With tons of options on the market, it can be difficult to find the metal roof suited for your home. You have to consider the environment you live in and the aesthetic appeal you want when choosing a panel profile. One of our more popular roofing options are our Standing Seam roofs.
One of the biggest questions homeowners have when they start thinking about replacing their roof is whether or not they can install the new roof over the existing one. This question especially arises when the homeowner plans on replacing a shingled roof with a metal roof. So, can you put metal panels over shingles?
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.
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.
What are the Differences Between Corrugated and Standing Seam Roofing Panels?
While both roofing panels have their advantages, when choosing between corrugated roofing or a standing seam metal roof a few key performance features need to be considered.
Washington state provides its residents with a wide range of climates to enjoy. From oceanfront cottages to mountain chalets and everything in between. Choosing the right roof for these climates varies greatly depending on your location. While most engineered metal roofing systems will hold up to the challenges every region will face, certain options provide better protection and savings than others.
A well-designed modern home looks clean and almost minimalist in its finished form. This clean simplicity can sometimes hide the hours of intensive thought that went into each line, curve, and surface. Designers have to balance aesthetics, performance, longevity, and often most importantly, the surrounding landscape. New technologies have improved metal siding panel systems, allowing designers more flexibility in their designs, knowing that the performance and longevity of the product is up to their standards.
The Old West is known for its rustic charm and rugged landscapes. That is why homeowners and designers love to use the Wild West as design inspiration for residential and commercial spaces, even on the East Coast.
One company that is witnessing this first hand is Great Country Timber Frames out of Connecticut. "There’s a strong nostalgia for the West in the East Coast, where Cape- and Colonial-style homes and businesses are the norm. From cowboys to wide open blue skies, New Englanders are fond of the West. The appeal of rustic design on the east coast is certainly in the wanting to be different."