DECRA METAL ROOFING BLOG

Roofing Tips for Homeowners and Professionals

December, 7 2020 in Homeowner Tips
Why Metal is the Best Roofing Material - Sophisticated Strength

Metal roofing is emerging as the superior choice for strength, durability, aesthetic appeal, and reduced

November, 30 2020 in Why Metal Roofing
DECRA Metal Roofing: Testing For Quality Above and Beyond the Competition

Since DECRA products are engineered to withstand anything Mother Nature can dish out, we submit all products for...

November, 23 2020 in Homeowner Tips
What’s the difference between direct-to-deck and batten installation?

The choice between direct-to-deck or batten installations will depend on your individual project needs, the...

November, 16 2020 in Why Metal Roofing
What Goes Into a DECRA Metal Roof?

What Goes Into a DECRA Metal Roof? In the 1940s, the Decraspray company was commissioned to develop a granular spray...

November, 9 2020 in Homeowner Tips
The Evolution of Metal Roofing and Why it’s the Most Durable Roofing Material

There was a time not so long ago when words like "elegant" and "sophisticated" rarely appeared in the same sentence...

November, 2 2020 in Why Metal Roofing
DECRA Metal Roofing’s Manufacturing Facility: The Heart of Operational Excellence

DECRA Innovation Since 1957

October, 26 2020 in Homeowner Tips
10 Things to Know About Metal Roofing

For most of the 20th Century, metal roofing products were manufactured primarily for industrial and commercial...

October, 19 2020 in Roof Remodel
Case Study: A 1978 DECRA Tile Roof Passes the Test of Time

In 1978, building owner and master roofer Charles Lortle converted an Ottawa apartment building into an upscale...

October, 12 2020 in Why Metal Roofing
DECRA: A History of Roofing Resilience

When the Decraspray Company was commissioned by Allied Command way back in World War 2 to develop a technique for...

October, 5 2020 in Homeowner Tips
Strength and Beauty For All Styles With Stone-Coated Metal Roofing

For decades, residential architects and master home builders had no choice but to rely on less efficient, less...

September, 28 2020 in Homeowner Tips
Modern Wood Shake and Wood Shingle Roofing

The term “wood shingles” is often used interchangeably with “wood shakes” but generally “shakes” for roofing are of...

September, 21 2020 in Best Roof for my Region
DECRA Case Study: Algonquin Pod Company

In 2012, the Algonquin Pod Company introduced a comfortable, secure, and versatile lodging option that...