow retention, two-bar system | Leave a comment