Why Metal Siding Is Fantastic for Farming

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Nov 10, 2017 9:48:54 AM

When farm structures are built across the countryside, builders dream of their legacy, being able to pass these buildings down in excellent condition to the many generations to come. With this in mind, farm structures need to be built to last, which requires investments be made up front to ensure longevity and durability. Farmers have been the backbone of American agriculture for decades, and they have relied upon metal roofing and siding for durable construction just as long. Here are some of the reasons why.


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Topics: Metal Roofing Fasteners, Metal Roofs




Top 5 Myths About Metal Roofs & Siding

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Aug 17, 2017 10:09:52 AM

Metal roofs and siding have been gaining popularity among contractors and homeowners in the last few years. However, there are still myths and misconceptions about using this material. With metal becoming a mainstream choice for home construction, not just for farm homes, it’s time to debunk the top 5 myths associated with metal roofs and siding.


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Topics: Metal Roofing Fasteners, RoofLoc®, Roofs




A Quick Guide to Roof Material Options

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jul 10, 2017 9:53:56 AM

For home and business owners, replacing a roof is never high on the “fun project” list. It’s the type of project that is never done proactively and becomes a necessity, often unexpectedly, when a new leak or weakness is discovered. John F. Kennedy once wisely said, “the time to replace the roof is when the sun is shining.” If you’re thinking your roof might be due for replacement, do your homework in advance. Here is a quick guide to roofing options, including material, cost, difficulty to install, and life span.


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Topics: Metal Roofing Fasteners, RoofLoc® SCRAIL®, RoofLoc®, Roofing, Roofs




Raising the Roof: 5 Roofing Upgrades You Need to Be Offering

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on May 18, 2017 11:51:11 AM

When clients hire a contractor they expect them to be well versed in their skill and industry trends. To ensure that clients are satisfied with your work, and better yet, recommend your services to their peers, you must constantly be offering upgrades to meet their ever-changing expectations. Here are 5 roofing upgrades you need to be offering your clients.


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Topics: Metal Roofing Fasteners, Roofing




Metal Roofing Making a Comeback in 2017

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jan 5, 2017 12:56:13 PM


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Topics: Metal Roofing Fasteners, RoofLoc® SCRAIL®, RoofLoc®, Roofing




Why It's Easier to Succeed with Metal Roofing Installs

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Nov 3, 2016 12:55:37 PM

Why It's Easier to Succeed with Metal Roofing Installs

Metal roofs aren’t a new concept. Some of our most historical buildings have metal roofs, like the Pantheon. But, despite being a long-lasting roofing solution, they never became mainstream in construction in the 20th century, and much of that had to do with tools.


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Topics: Metal Roofing Fasteners, Scrail Fasteners, RoofLoc® SCRAIL®, RoofLoc®




Why Metal Siding Is a Top Option

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Sep 15, 2016 10:31:00 AM

Which type of roof to purchase and install is a big decision for every homeowner. Second to the roof is the home’s siding. The siding gives the home a certain look and also protects the structure and insulates it from the heat and cold. Homeowners want low maintenance siding that does not cost much to maintain or repair. In this article we will discuss why metal siding is a top option for many homeowners.There are many options available for siding material including metal. Metal is very low maintenance even in areas where there is severe winter weather. Snow, sleet and frost do not really affect metal, and it does not absorb moisture or promote the growth of mold or fungus.

With other siding materials, homeowners may have to spray regularly to prevent insect damage and infestation, but insects do not like metal so there is no need to spray.


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Topics: Metal Roofing Fasteners, Scrail Fasteners, RoofLoc® SCRAIL®, RoofLoc®




Will Metal Roofs Ever Rule the World?

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Aug 25, 2016 10:30:00 AM

Metal roofing is the second most popular roofing material for both residential and commercial contractors (first place in residential is steep-slope asphalt, single-ply roofing for commercial).

Metal roofing is economical, sustainable and versatile, and consumers are continuing to become more aware of the benefits of installing a metal roof. As this happens, it is quite possible that one day metal will become the number one roofing material for residential and commercial construction.

Cost-saving benefits of metal roofs include a life of 40+ years, lower maintenance costs, durability to withstand severe acts of nature, lower heating and cooling expenses, and a shorter installation time.


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Topics: Metal Roofing Fasteners, Scrail Fasteners




Survey Says ... Metal Roofing Withstands the Test of Time

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jul 14, 2016 11:30:00 AM

Metal roofing has been a popular choice for both commercial and residential use and for good reason.  Research was directed and authored by Metal Construction Association (MCA), three independent consults, and their firms.  Their findings were issued by MCA and Zinc/Aluminum Coaters Association (ZAC) in a report that concluded that 55% Al-Zn coated low-slope steel standing seam roofing systems suffer very little corrosion if properly maintained and can last at least 60 years.


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Topics: Metal Roofing Fasteners, Scrail Fasteners




SCRAIL® RoofLoc® Metal Roof System Wins Metal of Honor

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Mar 14, 2016 9:33:00 AM

Thank you for once again voting for the BECK Fastener Group® and our new SCRAIL® RoofLoc® Metal Roof System as your Metal of Honor winner for our second year in a row. BECK is a family business founded in 1904, and has been one of the world’s leading companies in fastening technology for over 80 years. At BECK we believe in innovation and understand quality as a holistic concept…this is quality “Made by BECK.”


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Topics: Metal Roofing Fasteners





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