If you find yourself in the research and information gathering phase of your up and coming metal roofing project, you may have already have learned about snap lock metal roofing. Snap lock metal roofing is a very popular and well know type of standing seam metal roof and it's a huge upgrade over a screw down or corrugated metal roof
The 138 T standing seam metal roofing performs in ways that other types of standing seam metal can not even come close to. But it's not because the 138 T has many bells and whistles that have to be mastered so they work, in fact it's just the opposite. The 138 T is a simplified version of standing seam metal that solves the traditional problems of standing seam through smart design.
You’ve heard of seamless gutters but what about seamless metal roofing? Is that a possibility?
The ability to remove and replace a single metal roof panel by your roofing contractor without having to take off the entire roof is an amazing advantage and something that other standing seam metals profiles can not do. Because life happens, things change, and homes and buildings need to meet the needs of different people or building occupants over time meaning additions and remodels happen. Changes or repairs on chimneys, skylights, HVAC units, or even fixing storm damage is all a realty.
Metal roofing tends to get lumped together into one big group of roofing when in reality there are many different types of metal and categories of metal roofing. Different types of metal roofing have been designed to serve different applications and the best outcome always results from using the right type of metal roofing and profile in the applications it was designed for. There is not a one size fits all metal roof.
PVC membrane is a tough and long lasting single ply roofs but it can become fractured by hail if the hail stones are large enough. In many cases building owners are unaware that there commercial roof has sustained hail damage. The hail hits or fractures will eventually cause leaks at which point a roofing contractor is called. This is usually when building owner finds out that their PVCt flat roof has hail damage and that they will need to file and insurance claim.