Roofing Industry News2018-09-26T15:34:31+01:00

Complaints Procedure

By |March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Roofing Industry News|

Polyiso Insulation and Shingles Enhance Ventilation, Durability for Church

By |April 13th, 2022|Categories: Emergency Roofing Maintenance, Industrial Roofing, Roofers, Roofing, Roofing Industry News|

Because the church was built in the mid-1900s, it lacked adequate roof ventilation, causing heat and moisture to get trapped, increasing the interior temperature and damaging the whole roof system. 

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Reroofing and Lightning Protection

By |March 14th, 2022|Categories: Emergency Roofing Maintenance, Industrial Roofing, Roofers, Roofing, Roofing Industry News|

Most components of a lightning protection system can last the life of a structure with little maintenance. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said of typical roofing systems and rooftop equipment; they need routine servicing, occasional repairs...

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Steelscape Launches Ultra-Matte Colors to Revolutionize Metal Roofing and Siding

By |February 10th, 2022|Categories: Emergency Roofing Maintenance, Industrial Roofing, Roofers, Roofing, Roofing Industry News|

Subtle, refined, and revolutionary, Steelscape launched Natural Matte, an innovative range of ultra-matte exterior finishes for metal roofing and siding.

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Why Are PVC Roofs So Durable?

By |February 7th, 2022|Categories: Emergency Roofing Maintenance, Industrial Roofing, Roofers, Roofing, Roofing Industry News|

How durable is PVC roofing? So durable that it was chosen for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Hurricane Center located in Miami. This is an organization that knows a thing or two about the abuse extreme weather can exert ...

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NFRC updates Blue Book with latest standards, regulations and guidance

By |February 3rd, 2022|Categories: Emergency Roofing Maintenance, Industrial Roofing, Roofers, Roofing, Roofing Industry News|

NFRC has published the Fifth Edition (Revision A) of 'Profiled sheet roofing and cladding—the NFRC guide to design and best practice', more commonly known as the 'Blue Book'.Aimed at designers, managers and estimators, the Blue Book provides an a...

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Panels Offer Desired Aesthetics for Public Service Complex

By |January 31st, 2022|Categories: Emergency Roofing Maintenance, Industrial Roofing, Roofers, Roofing, Roofing Industry News|

With a desire to bring city agencies to a modern centralized location, the City of San Marcos, Texas, constructed nine buildings on a single site. A consistent design element throughout the new Public Service Complex was metal roofing, wall pa...

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Base Sheets for Use in Steep-slope Roofing Systems

By |January 28th, 2022|Categories: Emergency Roofing Maintenance, Industrial Roofing, Roofers, Roofing, Roofing Industry News|

Shur-Gard #40 Base Sheet is ideally suited to warm, arid climates. It can be used as the felt layer in shingled and tile roofing systems. Tough and durable, F/G Base Sheet can be used as the felt layer in shingled roofing systems. 

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Underlayments for Metal Roofing

By |January 27th, 2022|Categories: Emergency Roofing Maintenance, Industrial Roofing, Roofers, Roofing, Roofing Industry News|

Shur-Gard MU Force HT and Shur-Gard MU Ultra HT are for use in metal roofing systems. Shur-Gard TU Force HT and Shur-Gard TU Ultra HT are for use in steep-slope adhesive-bonded and mechanically attached concrete and clay tile roofing systems. ...

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Metal-Over-Asphalt Recover System Satisfies Needs of Union Hall

By |January 26th, 2022|Categories: Emergency Roofing Maintenance, Industrial Roofing, Roofers, Roofing, Roofing Industry News|

The Bricklayers Local 5 of Valley View, Ohio, knew what it was getting into when purchasing a property with two existing buildings, both with failing asphalt shingle roofs. The union’s first order of business after acquiring the buildings was ...

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Planning During a Pandemic: A Message for Manufacturers

By |January 10th, 2022|Categories: Emergency Roofing Maintenance, Industrial Roofing, Roofers, Roofing, Roofing Industry News|

In the wake of the pandemic, teams need to put their heads together, mobilize, get creative and activate a plan to not only keep business afloat, but to thrive and be well-positioned for the future.

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College Campus Building Features Four Metal Products

By |December 24th, 2021|Categories: Emergency Roofing Maintenance, Industrial Roofing, Roofers, Roofing, Roofing Industry News|

Thanks in part to the largest grant the school has ever received, the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts has completed the $4.7 million Creativity and Innovation Complex in Hot Springs, Ark.

