With so many options on the market, it can be tricky to determine which metal panel is best suited for your project. R panels are a popular choice for metal roofing and siding in both residential and commercial markets. However, there are quite a few different panels that are classified as R panels. We’re giving you an honest comparison of Purlin Bearing Rib (PBR) panels versus other R panels.
Upgrading and renovating your home can be fun and rewarding, no matter if you’re DIYing or hiring a contractor. However, a project’s costs can quickly add up. It can be helpful to create and stick to a budget when planning your renovations. Here’s a few tips and tricks you can use to budget for your home improvement projects.
Whether you’re using metal panels for roofing or siding, making sure they are fastened properly is crucial to their performance. Ensuring your panels are fastened right helps metal roofing and siding last as long as possible, keeps them weather-tight, and contributes to their overall effectiveness.
R panels are well-engineered, classic metal panels that have been used on all types of buildings and structures. However, there are some modern alternatives to these traditional panels that perform equally as well. These alternative panels help buildings differentiate themselves with an updated aesthetic compared to the traditional R panel.
Commercial buildings require a lot from their building materials — high performance, structural integrity, and stunning designs. Steel panels are the perfect option for all types of commercial buildings in all types of markets. We’re here to give you the ultimate guide to commercial steel panels.
Bridger Steel has the ability to customize metal panels in order to create the look you’ve dreamed about. One of our most popular and asked-about projects actually deals with customization. We’re going to take a look at the materials used to complete this look, and other ways of achieving a similar look without custom panels!
Metal roofing and siding is about more than just the panels you choose. Fasteners, which are the hardware used to secure metal panels to the structure beneath them, are an integral part of any metal application, and it's important to understand how to choose the right fasteners for your project.
Creating an unbelievable flush appearance, Flat panels will change the way you look metal. Paired with the durability of steel, these panels can be used in both interior and exterior settings and will outperform other materials by a landslide. Here’s your ultimate guide to Flat metal panels.
Metal panels are a durable, long-lasting material perfect for roofing and wall applications. However, one issue that often arises with flat metal panels is oil canning. This issue only affects the panel’s aesthetic, and is not a cause for rejection or failure of a roofing or wall application.
While there are many different styles of metal panels out there, there are virtually only two types to choose from: exposed fastener or concealed fastener systems. Each of these options has benefits, as well as drawbacks. Here is an honest comparison of exposed fastener and concealed fastener metal panel systems.
The timeless board and batten look has been a popular trend for the exteriors of homes and other buildings for decades. While you used to only be able to achieve this look with wood, today, you can easily get the board and batten style with the strength and longevity of steel. Board and batten metal panels will change the way you look at this classic siding.
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