MR August/September 2012

Metal Roofing Magazine - August-September 2012 CoverThe August-September 2012 Cover Issue of Metal Roofing Magazine offers tips on working with curves.

This issue also offers you planning for growth in the gutter installation industry.

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Gutter Opportunities: Planning for growth

By Mark Ward Sr. / The question applies not only to kids but to small businesses. “Eight years ago I was a newcomer,” says general manager Chad Yarbrough of Quality Gutter Systems in Boerne, Texas. “But now that I’ve learned the ropes, it’s time to look ahead and make decisions about our company’s future.”...

Metal versatility: Rolling roof

Waves and curves do not deter Florida roofer / Where to begin? Anco Roofing Systems and West Coast Florida Enterprises collaborated on the challenging roof installation of the Golisano Children’s Museum in Naples, Fla., a project that featured curved roofing panels and waved roofing panels — every one with a different radius. This project...

Metal versatility: Stone-coated shingles provide prefect roof

No other profile would do / A hard-working metal roofing installation crew is always looking for a job it can hang its hat on. This residential project in Northern Illinois … the crew could literally hang its hat on the peaks! This project may look familiar as it appeared in the eighth edition of...

Metal versatility: Where barrels, steep slopes meet

Minnesota roofer handles details for watertightness and beauty /  There’s no business like repeat business! That’s why you care about any job, no matter the size — it could lead to a bigger job. That’s how it worked for Diversified Roofing of Elk River, Minn., when asked to complete a tricky application of metal...

Metal versatility: Sleek barrel roof shades rest stop

The Shandon Rest Area is located between the Central Coast and the San Joaquin Valley on Highway 46. Originally built in the 1970s, Shandon’s facilities had become outdated and costly to maintain — no longer meeting the needs of its 1.5 million annual visitors. To address these needs and update the disabled access of...

Metal versatility: Duplicating Monticello

Sometimes, you have to manufacture your own roofing profile /  If it’s a challenging metal roofing project, the crews at Kulp’s of Stratford say, “Bring it on!” A cold call by Bob Kulp led to a very challenging, but fun project for the Stratford, Wis., roofing installer. The Howard Young Medical Center in Woodruff,...

August/September 2012

Metal versatility: Indoor curves call for craftsmanship

By Kate Gawlik, for ATAS International / There is something aesthetically appealing about curves whether it is on a road, car or building. Curves are used in the built environment to express speed, importance, art, hospitality, intrigue, function and other design details. For those who install curved roofs, there are many points to consider....

Englert’s Virginia office installs roofing re-roll line

The Virginia Field Service Office of Englert, Inc. has  installed a roofing coil re-roll line that will allow Virginia to cut and re-roll coils to custom sizes requested by local contractors. Director of Sales Tony Newman said the installation of the re-roll system was in response to a growing demand for special quantities in...

The Bradbury Group and Athader announce definitive joint venture

The Bradbury Group and Athader S.L. announce a definitive joint venture. Athader is the latest company to become a member of The Bradbury Group. The terms and conditions of this joint venture are confidential. Carlos Luengo, with over 35 years of industry experience, will continue in his current capacity as managing director, and Harkaitz...