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Is it Safe to Walk on a Metal Roof?

Is it Safe to Walk on a Metal Roof?

Walking on a roof made of steel panels is a little riskier than an asphalt shingle roof.  While it is never recommended to walk on your roof if you are not a professional, there are times when a homeowner may need to just go up there.  It could be simply needing to...

Standing Seam Roofing IS Made to Last

Standing Seam Roofing IS Made to Last

Standing seam panels are able to resist many different kinds of weather-related challenges, such as fire, hurricanes and salty air.  In this column, we discuss the different types of metal roofing fastening systems—a very important topic that involves economics,...

Galvanized vs Galvalume

Galvanized vs Galvalume

Options to consider for the Best Metal for Siding & Roofing Here’s something you may not have known:  Metal Roofing and Siding actually has two different types of material that can be used. Those options are Galvanized and Galvalume. Galvanized metal is a sheet of...