South Dakota is comprised of the great plains, black hills, and drift prairies. It straddles the transition of the moist, Eastern US and the semi-arid western US, meaning there’s a variety of different areas with dramatic differences in climates. This can make choosing the right roofing system best suited for your area a challenge. Although the majority of engineered roofing systems hold up well in all climate types, there may be a better option for your South Dakota home depending on the region in which you reside.
New year, new decade, new design trends! This new year is bringing in some new design trends for the home, both inside and out. We’re here to share our favorite exterior and interior trends for the upcoming year. Give your home a refreshing new look this spring by incorporating any of these design elements!
Solar panels and solar energy systems seem to be popping up more and more around the country, and for good reason! Homeowners, commercial building owners and architects are all finding themselves wanting to make the move to solar energy. Solar panels are an eco-friendly, economical and increase any building’s efficiency.
If you’ve been searching for the perfect rustic look, weathered steel will take your expectations to a new level. Our Truten™ A606 is a finish that will be completely unique to every project, every time.
If you think metal panels were only made for roofing or siding applications, think again! Corrugated metal fencing is becoming more and more popular for both residential and commercial buildings, and agricultural fencing needs. Corrugated metal fence panels are perfect for privacy, security, windbreak or decorative fencing needs.
For most, the winter season means snow — some love it, some hate it, but no matter how you feel about it, snow is a pretty unavoidable part of winter. If you have a metal roof on your home and live in an area prone to snow, you may want to consider adding snow guards to your roof.
Metal Myth: Metal roofs are noisy in the rain.
The Fine Homebuilding House has to be strong, energy smart and of course, stylish. Nestled in the woods of California, the home’s aesthetic needed to complement the landscape, and stand up to the changing environment. Using metal panels as the siding and roofing materials helped this house become a shining example for educating both designers and builders on creating houses that are high-performing and stylish.
The siding on your home faces a lot: wind, rain, snow and sometimes hail. Siding needs to be tough, durable and most of all, look good! With a variety of different siding materials out there, it may be hard to decide which is best for your home.
Your home’s roof is a big investment. Not only does it serve as one of your home’s biggest protectors, but you’ll likely have to look at it for the next 20-30 years. Your home’s roof needs to last a long time, add curb appeal to your property and most importantly, keep you and your family warm and dry.
Our team often get questions like, “We like the look of metal on our home, but our HOA won’t approve it - what other ways can we use metal on the exterior of our home?” or “We already have a metal roof; how can we tie that into the rest of our building?”.