How Long Does a Metal Roof Last?

Metal is one of the longest-lasting building materials around. Metal roofs are a great building choice if you want a material that is strong, is durable, and when well maintained, will easily last the lifetime of a home or commercial building (if not longer). There are many types of metal roofing materials, and each has… Read more

How to Maintain a Metal Roof

Metal roofs are not only a beautiful component of a home or business, but they are also sturdy and can stand up to the elements. A metal roof reflects UV rays, reducing the need for (and cost of) air-conditioning. And who does not love the sound of rain falling on a metal roof? Metal roofs… Read more

Metal Roofing Pros and Cons

Are you considering metal roofing for an upcoming roof replacement? Or perhaps you’re weighing roofing options for a building under construction? Regardless of the type of roofing project you’re planning, it’s important to have at least a basic understanding of the benefits and drawbacks of different roofing materials. With that understanding, you can then make… Read more

What Is Roll Forming?

Metal roll forming is a high production process of forming shaped metal parts from coiled strips or sheet metal stock by feeding the materials through a roll forming mill. Roll forming equipment bends metal at room temperature using several sets of fixed rollers. The rollers guide the metal while making the required bends. Consecutive sets… Read more

Is It OK to Put a Metal Roof Over Shingles?

Want to upgrade your shingled roof to a metal one? Are you hesitant about making the switch because metal roofing is considerably more expensive than shingles? If so, you should know that a portion of that extra expense is tied to metal roofing’s installation process. Completely tearing off a shingled roof to install a brand-new… Read more

Metal vs. Vinyl Siding

Every building needs an outward aesthetic. You can go with bricks, wood panels, siding, or any number of other choices. While each of these options dramatically impacts how the building looks from the outside, they also perform a function. They protect the rest of the building. If you think new siding might be the right… Read more

Benefits of Metal Roofing

Whether you’re planning a commercial or residential roofing project, metal is among the best materials for the job. Its remarkable longevity and durability can add value to any building, and perhaps more importantly, metal roofing offers excellent protection against wind, water, fire, and other potential environmental impacts. Whether it’s time for a roof replacement or… Read more

Metal Roof vs. Shingles

When the time comes for a new roof, you have some decisions to make. There are a lot of roofing materials, and they are all viable. In order to pick what is best for you, you need some information. If you have a pitched roof, your most likely choices are between shingles and metal roofing…. Read more

Benefits of a DFW Standing Seam Metal Roof

When you need a new roof, you have to go through a bunch of decisions. It’s a long list, but the most important is choosing what kind of roof you are going to put on your building. Roofs come in so many shapes, sizes, colors, and materials that this choice is a big deal. Before… Read more

Flat vs Pitched Roofs for Commercial Buildings

Unlike most houses, commercial buildings may be covered by either a flat or a pitched roof. A pitched roof is the obvious choice for houses since it allows for the run-off of water and debris, but in many cases, a commercial building will be better off with a flat roof.  If you’re currently building or… Read more