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Englert Now Offers AIA – CEU Credits Online

Englert is pleased to announce the creation of its first on-line AIA Continuing Education Course.

Englert’s one hour AIA E101-OL “Architectural and Structural Standing Seam Metal Roof Systems”  provides the architect with an introduction and  complete overview of the history and the benefits of standing seam metal roof systems.  Englert’s E101-OL has been reviewed by the American Institute of Architects and has been approved for CEU credit. Continue reading

The Growing Residential Metal Roofing Market Can Infuse More Revenue into Your Business

Are you operating a successful home improvement or remodeling business and looking to create an additional profit center?  Are you a commercial roofer looking to expand your business into the rapidly growing residential roofing market? Or, are you simply a remodeler looking for an opportunity to offer your customers something more? Continue reading

Safety Begins Before the Metal Roof or Gutter Installation

Over the last few years Metal roofing and gutter contractors have placed a great  deal of emphasis on job site safety. Deservedly so, as insurance premiums rise it is important that your installation crews follow the proper safety precautions when installing metal roofing, gutters or any other building or home improvement product. It is critical that your crews be trained and retrained regularly on these safety procedures.  Failure to do so could cost your company a great deal of money or worse. 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

Englert Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Englert is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year and to commemorate this event we will be offering a number of promotions and contests throughout the year. The first of which is “Englert’s 50th Anniversary Pay it Forward Machine Give Away”. This contest officially went into effect on October 14, on the first day of Metalcon. Continue reading

Reroofing Resurgance Presents Opportunities for Standing Seam Metal

A new study by the authoritative Freedonia Group projects a rebound in reroofing projects this year through 2019, largely due to home and building owners doing previously delayed renovations due to the economic downturn from 2009 to 2014. Continue reading

Contractors Handle Downturn Market in Different Ways

A recent survey of metal roofing and gutter contractors conducted by Englert revealed how they handle downturns in the building and construction market.

A lot of contractors merely hunker down and weather the plunging market. But a good number said they use a downturn to change the way they did business.Metal Roofing Featured on Extreme Home Makeover

The most prominent response? Many contractors investigate adding new lines of business and additional geographic markets to make up for the lost business. Others restructure their businesses including calculated downsizing, sophisticated telephone and online sales canvassing and better installation scheduling practices.

Extreme Makeover uses Metal Roofing in ProjectSaid one Connecticut remodeler who installs roofing and gutters: “In the flush times we were spending money with little regard for how we controlled our business. The downturn made us put on the brakes, take a hard look and make substantive changes in sales, installation and service. We became much more efficient and in the end we offered better quality and service.”

Weighing in – Metal Roofs Versus Other Roof Choices

You’ll be surprised to learn that a metal roof is, on average, 50% lighter than an asphalt shingle roof, and 75% lighter than concrete tile, fiber cement shakes and slate. With metal roofing, weight on a structure is never an issue.  And in cases where metal may be installed over an existing roof, it may be the only practical answer because other materials may add too much weight load for the existing roof to bear. Continue reading

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