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How Contractors Can Advise Homeowners on the Asphalt, Tile, and Wood Roofing Material Shortage

Trevor UnderwoodJanuary 18, 2021
Supply chain disruptions and manufacturing slowdowns from COVID-19 have driven asphalt shingle, tile, and wood shake manufacturers to increase prices and enforce strict ...

5 Factors to Consider Before Remodeling Your Roof

Trevor UnderwoodJanuary 11, 2021
Studies show the average roof lifespan is 25 years, so many homeowners put off the investment for as long as possible when deciding on a replacement. If you're wondering ...

3 Tips to Clean a DECRA Metal Roof From Algae, Lichen, and Mold

Trevor UnderwoodJanuary 4, 2021
Due to the inevitable accumulation of dust and dirt, metal roofs may attract algae, lichen, and mold over time. Other factors, such as your home’s proximity to overhead ...

DECRA Metal Roofing Project of the Year: 2020 Winner

Trevor UnderwoodDecember 28, 2020
We are excited to announce the winner of the first DECRA  Metal Roofing Project of the Year! While the competition was fierce, we are proud to recognize the ...

Selecting the Best Roofing Contractor for the Best DECRA Roof

Trevor UnderwoodDecember 14, 2020
Step One: The Roof Inspection One of the most overlooked but prudent steps a discerning homeowner can take, even before beginning the search for a proficient roofing ...

Why Metal is the Best Roofing Material - Sophisticated Strength

Trevor UnderwoodDecember 7, 2020
Metal roofing is emerging as the superior choice for strength, durability, aesthetic appeal, and reduced environmental impact. Modern metal roofing systems can handle ...

DECRA Metal Roofing: Testing For Quality Above and Beyond the Competition

Mark GallantNovember 30, 2020
Since DECRA products are engineered to withstand anything Mother Nature can dish out, we submit all products for independent laboratory testing to verify that the ...

What’s the difference between direct-to-deck and batten installation?

Trevor UnderwoodNovember 23, 2020
The choice between direct-to-deck or batten installations will depend on your individual project needs, the condition of the existing roof, and the recommendation of ...

What Goes Into a DECRA Metal Roof?

Mark GallantNovember 16, 2020
What Goes Into a DECRA Metal Roof? In the 1940s, the Decraspray company was commissioned to develop a granular spray coating to camouflage shiny metal roofs in Allied ...

The Evolution of Metal Roofing and Why it’s the Most Durable Roofing Material

Trevor UnderwoodNovember 9, 2020
There was a time not so long ago when words like "elegant" and "sophisticated" rarely appeared in the same sentence as "metal roofing". For most of the 20th Century, and ...