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Roof Panels Hit the Wall for Rec Center’s Modern Design

By |November 22nd, 2021|Categories: Emergency Roofing Maintenance, Industrial Roofing, Roofers, Roofing, Roofing Industry News|

The new Austin Community Rec Center offers locals an indoor playground, youth center and a relocated YMCA. It features a forward-looking, curvilinear design called out by standing-seam metal panels that wrap around the two most visible elevati...

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Hurricane-safe Roofing Solution Added to Municipal Complex

By |November 18th, 2021|Categories: Emergency Roofing Maintenance, Industrial Roofing, Roofers, Roofing, Roofing Industry News|

When the Town of Surf City, N.C., made plans to construct a building that would consolidate the police department and other emergency services operations, durability was a main consideration for an area that sees high winds and hurricanes on a...

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Copper Flat Lock Tiles Top Minnesota School Project

By |November 8th, 2021|Categories: Emergency Roofing Maintenance, Industrial Roofing, Roofers, Roofing, Roofing Industry News|

Innovative Building Concepts of Burnsville, Minn., worked with Sheet Metal Supply to optimize the tile size for both production and economic efficiency while maintaining the originally intended aesthetic.

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Domed Roof Brings Survivability to Texas School

By |October 20th, 2021|Categories: Emergency Roofing Maintenance, Industrial Roofing, Roofers, Roofing, Roofing Industry News|

The copper roof was part of the plans for the 50,000-sq.-ft. science center from the start for the design team of Robert A. M. Stern Architects as design architects, and the Dallas office of GFF Inc.; the combination of copper roofs and red-br...

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Two-Day Metal Roofing Systems Course to Take Place at University of Wisconsin

By |October 13th, 2021|Categories: Emergency Roofing Maintenance, Industrial Roofing, Roofers, Roofing, Roofing Industry News|

Metal roofing expert, Rob Haddock, presents Metal Roofing Systems at the University of Wisconsin Madison’s School of Engineering on Dec. 2-3, 2021.

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RCMA Q&A: Catching Up on Coatings

By |September 15th, 2021|Categories: Emergency Roofing Maintenance, Industrial Roofing, Roofers, Roofing, Roofing Industry News|

Roofing contractors are essential workers whether in the commercial or residential market, but there’s little they can do to expand their business with COVID-19 health concerns and supply-line issues that aren’t expected to get much better bef...

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CEU: Low-Slope Roofing – Air Barriers and Vapor Retarders

By |September 1st, 2021|Categories: Emergency Roofing Maintenance, Industrial Roofing, Roofers, Roofing, Roofing Industry News|

As buildings have evolved, so have the requirements that have been placed on the building enclosure. No longer “just” a roof to keep precipitation out, today’s enclosure has many roles.

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Shingles Replace Hurricane Damaged Roofs in Virgin Islands

By |August 26th, 2021|Categories: Emergency Roofing Maintenance, Industrial Roofing, Roofers, Roofing, Roofing Industry News|

The energy efficient Ascot White 70% PVDF paint finish has a high solar reflectance index rating of 83, which will result in more of the sun’s heat being reflected away, rather than being absorbed into the buildings.

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New MCA White Paper on Retrofitting Exisiting Roofing with Metal

By |August 10th, 2021|Categories: Emergency Roofing Maintenance, Industrial Roofing, Roofers, Roofing, Roofing Industry News|

The Metal Construction Association has released a new white paper, “Retrofitting Existing Roofing with Metal.” The document details the benefits of installing a new metal retrofit roof system over existing conventional roofs.

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Facility Packs a lot of Hospitality Under Gas-flame Blue Roof

By |August 5th, 2021|Categories: Emergency Roofing Maintenance, Industrial Roofing, Roofers, Roofing, Roofing Industry News|

The facility, which is designed to serve the broader community as much as its own employees, uses its metal roof as a calling card, because nothing says “natural gas utility” more obviously than 13,500 square-feet of metal panels finished in g...

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Patented Epoxy Primer Enables Effective Electronic Leak Detection

By |May 24th, 2021|Categories: Emergency Roofing Maintenance, Industrial Roofing, Roofers, Roofing, Roofing Industry News|

New Detec TruGround Conductive Primer from Mule-Hide Products Co. makes effective electronic leak detection of conventional roof assemblies fast and easy, helping ensure that a roofing system is watertight and free of breaches, holes, and seam...

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A Classic, Farm-Style Metal Roof

By |May 14th, 2021|Categories: Emergency Roofing Maintenance, Industrial Roofing, Roofers, Roofing, Roofing Industry News|

The 5,000-square-foot building housing the visitor center looks like an updated (and oversized) version of the farm buildings that might have been seen in the region during the early 1900s, with board-and-batten siding and, of course, a metal ...

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