Contest spotlights how climate extremes tested homeowners’ mettle (and metal roofs) this year.
Hurricanes, wildfires, massive hail storms, snow, ice, wind and more: for plenty of U.S. and Canadian homeowners, 2018 brought it all.
Now, the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) is seeking stories from homeowners with metal roofs who survived Mother Nature’s wrath for a chance to earn the title of MRA’s Top Survivor Home of the Year and a $1,500 grand prize. To enter, homeowners simply need to submit their story in 200 words or less about the challenge their home withstood during 2018, along with a photo via the official entry page at www.metalroofing.com. For each qualified entry received, MRA also will donate $50 to the American Red Cross to help with disaster relief efforts, up to a total of $5,000. The search for MRA’s Top Survivor Home of the Year ends on January 15, 2019.
“With climate extremes becoming increasingly common, taking steps to make homes more defensible and resilient is essential no matter where homeowners live,” said Renee Ramey, MRA executive director. “We hear from homeowner all the time who credit their metal roofs for helping protect their home against extreme wind, rain, hail and even wildfires and major snow storms, so we decided to proactively invite people to share their stories. Hopefully, it will inspire others and showcase how homes can survive against some pretty incredible odds.”
Building and renovating homes so that they are better able to withstand climate extremes is a hot topic in the industry, given the massive challenges homeowners have faced in recent years. That includes using more durable, long lasting and stronger materials like metal roofs, in addition to construction methods that not only meet, but exceed codes for being able to better stand up against monster storms and help prevent damage from climate related events, such as wildfires.
For official rules and details about the Metal Roofing Alliance’s Top Survivor Home of the Year competition, visit www.metalroofing.com
Metal roofs are known for their long-lasting durability, especially in extreme climate conditions. Protect your home and tell us how your home survived Mother Nature’s wrath this year by visiting www.metalroofing.com for a chance to win $1,500
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