Metal Roofing Magazine

Metal Roofing Magazine started as a supplement to Rural Builder, but quickly blossomed into its own publication with the growth of metal roofing.  Within the pages of Metal Roofing, readers discover projects and products relevant to their industry and business. Metal Roofing has its own supplement now — Gutter Opportunities, a publication for those in the rain handling industry. Metal Roofing Magazine is published seven times a year and is geared toward the professional metal roofer, with tips, features, news and product profiles.

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Snow Protection: Bringing A Strategic Outlook

Lessons from outside the United States and from earlier times. How to best protect your customers and your reputation. A-va-lanche! It is a word no one ever wants to hear. And a word that no one ever wants to hear while standing under a metal roof, or while observing others standing...

Hall of Fame: Class of 2018

Bill Hippard Sr.—2018 Metal Roofing Magazine Hall of Fame Winner. By Sharon Glorioso Bill Hippard, Sr., retired from Precoat Metals in St. Louis, Missouri, in 2014, but then stepped in as the executive director of the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) for two years; he is very well known and liked throughout the...

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...

June/July 2018 MRA Update

It’s Time For Local HOAs To Encourage Defensible Home Strategies By Renee Ramey, MRA executive director The MRA is calling for HOAs to do more to allow member homeowners to make improvements that increase their neighborhood’s resiliency and offer greater protection. Many U.S. homeowners appreciate their local associations (HOAs) for working...

Participate In NRCA Sessions at IRE

Be sure to register for the following NRCA sessions being held during the 2018 International Roofing Expo and NRCA’s 131st Annual Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana. Monday, Feb. 5 7 a.m.-6 p.m.: CERTA Train-the-trainer Authorization (Instructors: Amy Staska and Bill Steinmetz) 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.: NRCA Roofing Industry Fall Protection from A...

Metal Wall Panels Enhance Façade, Boost Viability Of Struggling Mall

Before its amazing transformation, Hanover Square in Hanover Park, Illinois, was a failing, barely 50 percent-leased strip center with few redeeming qualities. “It was completely run-down and had to have been one of the least attractive strip centers in the area,” said David Cornes, principal at David Cornes Architect in Chicago....

PPG Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of DURANAR Coatings

Pioneering product protects and enhances landmark buildings around the world PPG announced that it is celebrating the 50th anniversary of DURANAR coatings throughout 2017, commemorating the introduction in 1967 of one of the industry’s first high-performance polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) coatings for metal building components. Over the past half-century, Duranar coatings have...

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...