Sheet metal is no longer just a decorative fixture in art deco architecture. Modern innovations have made this material more accessible for public use. In construction, sheet metal has taken center stage as a viable roofing material, as durable siding and even as a beautiful polished finish on many parts of our home.
Commercial roofs generally contend with more threats than residential ones. Some buildings emit corrosive elements, such as greases and chemicals, which can affect the structural integrity of their roofing system.
Metal is one of the most desirable construction materials there is. Fabricating thin sheets of it is a surefire way to produce high-quality products that can be used for any conceivable architectural applications.
When it comes to roofing, whether commercial or residential, your biggest enemies are moisture and leaks. Moisture can lead to all sorts of problems for your roof, gutters and attic insulation, including mold growth and even early rot. Water also has a high specific heat. This means it holds more heat compared to other things. This heat-retaining property could throw your energy efficiency efforts in utter disarray. If only there… Continue Reading
If there’s one thing we all learned from science class, it’s that metals are good conductors. They are better at conducting heat than tar or asphalt shingles. However, evidence shows that sheet metal roofing is actually the better and more energy-efficient choice. We let the professionals from Roofmasters Roofing and Sheet Metal show you how.