Did you know Bridger Steel has a Knowledge Base? Our Knowledge Base is a resource on our website that’s full of our most frequently asked questions from customers. From questions about different metal panel profiles to specific building sections, we provide you with tons of different information so you can do your research about metal siding, roofing, and more. We want to share our top five most popular articles from this year – maybe you’ve been looking for the answer to one of these questions, too!
As 2021 comes to a close, it’s time to start thinking about home trends that will be popping up in 2022 — specifically what colors we're going to be seeing. If you’re planning some home projects for the upcoming year, you may be curious about what colors are going to be popular this year. Let’s explore the top five colors trending for homes this year for both interior and exterior projects.
Metal siding is a durable, long-lasting, and stylish siding material. With all the different panel profiles available, choosing the one that’s right for your home, environment, and style can be tricky. From modern Flat panels to classic Corrugated panels, there are a lot of different options to consider. There are multiple factors that come into play when choosing the right metal siding panels for your home or building.
Most metal panels are able to be installed either horizontally or vertically in wall or siding applications. Metal’s flexibility with different styles of installation is one of its biggest benefits after all! Installing panels vertically can create long clean lines that are both visually appealing and create modern styles. Here’s some vertically installed metal panel project inspiration.
Replacing your old roof with a new one is a big investment for your home, so you want to make sure it’s done right. There are many reasons to replace your roof — age, leaking, damage, and more. So, when the time comes for a new roof, there are two main methods contractors and installers typically follow: roof tear off or roof overlay. We’re giving you an in-depth look at both methods, as well as providing the pros and cons for each.
Gutters are a crucial component of any roofing system. They collect water from your roof and direct it elsewhere to a safer area to drain, which helps prevent water damage and leaking to both your roof and structure. We’ve put together everything you need to know about metal roofing and gutters for your home.
Not only is a metal roof durable and long-lasting, but it also provides homeowners with a unique aesthetic. With a wide variety of colors and finishes, plus different panel profiles available to choose from, you can achieve many different styles and aesthetics with metal roofing no matter what type of home you have. Let’s explore some of the different metal roofing aesthetics.
Most metal wall and siding panels have the option to be installed either horizontally or vertically. You can create some truly unique and stunning looks with metal panels by using them horizontally. Metal panel’s flexibility and adaptability to fit into your style and design needs makes a great choice for all types of projects. Check out some of our favorite horizontally installed metal panel projects and get inspired!
Flashing is an important component to roofing systems. If you’re planning on installing a new roof, or maybe you’re replacing your existing roof, it’s important to understand how this crucial component plays a big part in your roof’s ability to protect you and prevent leaks from happening.
Beauty meets simplicity in the increasingly popular industrial style aesthetic. Raw materials, contrasting colors, and inspiration drawn from factories, warehouses, and industrial spaces create this stunning home style that can be achieved on both the inside and outside of residential spaces. We’re showing you how metal panels can be used to easily create industrial styles.
With the winter season and colder weather approaching, it’s important to know how to prevent ice damming on your roof. Homeowners that live in areas that experience below freezing temperatures and frequent snowfall in the winter season should be familiar with ice dams, the damage they can cause, and how to prevent them. We’re giving you the solutions and information on how to prevent ice damming on your home’s roof.
Metal roofing and siding is an extremely durable solution for home and building owners. However, life happens. Scratches, nicks, and other imperfections can occur from a variety of different events. From tree branches falling to accidental chips from stones on the street, there can be a lot of reasons why your metal panels need a bit of a touch up. We’re sharing how to touch up paint on your metal panels.