Residential

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

ATAS Awards iPad To Submittal Builder Contest Winner

Jeffrey Allen, P.E., of GR Roofing Co., Inc. in Brewer, Maine, was the winner of the ATAS Submittal Builder Contest. He was awarded an iPad, which he plans to use for work to make his job easier. “There are a lot of apps that are applicable to roofing, which I can use on the...

McElroy Metal Introduces New Metal Roofing Profile

The Milan Shingle from McElroy Metal offers a new metal roofing option for homeowners and commercial building owners seeking an attractive and durable roofing solution. The 29-gauge Milan Shingle is available in eight PVDF colors as well as seven PVDF Designer Prints that simulate Cedar Shake and Slate. McElroy offers a complete system, including...

MCA: Metal Roof Service Life 60-Plus Years

Researchers from the Metal Construction Association (MCA) hosted an educational session sharing the results of the association’s breakthrough study on the service life of metal roofs at METALCON. The new research findings conclude that certain metal roof systems can last 60 years, meaning they do not require replacement during a commercial building’s entire service...

Valspar showcases WeatherXL Crinkle Finish at 2015 METALCON

Valspar continues to roll out new coil coating options that don’t just provide new color but also new effects and solar reflective advantages. One of its latest is the Weather XL Crinkle Finish that was introduced in 2014 but, recognizing its popularity, also showcased at the 2015 METALCON. The textured appearance on WeatherXL Crinkle Finish...

ATAS International Introduces Its Isoleren Insulated Metal Panels

ATAS International, Inc. is proud to announce the addition of Isoleren, their series of insulated metal panels, to their extensive product line. Insulated metal panels are being used more frequently in the construction of buildings for several reasons, including the fact that they are installed as a single element, which allows for faster building completion in...

MRA Sponsoring 2-Day Boot Camp at METALCON

12 Easy Steps to Closing More Sales of Residential Metal Roofing As part of its ongoing education series, the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) will be sponsoring a two-day “Boot Camp” seminar at the 2015 METALCON show in Tampa, Florida. This intensive program will focus on selling residential metal roofing using MRA’s In-Home Selling system....

RHEINZINK Panels Provide A Great Natural Look

The mountain views from the Puesta Del Sol residence in Avon, Colorado, are rivaled only by the striking architecture of the home that faces Beaver Creek ski area. Designed for a creative couple that loved and demanded the highest quality in all aspects of amenities and materials, the 8,500 square foot home revolves around...

ATAS International To Host Open House Oct. 2

ATAS International, Inc., will host an open house at its manufacturing facility located at 6612 Snowdrift Road, Allentown, Pennsylvania, to celebrate Manufacturing Day. The event will be held on Friday, October 2, 2015, with two programs open to the members of the Greater Lehigh Valley area community; one begins at 9 AM and the...

Merchant & Evans, Roofinox Offer Customers Unique Roofing Products

Merchant & Evans, Inc., the Burlington, New Jersey-based manufacturer of premium metal roofing systems and Roofinox America of Tinton Falls, New Jersey, recently announced a strategic alliance to provide the Roofinox line of stainless steel and tin-plated (terne-coated) metal roofing materials to Merchant & Evans customers in the United States and Canada. With the...