Whether it’s chosen for appearance, durability, or it’s incredibly low maintenance, metal siding is being used more often than ever on commercial and even residential projects.
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Labor issues have been a concern for years in the metal roofing industry. After the global shutdowns in 2020, supply shortages and higher material prices have been added to the list of problems that metal roof contractors have to deal with besides the growing labor shortage.
If you take a look at some of the most prestigious buildings in history, you’ll notice many of them share one unique quality: they incorporate copper into their architectural designs. From the US Capitol to the Belvedere Palace, many structures around the world have used copper for its durability and striking beauty.
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.
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.