Category Archives: Metal Roofing

Web Presence is Critical to Your Success

So you’re a roofing contractor that installs standing seam metal roofs or a small architectural firm that specifies metal roof systems and other building materials that skin the building envelope.

Is Internet marketing part of your marketing strategy?  If not you are missing out on a great deal of business. Continue reading

Building a New Home – Why Not Consider a Standing Seam Metal Roof

Looking to design or build elegant residential homes and offer your clients both beauty and functionality? A standing seam metal roof fits the bill. Combining the elegance and beauty your customers are looking for with the energy savings they require is the key to keeping them happy and generating referrals for years to come. Continue reading

Looking For the Lowest Price Metal Roof Systems – Be Careful What You Wish For

How often are your decisions driven exclusively by price and nothing else?  If the answer is always, you may want to consider your reasoning moving forward. A metal roof system is more than just a temporary cover for a commercial building or home.  The quality of the material, the quality of the paint that covers that metal roof and the support that you get from the manufacturer covering both the material and the paint finish is critical. Continue reading

Englert Metal Roofing Project in Franklin Tennessee Selected Winner of Metal Architecture’s 2016 Design Award for Metal Roofing

While we traditionally refrain from self-promotion within this space we couldn’t resist in this instance.  An Englert standing seam metal roof was selected by Metal Architecture magazine as the winner of this year’s design award for metal roofing.  Below is an overview of the project along with some photos.  Please note, if you have either designed a recent project with an Englert standing seam metal roof on it or if you are a contractor and have installed one that you feel may merit an award please feel free to contact your Englert representative or me directly with the details. Here are the details of this year’s winner – the Bells Woods home. Continue reading

Smart Financing Offers you More Opportunities to Close Sales and Increase Revenue While Giving Your Customer That Metal Roof They Want

Having difficulty getting your customer to pull the trigger on that standing seam metal roof system you’ve been talking to them about. Are they convinced that the beauty of the metal roof and the durability that it offers is the right move for them but the cost is a little bit more than what they had budgeted? Continue reading

Portable Rollforming Brings Back the Craftsmanship

Before the turn of the 20th Century, standing seam metal roofing material was measured, cut, roll formed and installed onsite by artisans used to working with a variety of different metals including copper, terne-coated metal and tin-coated steel. The hand crafted, custom made work of artisans gave way to mechanized production during World War II when factory “roll forming” technology was invented. This approach was the first departure from a one-at-a-time manufacturing mentality. Progressive roll tooling in a factory could produce a finished profile in a continuous process rather than step-by-step cutting and bending. Continue reading

Sustainability and Metal Roofs: Perfect Together

Metal roofs have long been popular with architects for their aesthetics and long-term performance characteristics, particularly their low maintenance costs and durability.

But now with the concept of sustainability so widely embraced by the architectural community, metal roofs are being seen in a new light. Their long life, high recycled content, total recyclability and energy efficiency allow “cool metal roofs” to play a pivotal and important role in creating the very condition under which “humans and nature can exist in productive harmony to support present and future generations.” Metal roofing products last longer than conventional roofing products and are 100 percent recyclable. In contrast to conventional roofing products, there’s no need to replace product that needs large amounts of petroleum to make it and large areas of landfill to get rid of it. Continue reading

Three Year Anniversary of Sandy – Surviving the Storm with Standing Seam Metal Roofs

A picture of the Sea Girt Pavilion during Hurricane SandyThis month marks three years since the widely destructive Hurricane Sandy devastated large areas of the coastal Northeast, a Category 2 storm officially recorded as the largest Atlantic hurricane on record with estimates as of 2015 assessed damage to have been about $75 billion.

Sandy delivered winds up to 90 mph and produced extensive property damage. Property owners along the Atlantic coastline are still recovering from the massive storm. Continue reading

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