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DECRA Case Study - Hearthstone Historic House

Trevor UnderwoodJune 22, 2020
When the switch was thrown on September 30, 1882, Hearthstone House became the world’s first private residence to be illuminated by electricity generated by an Edison ...

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 ...

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 ...

Increase Home Value and Curb Appeal With DECRA Metal Roofing

Mark GallantApril 6, 2020
How Any New Roof Can Improve Home Value Even the best conventional roofs will require replacement, some as frequently as every 10 to 20 years. An old roof can definitely ...

Why Metal Roofing is the Best Choice for All Regions and All Seasons

Mark GallantMarch 9, 2020
Location, location, location. Ask any real estate professional and they'll tell you that location is arguably the defining factor for establishing the value of any home. ...

Tornadoes on the Rise in 2019 Well Beyond Tornado Alley

Trevor UnderwoodApril 22, 2019
Historically, tornadoes have been a common occurrence in Oklahoma, Colorado, Texas, and Kansas earning these states the ominous title of "Tornado Alley". Since 1979 ...