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How Malarkey Roofing Shingles Reduce Smog and Air Pollution

In collaboration with 3M, Malarkey Roofing Products® is excited to announce the inclusion of 3M™ Smog-reducing granules to our roofing shingle lines. What began with a vision and curiosity from our executive offices and research department has expanded into an opportunity for tangible positive change. These roofing products, designed to mitigate the nitrogen oxides found in smog, are more important than ever before.

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National Historic Buildings Replace Roofs with Windsor® XL

Home to over 12,000 students, the South Dakota State University campus in Brookings (Go Jackrabbits!) has 168 buildings, including two halls listed on the National Register of Historic Places. “The buildings have been on campus for over 100 years,” said Malarkey South Dakota Sales Rep, Mark Hausman. The roofs were specified by the university for 170 squares of Malarkey’s durable Windsor® XL polymer modified asphalt roofing shingle. “These are only the second roofs ever put on the two buildings” added Hausman.

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5 Questions Homeowners Ask About Roofing Shingles

Between our customer service department and conversations with roofing contractors, we listen to a lot of concerns that homeowners have about their roofs. In this post, we will share five of the most common inquiries that we receive. In response, we have provided a short answer (for expediency) and a long answer (because roofing can often be more complicated than it seems).

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Barreled Church Roof Wrapped in Windsor® Shingles

The barrel roof and tower of Santa Sophia Catholic Church are icons of the Casa de Oro skyline in Spring Valley, California, just East of San Diego. After decades of baking under the golden sun however, the 130-square roof required replacement. Local roofing contractor, Commercial and Industrial Roofing stepped up to install the Windsor® polymer modified shingle atop the iconic church.

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Why Malarkey Roofing Shingles are the Best Roofing Choice for Millennial Home Buyers

Contrary to previous trends, millennials (otherwise known as the generation of those born between 1981 and 1997) are beginning to buy homes, and in a much different fashion than generations before. Accordingly, their expectations for roofing and home improvement products are also unique. Malarkey Roofing Products®, sensitive to these trends, manufactures sustainably designed products to meet the demands of new homeowners and an increasingly populated planet.

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New Highlander® NEX™ Roofing Shingle and 'Ivory Mist' Solar Reflective Color Blend Ready for California Roofs

Highlander® NEX™ is specifically designed for warmer, dry climates. Produced at our facility in Southern California, Highlander® NEX™ is fortified with sustainable Nexgen™ polymer modified asphalt technology for enhanced granule adhesion and UV resistance. These shingles will be initially available to all areas serviced by our South Gate facility.

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Cool Roofing Solutions to Reduce the Impacts of Summer Heatwaves

Think it’s been hot up on the roof this summer? Well, you’re not alone. It is hotter this summer. Already this season, all-time heat records have been set all over the world. According to recent reports, “Overall, 2018 is on track to be the fourth warmest year on record after 2016, 2017, and 2015,” So yeah, roofing this summer will be warm, but thankfully, there’s something we can do about it, and that’s where cool roofing provides a valuable solution.

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Dependable Roofing Shingles for Disaster Mitigation and Preparedness

Malarkey Roofing Products® manufactures building products to perform against the demands of severe weather events and ensure peace of mind. To accomplish this task, we develop innovative solutions to the problems of poor shingle performance in the face of severe weather. With partners such as 3M, who provide our roofing granules and produced a comprehensive Natural Disaster Hazard Assessment Guide, we aim to deliver dependable roofing products to our customers.

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