Residential

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

Ravishing Rooftops: MRA Kicks Off Metal Roofing Competition 

Calling all roofing contractors, installers and manufacturers: Is your stainless-steel roof a stunner? Is your galvalume glamorous? Is your copper shingle roof sublime? If so, now’s your chance to enter the “Best Metal Roofing Project” competition hosted by the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA). Beginning Oct. 4, 2018 through Dec. 31, 2018,...

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...