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DECRA METAL ROOFING BLOG

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August 22, 2022 in Contractors
What Underlayment is Best for Metal Roofing?

Underlayment is a water-resistant material installed beneath the top roofing layer. As a critical part of the roof...

August 15, 2022 in Hail
Case Study: DECRA Metal Roof Protects Against Severe Hail in South Dakota

South Dakota summers are notorious for intense thunderstorms that bring a heavyweight class of hail.

August 8, 2022 in Earthquakes
What is the Best Roof for Earthquakes?

The most extensive damage from earthquakes comes from severe shaking, and earthquakes can cause significantly more...

August 1, 2022 in Insurance
How the Type of Roof You Have May Affect Your Homeowners Insurance

While you should always consult a licensed insurance agent with questions about your policy and coverage,...

July 25, 2022 in Hurricane
What is the Best Type of Roof for Hurricanes?

Researching the best type of roof for hurricanes? If you live in a hurricane-prone region, you’ll want to find a roof...

July 18, 2022 in Tornado
Are Metal Roofs Better in a Tornado?

Protection from more than just high winds is critical when it comes to tornados. As one of the strongest roofing...

July 11, 2022 in Hail
What does hail damage on a roof look like?

Hail damage, even if it's minor, can be costly. This is especially true for homeowners living in hail-prone regions as...

June 27, 2022 in Homeowners
What Roofing Material is the Best?

The roof is your home’s first line of defense against the elements, so when searching for the best roofing material,...

June 20, 2022 in Home Remodel
Roof Replacements: What Homeowners Need to Know

It’s that time of year when homeowners begin their summer remodeling and home improvement projects. And while a new...

June 13, 2022 in Homeowners
What Is Metal Roofing?

Metal roofing is the second most popular roofing material in the United States–and for good reason. Metal roofs boast...

June 6, 2022 in Tornado
What happens when lightning strikes a metal roof?

Extensive research has proven that metal roofing is no more likely to attract a lightning strike than any other type of...

May 31, 2022 in Why Metal Roofing
What is a Wood Shingle Roof?

Prior to the early 1900s, the term shingle was synonymous with a wood roof. When asphalt shingles were introduced in...