Metal roofing panels are one of the most durable and long-lasting building materials available on the market today. When all the components of the roof are installed correctly and routine visual inspections are completed, these roofing systems can last for decades to come. However, if your panels are improperly installed, weathertightness issues may be a concern. Let’s explore common weathertight issues and their solutions.
Spring is right around the corner and that means it’s time to start thinking about preparing your home’s exterior for the new season. Springtime brings warmer days, longer evenings, and frequent rain showers in some areas. We’re giving you five tips and tricks on how to prepare your home’s exterior for the upcoming change of season.
Living in the southwestern region of the US presents its own set of challenges for homeowners. With drastic changes in temperatures in a single day to periods of prolonged sun exposure, you want to choose a roof that’s going to perform well and last a long time against this type of challenging climate. We’re exploring roofing solutions for warm climates, desert regions, and areas that frequently experience hot sunny days.
Metal roofs are a great way to upgrade your home’s exterior while providing your structure with a long-lasting, extremely durable roofing solution. There are tons of different metal roofing options out there — from classic Corrugated panels to more modern Standing Seam profiles. All the options have their own unique advantages and styles. We’re exploring all the most popular types of residential metal roofs Bridger Steel offers.
The winter season is in full swing in many parts of the country. Whether you live near the Rockies or up in the northeast, heavy amounts of snow can pose a threat to your home’s roof. However, there are many metal roofing options equipped to handle the weight of snow and direct the moisture away from your structure. Bridger Steel has a variety of heavy snow load metal roofing options.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Environments that experience frequent high-speed winds need a high-performing roofing solution that’s going to last. While it is impossible to call any roofing material 100% wind-resistant, a metal roof that’s been properly designed offers an incredibly durable and capable solution. Here’s everything you need to know about metal roofing handling high-wind areas.
Metal roofs continue to remain an extremely popular roofing solution for residential, commercial, and agricultural buildings. Not only are they durable, stylish, and low maintenance, they’re also extremely long-lasting. Metal roofs have an impressive lifespan, and last much longer compared to other roofing materials. One of the most commonly asked questions about metal roofs is “how long will they last?” We’re giving you all the information about a metal roofing system’s lifespan.
When you’re deciding on a metal roof for your new home or re-roofing project, knowing your roof slope is important. Roof slope helps you determine what type of metal panel may be best for your home, as well affects how the system will be installed. It also matters in terms of a home or building’s integrity and safety.