Metal Manufacturing in the 21st Century has taken many strides. Where metal used to be used for its durability, architects now use metal as a highlightable feature of a build. Modern designs often highlight metal's cool natural finish. Metal still keeps its durability and low maintenance, with new added appeal. Modern designs use metal to compliment warmer finishes, or add bright paint colors to draw the eye.
Architects and builders are now trending towards metal in designs. Builders enjoy the benefit of metal's green standards. Architects use metal due to its structural and eye-catching lines. Metal is showing up in cities, industrial builds and educational projects across the country.
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In the past decade metal has started to be used as siding rather than just as roofing. As a siding panel, metal can provide a home with unique horizontal or vertical lines. Residents often enjoy the compliment wood or stone can provide in tandem with metals. The cool effect of a natural metal adds to the warmth of a bright wood entryway or door. Builders often use painted metal to contrast cool natural finishes like stone or concrete.
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Often modern designs incorporate green building principles into their project. Due to recycled content, metal offers a wonderful material choice as a building product. Bridger Steel's metal is 100% recyclable, and a number of our colors qualify as Cool Roof colors. Metal offers a durable choice for adding on Solar Panels or creating a Rainwater Collection solution for the build. The sustainability factor of metal often goes hand in hand with a modern metal design.
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Bridger Steel has the ability to custom make panels based on your needs. A custom fabricated metal product allows your inspiration to take center-stage. Our goal is to eliminate restrictions or limitations to catalogs. A variety of products are available in alloy, stainless, copper, zinc and aluminum versions.
A homeowner chooses metal on their project to help add long-term value and appeal to their home. Choosing metal directs sight-lines, and creates a sustainable build while still providing the durability metal is famous for.
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