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How can a metal roof save you money on electricity? This is how:

Energy Savings also contribute to help make up the initial cost Did you know that a metal roof can greatly decrease your air conditioning bill during the hot months of summer? One of the two significant energy-saving features of metal roofing is that metal has higher reflectivity (albedo) properties, which allow it to reflect the heat radiation away from your roof, keeping your house cool and your energy bill low. The other energy-saving advantage is by helping to reduce the heat soak of an attic… Read More »How can a metal roof save you money on electricity? This is how:

A Solid Choice For the Roof Over Your Head

There’s a new trend in upscale home building: Metal Roofing! Here’s why the trend is gaining momentum. Properly designed and installed metal roofs can last a lifetime, whether tile or panel. Benefits of metal don’t stop there. It is important to point out first and foremost that metal roofs are highly customizable, far more so than competing materials! The results of gathering data are in: Resale value of metal roofed houseswill be higher than others. Buyers will appreciate the aesthetics, reliability, and protection the metal… Read More »A Solid Choice For the Roof Over Your Head

Metal Roofing 101. New to metal roof and siding? Start here.

Commonly held belief: Metal roofing always costs significantly more than regular shingle roofing: Let’s take a look quickly into whether that’s really true or not. Although initially you will probably pay higher amount for metal roofing than you would with regular roofing material, in the long run metal roofing can potentially pay for the difference through energy and potential maintenance savings (major factors include the climate, the surroundings of the house such as trees, and many other factors), as well as resale value. It is… Read More »Metal Roofing 101. New to metal roof and siding? Start here.

Nail Strip shallow angle example rooftop from aerial a few feet off the roof

Metal: More customization, endurance, and beauty.

Get the job well done without breaking the bank! A homeowner can be easily misguided when deciding on a new roof. Not surprisingly, many contractors will simply sell you on asphalt shingles. “It’s the best bang for your buck”, meaning it’s cheap. The fact that they’re so willing to give you their cheapest option may persuade you to their side, and that would be understandable. Nevertheless, choosing what kind of roof you’re putting over your head is a major decision. We’d encourage you to think… Read More »Metal: More customization, endurance, and beauty.

Coping for Metal Roofing

Painted Steel, Galvanized Steel, Copper, & Stainless Variety of shapes and sizes available Custom Coping, Great for:•Rake trim•Eave trim•Gutter base•Parapet caps

Snap Lock Panels

Integrated clip system eliminates unnecessary roofpenetrations Optional minor ribs to reduce the effects of ‘oil canning’Available in a variety of colors 24 ‘High solar reflectance’ colors available for increasedenergy efficiency▪ Easy to install panelsSnap-Lock panels keep the seamwell above the water runoff.During any expansion orcontraction stages, the seam canshift without altering itsweatherproofing quality orstructural characteristics.Long lasting Can be installed directly over existingcomposition, eliminating the cost of tear off andallowing for problem free installation during therainy season. Panels hide all screws and fasteners for a cleanfinish.… Read More »Snap Lock Panels

Narrow Batten Panels

The Narrow Batten panel is a non-structural, architectural panel designed for flexibility and styled after the old style hand seamed look. The net coverage is variable and usually ranges from 14.5” to 22.5”. The Narrow Batten is designed to be applied over a solid deck, and can be arched outward or inward. Installs easily over solid decking with felt or synthetic felt underlayment. Continuous rib lines can run over changes of pitch giving dramatic shadowed look. Batten caps snaps positively over concealed anchor clips for… Read More »Narrow Batten Panels

Patagonia Steel 16 inch (16″) Tiles

Attractive design: high profile edge Durable: Impact resistant, superior lifespan Lightweight: A fraction of the weight of slate or tile Available in 24GA Steel, with a variety of colors Also in Copper, Zinc, & Cor-ten

New panel close-up of clip lock metal roofing panels on a home with coping and flashing

Clip Lock Panels

Steel conforms to ASTM A-792 (Zincalume®) 40,000 psi minimum yield.Loads listed above are for “positive” loading only.All flat surfaces can display waviness called “oil canning”. This is an inherent characteristic of flat steel products , not a defect.Spans greater than 5’-0” do not have a UL90 rating but are acceptable under certain conditions. Clip-Lock is a performance–rated structural standing seam metal roof system with net coverage of 12” to 18”. Clip-Lock is excellent as a roof over metal or wood decking , and as a… Read More »Clip Lock Panels