MR February/March 2013

/Metal Roofing Magazine - February/March 2013 CoverThe February/March 2013 Issue of Metal Roofing Magazine offers ideas on how to retrofit with metal.

This issue also includes tips on how to sell your customers to the proof that metal stands up to Mother Nature.

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Metal vs. Mother Nature (hurricanes and high winds)

Manufacturers do their best to ensure products can handle big winds / Metal roofing stands up to the forces of nature as well as or better than any type of roofing material and you should know how to sell that benefit to your customers. This is the first in a six-part series on how...

Retrofit with metal … over metal

Edwards Roofing employs Roof Huggers with Petersen Aluminum panels for successful re-roofing project on air force base / Leaks are a pretty good indicator you have a problem. Eglin Air Force Base Building #253 was erected with metal walls and a metal roof. The trapezoidal standing seam metal roof sloped to parapets separated by...

Retrofit … a command performance

After 10 years, I and E Specialties fixes problem a consultant said it could not fix / It took longer than it should have, but I and E Specialties finally got the chance to stop the leaks in the roof at the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy. Approximately 10 years ago, roofs at the...

Metal Roofing Magazine Feb/March 2013

Retrofit … with metal!

Berwald Roofing fabricates, curves and installs Garland’s R-Mer panels for Minnesota ice arena / Like many community ice arenas across the country, the New Hope Ice Arena in New Hope, Minn., needed some major renovations. The facility, built in the 1970s during a nationwide boom in the construction of community ice arenas, still had...

Top 10 metal roofing products of 2012!

The readers have spoken. When they indicate they like something, it must be a good thing. Each year in Metal Roofing Magazine, we present the most current information on a variety of products — underlayments, roll formers, fasteners, metal roofing shingles, ventilation products, snow retention, tools and the list goes on and on. These...

Rise above the competition with help from MRA

Become a Metal Roofing Alliance Quality Contractor / By Bill Hippard, MRA president / Homeowners in need of a new roof have a wide range of choices in products and contractors. Smart contractors know being on the top of the list of potential contractors a homeowner will call is about more than naming your...

Englert roof helps rebuild some Vermont history

On August 28, 2011, when the Williams River rose to historic heights during Tropical Storm Irene, the Bartonsville Covered Bridge, built in 1870, in the village of Bartonsville, in Rockingham, Vermont, lost its battle to the raging waters.  The swollen river eroded the banks on its south side, damaging the bridge’s abutments. When the...

VMZinc opens training facility, warehouse in North Carolina

VMZinc, a leading specialist in innovative zinc products manufactured and sold by the Building Products Unit of Umicore, opened a new training facility and warehouse in Durham, N.C., located at 2320 Presidential Drive, Suite 110. With 3,300 square feet and a climate controlled training room, the new facility will provide service to 28 representatives...