metal roofing

Roofing 101: Can You Lay Metal Roofing Over Shingles?

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Deciding to update your roof can lead to many questions. One common question is whether you can lay metal roofing over shingles. This method can save time and money on your re-roofing project. Our article will guide you through the essentials of installing metal roofing over existing shingles, offering a straightforward solution for commercial property […]

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roof flashing

The Importance Of Metal Roof Flashing In Commercial Roofing Systems

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Leaks in commercial roofs can lead to expensive repairs. Metal roof flashing is essential for preventing these issues. This article explores the importance of metal roof flashing and offers solutions for common roofing challenges. Keep reading to learn more about protecting your investment. What is Metal Roof Flashing and Its Functions? Metal roof flashing is […]

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scratch-resistant metal

The Unseen Strength of Scratch-Resistant Metal Surfaces

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Strategic improvements and renovations are a top way to boost commercial property value. Both cosmetic and structural renovations can keep your space in top shape, and scratch-resistant metals offer a wide range of both aesthetic and foundational benefits. Here, we’re going to talk about these metal surfaces and what makes them scratchproof. Read on to learn the […]

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commercial roof drainage solutions

Understanding Roof Drainage: Solutions for Commercial Structures

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Commercial buildings stand as testaments to progress. Yet their functionality hinges on a key aspect often hidden from view: effective roof drainage. In this article, we delve into various roof drainage solutions. Each is pivotal for maintaining the structural integrity of commercial properties. As industry leaders, Alpine Sheet Metal Systems brings expertise and insight into […]

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Anodized Aluminum Fascia

Anodized Aluminum’s Elegance in Commercial Architecture

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In the world of architectural elegance, anodized aluminum stands tall, captivating the essence of modern commercial spaces. Anodized aluminum’s popularity has rapidly grown over the years as it’s market valued at around 3.3 Billion USD during 2022. To understand it’s growing popularity, we must consider the science behind that product that contributes to its versatility […]

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Does My Roof Have Hail Damage

Does My Roof Have Hail Damage?

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Did you know that Texas has more hail storms than any other state in the US? Texas has an average of 667 hail events yearly. It’s true — according to insurance company reports, there are more hail damage insurance claims paid in the Lone Star State annually than anywhere else in the country. As a […]

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Alpine Sheet Metal Systems

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 […]

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Aluminum Metal Roofing FAQs

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 […]

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How Long Does a Metal Roof Last

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 […]

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Metal Roof

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 […]

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Metal Roofing

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 […]

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What Is Roll Forming

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 […]

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Is It OK to Put a Metal Roof Over Shingles

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 […]

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Metal vs. Vinyl Siding

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 […]

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Benefits of Metal Roofing

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 […]

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Metal Roof vs. Shingles

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. […]

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Benefits of a DFW Standing Seam Metal Roof

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 […]

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Flat vs Pitched Roofs for Commercial Buildings

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 […]

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What is the Best Type of Metal Roofing? How to Choose

What is the Best Type of Metal Roofing? How to Choose

When it comes to roofing, you have a lot of options. If you want a roof that can last a long time with little attention on your part, then you’ll want to look into very durable materials. As long as the roof isn’t perfectly flat, metal might prove to be the best option available.  There […]

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