Residential

News and features related to residential projects in the metal roofing industry.

Metal Roof Adds Contemporary Pop To IL Farmhouse

Although situated on a cul de sac with four neighboring homes designed by the same architect, the “contemporary farmhouse” style of the private residence in Burr Ridge, Illinois, makes it unique. The owners of the 5,000-square-foot residence voiced a desire that their new residence have a farmhouse look with a metal...

May 2018 MRA Update

To The Rescue: Job Done Right Saves Homeowners From A Menace By Renee Ramey, MRA executive director At first, Jayne Sventek and her husband thought they might be seeing things. Their home’s sparkling white metal roof, only just eight months old, had begun to show a distinctive black tinge creeping over...

2018 Top Roofing Color Trends Of The Year: It’s Intense

Homeowners look to make a stand-out statement with color options this year. Call it provocative, vivacious or bold: For homeowners, 2018 color trends are all about standing out from the crowd. With more color options available than any other roofing type, metal roofing color trends set the tone for the latest...

ATAS Participates On Hurricane Irma Wind Investigation Team

In response to Hurricane Irma’s damage to Florida in September, a small group of RICOWI members, including Jim Bush, vice president of sales and marketing at ATAS International, conducted a mini-deployment. Those investigators arrived in the Tampa-Fort Myers area on October 30th and 31st and separated into three teams of four,...

Beckers’ BeckryTech Offers Durability & Flexibility

As one of the world’s largest coil coatings supplier, with more than 150 years in the industry, Beckers knows a thing or two about high-quality coatings. So, when our customers need a high-performance coating designed to last 40+ years, with great color and gloss retention, we recommend BeckryTech Super-Durable Polyester. BeckryTech...

Beckers BeckryTex Glimmer Elevates Textured Coatings

Beckers BeckryTex line is well known in the industry for its unique textured surfaces, eye-catching aesthetics, and matchless durability. One thing our customers have requested is a wider color palette to expand this exceptional product line into the siding market. Enter Beckry Tex Glimmer. Glimmer provides the same exceptional durability as...

MRA Training 10/18 and 10/19 at METALCON 2017

Increasing Profits and Growing Your Residential Metal Roofing Company in the Age of Millennials. The Metal Roofing Alliance (www.MetalRoofing.com)  is hosting two exclusive seminars for metal roofing contractors at METALCON 2017. Both are designed to help contractors to grow their residential metal roofing businesses with practical advice and ideas that can make an...

Trust Makes The Sale

In the in-home sales process, clients often decide in the first few minutes whether a salesperson is someone they can do business with. While you can make a great first impression but then “blow it” later on and lose the deal, if the prospect decides early on that you are NOT...