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Comparing Metal to Asphalt Roofing.
Fiberglass composition asphalt shingles are the most commonly used roofing material today. Many consumers, however, are unaware of the alternatives that may better suit their needs and budgets, reinforcing the importance of considering one’s roofing options before committing. Check out our comparison roofing chart . Below, we explore asphalt shingles and one major alternative, Gerard’s metal roofing systems, to help you decide which is best for your next roofing project. ​ How will each material
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Gerard's Metal Roofing Systems Have You and Your Home Covered
No matter where you live in the world your roof is the shield that protects you and your family against the climate’s extreme weather conditions. Ensuring the quality of your roof—in terms of durability, longevity and strength—is, therefore, of great importance. Gerard Roofing Technologies ’ metal roofing systems have been helping home and business owners protect the sanctity of their structures for over half of a century. Not only are their metal roofing options outstanding investments, but
Wind and tornado resistance
Baker, MT Tornado Survival
This recent story is another testament to the strength and durability of a Gerard roof. Don’t let your roof become a secondary choice. Look to Gerard to protect your home and your family today. Saturday, June 11th 2016, an F3 tornado with winds exceeding 160 miles per hour touched down in Baker, Montana. In a small community of 1,200 residents, the town was devastated but luckily no lives were lost. Three homeowners with Gerard roofs were in the eye of the storm, and all came out with their
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EcoSmart Showcase Home in Shalimar, Forida - A Gerard Case Study
Many people visiting Shalimar, FL, don’t want to miss one of the town’s attractions: a sprawling European style waterfront estate on Lorraine Bayou. Featuring a main house, carriage house and guesthouse, the estate offers luxurious finishes and phenomenal views all the way to the Gulf of Mexico. The crowning touch is a Gerard stone coated, barrel vault metal roofing system that not only resists 170 mile per hour winds, but saves energy as well. No wonder the electric bill for this three
Gerard Roof Protecting Against Raging Glendora Fires
Gerard Roof Protects Against Raging Glendora Fires
During the early hours of January 16, 2014, in the dangerously dry foothills of Southern California’s San Gabriel Mountains, the first spark of a wildfire ignited, eventually growing to ravage almost 2000 acres before firefighters could fully contain it. The gusty Santa Ana winds worsened matters, agitating the fire’s embers and making its unruly spread into the neighboring city of Glendora, California, a swift certainty. Nearly 2000 residents awoke in the morning darkness by orders to evacuate
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Protection Against Southern California’s Raging Infernos
As wildfires ravage the West Coast, tens of thousands of Californians evacuate their homes with little hope of returning to them intact. Heat waves and Santa Ana high winds exacerbate the issue, creating the impetus of extreme fire devastation; early damage estimates in the coastal city of Carlsbad alone near the $20 million mark as homes are reduced to ashes. While firefighters work to contain the flames , homeowners should learn best-protection practices against future devastation. As past
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Tornado In Washington Shows Metal Roofing’s Capacity To Protect
On Sunday, 17 November 2013, residents of Washington, Illinois experienced the severe impact of a large wedge tornado strike with wind speeds documented at up to 190 mph. While the tornado is now long gone, a nightmare of destruction for homeowners in the area has been left in its tracks with over 1,400 homes majorly damaged or completely destroyed. Amidst the evidence of the tornado’s torment, however, one home stands strongly, seemingly untouched by the trauma. The McCaskey home, surrounded by
Money-Saving Lightweight Metal Roofs For New Building Construction
With new building constructions, costs come from every angle. Developers and homeowners alike must consider how to save on ongoing as well as initial costs. As Gerard roofing products' Steve Kelchlin asserts, “Everyone is going to metal roofing because the lifecycle cost is cheaper and more lightweight than every other alternative . It's time that new residential constructions caught on and learned the benefits of a stone coated metal roofing systems". Given the extreme durability and
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Gerard Celebrates "Over 40 With You!” In The U.S.
When a local business consistently delivers a service to its customers, who get more than a lifetime of satisfaction, savings and enjoyment, everybody can celebrate - so that's what we are doing. You, too, can celebrate now that you’ve read this and know the best roof solution that many people are not aware of. So here’s to celebrating “over 40” in the USA! “We make the best and most beautiful metal roofs in four profiles and a full range of standard colors ," remarks Rick Davis, Gerard's
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See This Channel 8 News Photo & Read The Testimonial.
See this Channel 8 News Photo & Read the Testimonial. Glendora homes recently experienced the full fury of a neighborhood wild fire ;with devastating home losses.... but not for Elizabeth Teakel, as best described by Elizabeth herself: "This is a picture of North Glendora Ave., in Glendora, CA, with the fire on three sides of our home. The only damage sustained by the house was at this back corner which is about 8 feet from the cliff edge. With minimal damage to the structure they put out a