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DECRA METAL ROOFING BLOG

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January 4, 2021 in
3 Tips to Clean a DECRA Metal Roof From Algae, Lichen, and Mold

Due to the inevitable accumulation of dust and dirt, metal roofs may attract algae, lichen, and mold over time. Other...

December 28, 2020 in
DECRA Metal Roofing Project of the Year: 2020 Winner

We are excited to announce the winner of the first DECRA Metal Roofing Project of the Year! While the competition was...

December 7, 2020 in Homeowners
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 What is 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 Homeowners
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 condition...

November 9, 2020 in Homeowners
Evolution of Metal Roofing: 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 as...

November 2, 2020 in What is Metal Roofing
DECRA's Manufacturing Facility: The Heart of Operational Excellence

DECRA Innovation Since 1957

October 19, 2020 in Best Roof for my Region
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 What is 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...

September 28, 2020 in Homeowners
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 a...

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 revolutionized...

September 14, 2020 in Homeowners
DECRA Metal Roofing vs. Standing Seam Metal Roofs

Metal roofing has evolved. There’s no question that metal roofs are the superior choice for durability, energy...