When you’re looking into metal roofing, you’ll quickly come across two types in particular: Galvalume® and galvanized. We are often asked by customers about what metal to use since we’ve spent the past two decades manufacturing roofing and siding panels made from these different types of metal.
When you’re getting ready to install a standing seam roof, you’ll need to prepare your installation by preparing how you’ll lay out your metal panels. Western States Metal Roofing has the expertise to help with this. We’ve created step by step written instructions and pictures that illustrate each step on panel layout.
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So you’re a homeowner and planning a DIY metal roofing installation. As you might anticipate, the most difficult part of the job is installing the trim correctly. For this reason, you’re probably looking for the easiest method of installation.
When you are searching for the best quality roof, a standing seam metal roof is going to be one of the top contenders. It can last up to 40 to 60 plus years while being low maintenance, weathertight, and, of course, strikingly attractive. This is why it’s used so often on residential roofs and commercial buildings.
Imagine walking into your commercial building to discover a giant puddle on the floor and drips of water coming from the ceiling. This is a clear sign of a leak, one of the many headaches that the property owner never wants to have.
Purchasing a metal roof is a big investment that can cost you $20,000 to $30,000, but it can actually save you money each year. Metal roofs will lessen your heating and cooling costs with energy savings of 7% to 15%.
A roof’s ultimate purpose is to protect you and your home from the outside elements. However, sometimes those elements can be so severe that they can cause damage to your roof.