DECRA METAL ROOFING BLOG

Roofing Tips for Homeowners and Professionals

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

DECRA Innovation Since 1957

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...

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...

August, 17 2020 in Homeowner Tips
What Is Metal Roofing?

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

August, 10 2020 in Homeowner Tips
Department of Energy Study Verifies the Thermal Performance of DECRA Metal Roofing

The Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), an acclaimed laboratory dedicated to research for the U.S. Department of...

July, 20 2020 in Homeowner Tips
Metal Roofing vs. Synthetic Roofing

The 1989 Asbestos Ban and Phase-Out Rule launched the synthetic roofing market as manufacturers scrambled to fill...

July, 13 2020 in Homeowner Tips
Are Metal Roofs Energy-Efficient?

The roof of a building is exposed to the sun more than any other part of the structure, making the roofing material...

July, 6 2020 in Why Metal Roofing
What happens when lightning strikes a metal roof?

Lightning strikes on metal roofs are an understandable concern for homeowners considering an upgrade to a metal...

June, 29 2020 in Homeowner Tips
Clay Tile vs. Metal Roofing: What You Need to Know

Clay tile was once the most popular roofing material of its time, far superior to wood for fire resistance and...

May, 4 2020 in Best Roof for my Region
RoofScreen Selects DECRA Metal Roofing to Meet Wind Pressure Design Challenges

Located in Poplarville, Mississippi, Pearl River Community College sits in the heart of the “Dixie Alley” tornado...

April, 20 2020 in Homeowner Tips
Are Metal Roofs Loud in the Rain?

This is one of the most frequently asked questions we hear from those considering the pros and cons of a metal...