Oil canning is a common concern in the world of metal roofing and siding. Oil canning is essentially a moderate deformation or buckling of sheet metal, typically found on the flat surfaces of metal roofing & siding panels.
Designing to accommodate thermal movement is just one of many critical details for long-term success of a metal roof installation. Attendees of this course will learn design and specification considerations as well as…
There are many touch-up paint tips for metal roofs available, but the best advice we can offer is to carefully consider your options and the finished appearance you’re looking for. Scratches and very minor damage may…
Read our 7 Most Frequently Asked Questions to gain an understanding of Cool Metal Roofing! Cool metal roofs feature coatings with specially formulated pigments that reflect the heat from the sun, read on to learn more!
Natural colors add warmth and appeal, making them the ultimate in roofing and siding versatility! Learn the many advantages of natural colored metal roofing and siding and how you can incorporate them into your next project!
An often-overlooked aspect of sealant application is the use of a single bead or double bead of gun grade butyl sealant at concealed flashing laps and material laps. Our blog outlines the reasons why two is better than one.
Underlayment comes in a variety of permeability (or perm) options. Selecting the correct perm for your metal roof is important, and we will discuss what type of perm rating you should select, and why, in this blog.
This blog outlines the specific use and application of the 3 types of sealant used in the installation of metal roofing and siding products: Non-Skinning/Non-Curing Butyl Sealant, Extruded Butyl Tape and Curing Sealants.
Our 15 minute Nano course for architects, designers and building professionals introduces you to different types of metal rooftop penetrations. Earn .25 continuing education credit from the comfort of your computer.
Special considerations must be taken during the design and installation phase of metallic-coated products to avoid the unintentional creation of galvanic corrosion. This rapid form of corrosion is induced when metals of varying types (dissimilar metals) are installed in direct contact with one another in a corrosive environment.
When specifying metal roofing or siding, architects often look to concealed fastener panels for their clean lines but there are many benefits that make exposed fastener panels a great option for your next project!
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