What Types of Metal Rust

If you have a project coming up, you must make sure you select the right materials. You are probably taking a look at different metals, figuring out which one is best for your needs. One of the most important factors you need to think about is whether or not the metal rusts. There are some… Read more

Types of Sheet Metal

Many construction projects require sheet metal as a primary building component. It’s great for roofing, siding, and plenty of other applications. When you are planning your project, you will want to see what kinds of sheet metal are available for sourcing. At Alpine Sheet Metal Systems, we fabricate all of the most common metals, including… Read more

Hot-Rolled vs Cold-Rolled Steel

Alpine Sheet Metal Systems performs many different metal fabrication processes and techniques. Depending on the scope of your project and the specific metals that are needed, you might need to choose from among these techniques. Hot-Rolled Steel As the name implies, hot-rolled steel is steel that is rolled at very high temperature. The metal heated… Read more

Aluminum Sheet Metal vs Steel Sheet Metal

If you are looking for metal that you can use for architectural fabrication or specific project purposes, you have probably thought about both aluminum and steel. Even though both options can be effective, there are some notable differences that you need to keep in mind. You need to work with a professional team that can… Read more

What Is Galvalume Steel Roofing?

Galvalume is certainly a complex and confusing word on its surface, yet there’s no reason to be intimidated by it. Galvalume steel is used for roofs, providing the optimal combination of function and form. This unique material is specially fabricated and installed to provide homeowners and business owners with the protection necessary to safeguard loved… Read more

Copper Roofing Material FAQ

Every building needs a new roof, and if you’re in the market, then you have some decisions to make. What kind of roof are you going to get? Which material is ideal? Is this a chance to make some improvements that raise the property value or lower energy costs? It’s a lot to consider, and… Read more

Aluminum Metal Roofing FAQs

At Alpine Sheet Metal Systems, we have noticed that there are several common questions that people ask about aluminum roofing. Some of the most common questions that people have include: Does aluminum metal roofing provide more long-term value when compared to shingles? Every roof is different, but it is entirely possible that a metal roof… Read more

What Is a Cool Roof?

A cool roof is a type of roofing system that reflects sunlight while absorbing less heat. Cool roofs are usually made of highly reflective materials and stay cooler than standard dark roofs. These roofs are becoming more and more popular as many homeowners want to be more energy efficient. If you are not sure whether… Read more

Commercial vs. Residential Roofs

No matter what type of property you own or manage, keeping it in good condition is very important. One part of any property that needs to be properly maintained, in particular, is the roof. A quality roof can last for decades and will continue to provide protection for the property beneath it. However, it is… Read more

What Is a Standing Seam Metal Roof?

A standing seam metal roof is one of the most popular roofing options today that is used for both residential and commercial buildings. Standing seam metal is attractive, sleek, and strong and is known as an excellent combination of function and form. Standing seam metal roofs last longer, look better, and are also known for… Read more