If you’ve been searching for a product with high strength, low maintenance, and a one-of-a-kind appearance, look no further than weathering steel. This natural metal develops an orange-brown oxidizing finish overtime that helps keep it resistant to corrosive elements. While weathering steel has been used in construction for years, it’s recently become more commonly used as roofing and siding.
When roofing contractors take on a large project, there are a lot of moving parts involved that can make or break the project’s success. The metal roofing supplier that you work with is one of those key parts which is why choosing the right metal supplier is so important. Especially in these recent times of building material shortages, price increases, and general uncertainty, having a metal vendor that you can rely on is critical to the ultimate success of your project.
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Within the last two years, the steel industry has seen its highest prices and biggest shortage issues in history. As we mentioned in our last steel price update and forecast for 2022, we originally expected 2022 to bring some stability back to the steel industry as the worst of the COVID supply and pricing issues for steel were behind us.
Choosing the right roof for your project ultimately comes down to two major factors: cost and appearance. While zinc roofs are known for their stunning appearance, they’re also known for being one of the most expensive (and hard to find) roofing materials on the market. If you still want the look of zinc without the incredibly high price tag, luckily there is another option.
Clear roofing panels are used to bring more natural light into a space so it looks and feels brighter. There are various roofing products that can help achieve additional light but two of the most common ones you’ll find are fiberglass roof panels and plastic (PVC) roof panels.
Imagine waking up and being fully immersed in breathtaking panoramic views of red rocks, evergreen vegetation and blue skies right from your hotel bed. Two Sister Bosses, a Sedona-based luxury hotel development company, is about to make that dream a reality for visitors to Sedona, Arizona with their upcoming project: Ambiente, A Landscape Hotel.
When you’re looking to add more light into a space, fiberglass roof panels are an efficient and low cost material solution.
Wood has a classic look that has popular siding styles like board and batten prominently featured in neighborhoods across the US. Unfortunately, wood siding can come with problems that make it not the easiest material to work with, and also requires more maintenance compared to other siding materials.
Between electric vehicle (EV) production, a larger global focus on green energy, and the construction industry booming, copper has been in higher demand than ever before. The price of copper in 2021 reflected the growing demand as the price hit an all time high in May 2021 and has remained higher than it was for the past decade.