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Supercharge Energy Efficiency With DECRA Metal Roofing

Mark GallantJune 15, 2020
Learn how using advanced underlayments with DECRA Metal Roofing products can increase energy-efficiency by up to 218%. DECRA contracted with R&D Engineering* to compare ...

What is the Best Roofing Material for Costa Rica?

Trevor UnderwoodJune 8, 2020
Facing the Variety of Climate Challenges in Costa Rica  With an average latitude just 10 degrees north of the equator, the tropical paradise of Costa Rica has unique ...

Best Roofing for Hurricane-Prone Regions

Tyler HollidayJune 1, 2020
Roofing profiles in hurricane-prone regions are often subject to the most rigorous building codes and for good reason. Hurricanes are the worst natural disasters we face ...

Filling the Increasing Demand For Qualified Metal Roofing Professionals

Trevor UnderwoodMay 25, 2020
If you're an experienced roofing contractor, you're in an excellent position to capitalize on a golden opportunity. Consumer interest in metal roofing is steadily ...

Do Metal Roofs Rust?

Mark GallantMay 18, 2020
To answer this question, it’s important to note that not all metal roofs are created equal. The rusty roof on your neighbor’s shed? That’s a sheet of corrugated metal. ...

Title 24 Cool Roofs For California Homeowners and Building Owners

Trevor UnderwoodMay 11, 2020
As California’s population rapidly increased in the 1970’s and the problems of urban heat islands, air quality, and stressed power grids became all too apparent, the ...

RoofScreen Selects DECRA Metal Roofing to Meet Wind Pressure Design Challenges

Trevor UnderwoodMay 4, 2020
Located in Poplarville, Mississippi, Pearl River Community College sits in the heart of the “Dixie Alley” tornado belt. The region gets hit by an average of 43 tornados ...

Understanding Wind Uplift Ratings for Roofing

Mark GallantApril 27, 2020
The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is off to the fastest start in recorded history and warmer ocean temperatures are expected to generate hurricanes and tropical storms ...

Are Metal Roofs Loud in the Rain?

Trevor UnderwoodApril 20, 2020
This is one of the most frequently asked questions we hear from those considering the pros and cons of a metal roofing upgrade. Both homeowners and businesses have the ...

The Ultimate Metal Shake Roof: Traditional Style With DECRA Lifetime Durability

Mark GallantApril 13, 2020
What is Shake Roofing? A Brief History Shake roofing is a relatively modern term which came into use after the advent of mass-manufactured asphalt shingles early in the ...