Residential

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

What To Consider Before Buying A Metal Roof

Popular in some areas, but only emerging in other areas, metal roofs are a wonderful roofing option that is often overlooked. Take a moment to investigate, however, and you’ll see why metal roofs are worth considering when time comes to build a new home or roof repair. Wear & Tear Metal...

MRA Announces Partnership With Today’s Homeowner To Support Metal Roofing Demand Among Consumers

The Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) announced that it is partnering with Today’s Homeowner, hosted by Emmy-nominated home improvement expert Danny Lipford, this season to help promote the benefits of metal roofing nationwide. The partnership, which includes television and radio exposure on more than 200 local stations in Today’s Homeowner’s nationally-syndicated markets,...

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...