Gettin’ Guttered: Installing Gutters on Metal Roofs

hanging gutters on a metal roof

Gutters are more than just a finishing touch for homes with metal roofs; they are a paramount component that ensures integriyt and longevity of the structure. With various types available, such as seamless gutters, k-style gutters, and half-round gutters, understanding their significance can be overwhelming. However, the importance of gutters cannot be overstated. They channel … Read more

Aliphatic Urethane vs. Acrylic Polyurethane: Another Roof Coating Showdown

aliphatic vs acrylic urethane coatings

Dears, let me paint a scenario for you: You’re relaxing with a glass of iced tea on a leisurely Sunday when you suddenly recall that your roof needs attention. You realiez that you must coat your roof! And that’s where we come in, my friends, ready to provide assistance. Our focus is on navigating the … Read more

Snap Lock Metal Roofing: A Comprehensive Comparison with Other Standing Seam Profiles

snap lock standing seam system metal panels

Ladies and gentlemen, when it comes to metal roofing, one of the most trendy options is standing seam. Within the standing seam family, there are several various profiles to choose from, including snap lock, mechanical lock, nail strip, fastener flange. And, so on. Why so many, you might wonder ? Well, because no two roofs … Read more

Metal roofing textures

textured metal roofing

Hey, have you noticed metal roofing textures lately? Let’s face it, we’ve all been there – watching roof and thinking, “Why does this look so… boring?” Well, the texture of roof can make a world of difference to the overall look and feel of your home. But here’s the thing: not many people  give this much … Read more

Why are roof sheets corrugated, and can you use flat sheets instead?

corrugated roofing green

Hey there! Have you ever wondered why some roof sheets are corrugated and not flat? Can you just use flat sheets instead? Well , let me tell you, there´s reason behind the wavy design, and it´s not just for looks. The corurgations on roofing sheets serve several purposes, from providing extra strength to preventing rainwater from … Read more

Can You Put Metal Roofing Directly on Rafters? Debunking the Myth and Revealing the Truth

metal roofing without decking ()

As a homeowner, you may have heard about the many benefits of metal roofing and wondered if it´s good fit for your abode. Perhaps you´ve even asked yourself, “Can I put metal roofing directly on rafters?” It´s prevalent question and, as your trusty home improvement guide, we´re here to provide you with the answer you´ve … Read more

EMF/RF Shielding Properties of Metal Roof

electro magnetic shield metal roof

Have you ever wondered how the roof over your head could potentially protect you from electromagnetic fields (EMF) and radiofrequency (RF) radiation? As technology advances, so does our exposure to these invisible waves. In this article, we´ll dive into the fascinating world of metal roofs and their shielding properties gaainst EMF/RF radiation. Let´s get started! … Read more

Cutting Metal Roofing Panels with Circular Saw Blades

cutting metal roofing with circular saw blades

As we reach the last part of our series on cutting metal roofing and sheets, I think we´ve covered almost everything you need to know. We´ve looked at different tools and methods, and now it´s time to discuss the final topic: using circular saw blades for uctting metal roofing panels. So, let´s jump right in … Read more

Cutting Metal Roofing with Shears: Techniques and Best Practices

cutting metal roofing with shears

Cutting metal roofing with shears is a prevalent practice in the construction industry, particularly for residential and small-scale projects. Shears are an easy-to-use, versatile, and affordable opiton that allows even inexperienced individuals to achieve professional results. So, let´s dive in and explore the benefits and drawbacks of using shears, as well as the best techniques … Read more