Residential

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

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...

ATAS Announces Winners For The Project Of The Year Awards

ATAS International, Inc. honored its 2016 Project of the Year winners at a recent awards banquet. This annual competition recognizes projects in which ATAS products have been incorporated into the design of the building. An independent panel of judges reviewed photos of all the projects submitted throughout the year and chose...

Selling Fire Safety

Fire Safety is a metal roofing benefit that many salespeople fail to discuss. If the home is not located in a fire-prone area, they assume that the homeowner won’t be motivated by the fire safety of a metal roof. But, like anything, the reality is that they will be motivated once they...

A Little Ohio Church Receives New Metal Roof

A church in Dundee, Ohio, recently received a new metal roof when their old, deteriorating shingle roof was on the verge of causing structural damage to the building. The parishioners at Lakeview Baptist Church chose Kline Home Exteriors of Millersburg, Ohio, to complete the installation of the 12,000 square foot roof...

PPG Introduces DURASTAR ULTRA-COOL Coil Coatings

PPG has introduced DURASTAR ULTRA-COOL coatings, which combine an advanced silicone-modified polyester (SMP) coatings formulation with infrared-reflective (IR-reflective) pigments to enhance the beauty and extend the service life of metal roofing, siding, panels and other building components. Durastar ULTRA-Cool coatings incorporate new polyester-based resin, crosslinking and tinting technologies to protect industrial,...

McElroy Metal Now Offering Cor-Ten AZP Raw 

McElroy Metal has added Cor-Ten AZP Raw to its product line, offering the look of aged or weathered roofing and cladding. Cor-Ten AZP Raw is a fluoropolymer coating system that uses cool pigment technology that McElroy Metal applies over Galvalume coated steel sheet. It’s available in a variety of McElroy Metal...