StormGuard Testimonial

StormGuard Testimonial
Hear what a contractor from New York had to say about the new StormGuard. The new film-surfaced provides great traction and can be applied underneath asphalt shingle and metal roofing systems.
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StainGuard Plus

StainGuard Plus
Blue-green algae has spread throughout more than 80% of the U.S., leaving dark black stains wherever it grows, and making millions of perfectly good roofs — and the homes they protect — look old before their time. To fight these ugly stains, GAF has introduced an exclusive patent-pending algae-fighting breakthrough called StainGuard™ Plus time release technology. StainGuard Plus™ technology uses specially-engineered capsules that are infused throughout with thousands of copper…
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Perforated Starter Shingle Designed to Save Time and Reduce Waste

TAMKO Building Products, Inc. introduces the Perforated Starter shingle to its roofing product line. Made from fiberglass mat coated with asphalt and surfaced with ceramic granules, the Perforated Starter course shingle is the answer to roofing contractors need for an easy to install starter strip prior to shingle application. The perforation ensures that contractors no longer lose time field cutting shingles to the appropriate size while reducing related waste.

“Roofing contractors need…

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Algae Resistant Asphalt Shingles

PABCO Roofing Products announces its new premium asphalt shingles featuring Algae Defender with an algae resistance warranty. Many areas of the United States are susceptible to black streaks on rooftops caused by algae – especially coastal regions or those that experience high humidity. Preventing those black streaks helps preserve your home’s curb appeal.

PABCO shingles and accessories featuring Algae Defender prevent black streaks caused by algae from forming on your roof, according…

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Boral Roofing Partners with BIMsmith to create BIM Content for its Roofing Products

Boral Roofing LLC has partnered with BIMsmith to produce Building Information Modelling (BIM) content for its roofing products.

The data-rich digital models produced by the partnership are significant for enabling architects and building professionals to now incorporate Boral Roofing’s clay and concrete tile roofing products directly into their design projects. Each product file is compatible with the industry standard in building design software, Autodesk Revit, making the integration…

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Railing System Provides Temporary Fall Protection

The Finnish company Alupro announces the immediate availability of the Parapet Bridge for the temporary fall protection AluFix EVO.

In 2015, Alupro successfully introduced the temporary fall protection railing system AluFix EVO for highly secure roof work.

The new Parapet Bridge serves as an additional, outer safety railing, with which the temporary fall protection AluFix EVO can be extended quickly, easily and tool-free. The Parapet Bridge creates additional freedom of movement, because it…

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RCI Canadian Building Envelope Technology Symposium Call for Abstracts

RCI, Inc. is excited to announce the first ever RCI Canadian Building Envelope Technology Symposium. The symposium will take place September 13-14, 2018, at the Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale, Mississauga, ON.

We are now accepting abstracts for papers to be presented at the Canadian Building Envelope Technology Symposium. Abstracts of each paper (200 words) should be received at RCI headquarters by April 13, 2018. The RCI Canadian Building Envelope Technology Symposium Committee will…

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Are Roofing Nails Overrated?

Are Roofing Nails Overrated?
What plays a bigger role in preventing shingle blow-offs — the nails or the adhesive? GAF decided to find out by blasting 153 MPH hurricane-force winds at a roof held together with no nails — just GAF DuraGrip™ Adhesive. We’d never recommend installing a roof without nails, but after watching this video demonstration, the next time someone talks about their pretty nailing strips, you might want to ask, “Where’s your DuraGrip™?”
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New MRA Website Helps Installers, Contractors Capitalize on Booming Metal Roofing Market

Contractors now have a powerful new tool to capitalize on the skyrocketing growth of the metal roofing installation business.

The Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) has launched a revamped website that offers member contractors real-time quality lead retrieval, sophisticated marketing benefits and greater membership opportunities all in a mobile-friendly, streamlined and easy-to-use platform.

The metal roofing industry has captured 14 percent of the overall U.S. re-roofing market, and adoption…

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Snow Retention Manufacturer Receives New Patent

PMC Industries announced that the United States Patent Office issued a patent for the company’s snow-retention product, the AceClamp Color Snap, on December 26, 2017. Alan Wasley, CEO of PMC Industries, the parent company of AceClamp, stated, “Our design approach is completely new and addresses many of the pain points that professional roofers struggle with most in the field, most notably of which are the lengthy setup times and labor costs roofers experience when installing…

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ABC Supply Racing Team to Host Autograph Session at IRE 2018

ABC Supply Co. Inc. is excited to host its new 2018 IndyCar Racing team at this year’s International Roofing Expo in New Orleans. On Tuesday, Feb. 6, fans of the Verizon IndyCar Series can get autographs from Indianapolis 500 Champion Tony Kanaan and Matheus Leist from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at IRE Booth 901.

Driving the flagship No. 14 ABC Supply Chevrolet car, Kanaan will spend his 21st season in the Verizon IndyCar series with AJ Foyt Racing. The Miami resident brings years of experience and…

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3-D Modeling Tool Aids in Solar Design Projects

SmartRoofAurora Solar Inc., a solar design software company, offers SmartRoof, a tool that allows anyone to accurately and easily model residential and commercial sites for solar projects. According to the company, SmartRoof intelligently infers the internal structure of a roof after a few clicks, reducing solar design time and difficulty.

According to the company, SmartRoof requires just an outline of the perimeter of the roof to automatically infer its internal structure. It allows solar designers…

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Ventco Makes New Technical Catalog Available Online

Ventco Inc. has published its 2018 Technical Catalog and made it available for download on a revamped website.

“We’re excited about our new website and being able to offer our new Technical Catalog as a download there,” says Marty Rotter, owner of Ventco. “If you have a question about the compatibility of ProfileVent with 47 metal roofing panels or how to install ProfileVent, the information is available in the Technical Catalog.”

The new Technical Catalog and other Ventco…

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The All-New MetalRoofing.com Is Here

Metal Roofing Mobile Friendly

The Metal Roofing Alliance is proud to announce the launch of an industry-leading digital experience in home roofing with the all-new MetalRoofing.com.

Mobile-Friendly

Now you can take MetalRoofing.com anywhere. The all-new website is fully responsive and designed for an optimal experience on any device. Try it out on your phone now.

Beautiful Metal Roofing Image Gallery

Our revamped image gallery includes even more examples of beautiful homes with sleek and sturdy metal roofs, as well as…

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Schöck North America Launches Website

Schöck North America has launched an all-new 88-page website, www.schock-na.com, on its line of Isokorb® structural thermal break (STB) products for high rise construction. Tracy Dacko, Marketing Manager says the new format is designed for easy access to essential information on STBs, which are utilized to thermally insulate concrete and steel structures that penetrate the building envelope.

Four application sections cover STBs for: concrete and steel balconies; concrete slab edges;…

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