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RHEINZINK Panels Clad Boathouse Project On Chicago River

The new Eleanor Boathouse at Park 571 in Chicago’s Bridgeport neighborhood creates the opportunity for greater community recreation and environmental stewardship of the Chicago River. Designed by Studio Gang Architects, the 19,000-square-foot facility is the last of four new boathouses and river launches created by the Chicago Park District to reclaim...

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...

IRE Attendee Online Registration Now Open

Online registration is now open for the International Roofing Expo (IRE), taking place March 1-3, 2017, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Online registration is available at www.TheRoofingExpo.com/Attendee/Register, where show information is accessible 24-hours a day, seven days a week. “We recommend that attendees register early...

New Snow Retention System For Metal Roofs: Dyna-Guard

DYNA-GUARD, from Dynamic Fastener, is a new snow retention system designed to be used on metal roofs. This system can be easily installed on a new construction project or retrofitted to an existing metal roof. During installation of DYNA-GUARD, first, either clamps or brackets are attached to the metal roof. Dynamic...

Mule-Hide Introduces Silicone Roof Coating System

The new Silicone Roof Coating System from Mule-Hide Products Co. Inc. extends the life of aging roofs, ensuring that they continue delivering watertight, energy efficient performance while significantly delaying the day when tear-offs—with the associated cost, landfill waste and disruption to building occupants—are needed. The system can be used to restore...

McElroy Metal Offers Standing Seam System To Recover Asphalt Shingles

McElroy Metal has introduced a quick and efficient method for installing standing seam metal roofing, directly over asphalt shingles, without a tear-off. “Shingle tear-off is one of the biggest sources of construction debris that is responsible for clogging our landfills,” says Charlie Smith, national recover manager at McElroy Metal. “So the...

Top tips for snow retention on metal roofs

As the popularity of metal roofing grows, so do the options for preventing dangerous and damaging avalanches of ice and snow. While you may think that anything made to stop it, should stop it, there is a lot of science that goes into a properly engineered snow retention devise. Mother Nature...

Drexel Metals Comes To Rescue Pennsylvania Audubon Society

When board members of the Bucks County Audubon Society (BCAS) in New Hope, Pennsylvania, were looking for help with a leaking roof on their historic building, they only had to search as far as a supportive member. Dick Carroll, the founder and former owner of Drexel Metals, participated in bird counts...