Roof Hugger

MBCI adds Roof Hugger to its retrofit offerings

MBCI now offers Roof Hugger retrofit systems. Roof Hugger products can be installed over most any existing metal roof, including trapezoidal and vertical standing seam roofs, as well as existing R panel roofs. Roof Hugger systems provide many benefits and advantages to building owners, design professionals and roofing contractors. Metal-over-metal retrofit roofing is the...

Retrofit with metal … over metal

Edwards Roofing employs Roof Huggers with Petersen Aluminum panels for successful re-roofing project on air force base / Leaks are a pretty good indicator you have a problem. Eglin Air Force Base Building #253 was erected with metal walls and a metal roof. The trapezoidal standing seam metal roof sloped to parapets separated by...

McElroy, Roof Hugger team up for wind test success

With building code changes over the last decade or so, retrofitting existing buildings in coastal areas with metal roofs have become even more difficult and complex.  The changes in code have dramatically increased the load requirements in the edges and corners of a roof.  A challenge not easily met by most standing seam panels...

Roof Hugger completes testing of Corru-Fit

Unveiled last fall at METALCON, Roof Hugger’s new retrofit sub-purlin system named Corru-Fit completed rigorous and successful ASTM E-1592 testing to prove its wind uplift performance value in a Metal-over-Metal retrofit application. The Corru-Fit sub-purlin product is specifically designed for installation over the old sine wave shaped corrugated metal roofs.  These old roofs are...

Roof Hugger receives new patent

Roof Hugger, Inc. of Lutz, Fla., received Patent number 8024906 from the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.   Roof Hugger celebrated its 20th anniversary of providing factory-notched sub-purlins for retrofitting existing metal roofs.  Today, the Roof Hugger team is proud to say the “Hugger” has now been installed on over 60 million square feet...

McElroy Metal partners with Roof Hugger

As part of a strategic plan to expand their retrofit system product offer,  McElroy Metal, Inc. has signed a licensing agreement to distribute Roof Hugger retrofit sub-purlin systems throughout the United States.  Ken Gieseke, vice president marketing for McElroy stated: Since 1963, McElroy Metal has served the construction industry with quality products and excellent...

Roof Hugger launches interactive website

In the past decade, Roof Hugger’s website has grown to be an information powerhouse for metal‐over‐metal retrofit roof systems. Everything a visitor would want to know about this dynamic metal construction market was there to find. However, because of adding so much information over the years, the website became difficult to navigate. Therefore as...