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How to Pick the Best Paint Color for Your Metal Roof or Wall Project

Buying a metal roof or wall comes with a critical question: What color would look best on my home or structure? Discover the considerations and tips that will help you choose the right paint color.

How to Pick the Best Paint Color for Your Metal Roof or Wall Project

Looking for help deciding on the best color for your metal roofing or wall system project? Read on for popular color options, tips for choosing, & more... 

Roofing & Recyclability: Metal vs. Shingle vs. EPDM vs. Tile Roofing

Reusing, recycling, and other sustainable practices are becoming more and more important in building materials, including roofs. Learn about the recyclability of four popular roofing materials: Metal, asphalt shingles, EPDM rubber, and tiles.

Roofing & Recyclability: Metal vs. Shingle vs. EPDM vs. Tile Roofing
What types of roofing materials can be recycled? Is one type of roof, such as metal, shingles, EPDM, or tile, more recyclable than the other? Learn about...

Reviewing 5 Common Misconceptions of Metal Roofing Products

You might be surprised to learn that you've been told about metal roofing might actually just be a misconception. Let's talk about the 5 most common misnomers in the industry: Trade names, paint warranties, hail rated vs. hail proof, & more.

Reviewing 5 Common Misconceptions of Metal Roofing Products
Did you know that there are misconceptions existing for various metal roofing products, and that you could be fooled by these misnomers? Get the facts and…

Definition of Oil Canning [In Under 100 Words]

The word "oil canning" is frequently used in the metal roofing and wall system industry. Check out this article for the true definition (in under 100 words) of this visual phenomenon.

Definition of Oil Canning [In Under 100 Words]

Have you heard someone mention oil canning and wondered what the definition is or what it means? Read on for the simple definition of this popular topic...

Definition of GalvalumeĀ® [In Under 100 Words]

The use of GalvalumeĀ® in the construction industry is growing in popularity because of it's superior corrosion resistance. Learn the true definition of this metal material here.

Definition of GalvalumeĀ® [In Under 100 Words]
Are you looking for a simple definition and explanation of what Galvalume® is? Read on to learn about what makes up this metal material and more...

What is Oil Canning? Definition, Causes, & How to Minimize it

Oil canning is an aesthetic phenomenon that can occur with metal roofing and wall panel systems, so it's important to know why it occurs, what to look for during installation, and the different methods to minimize the chance of it happening.

What is Oil Canning? Definition, Causes, & How to Minimize it
Are you concerned about oil canning development on metal roofing and wall systems? Learn how to minimize the effects of oil canning by following these...

Cleaning a Painted Metal Roofing System: How To & Best Methods

To ensure a metal roof looks great and performs to the best of its ability, regular cleaning of the surface is recommended. It's critical to know the proper products and methods for cleaning painted metal roofing to prevent against premature degradation and damage.

Cleaning a Painted Metal Roofing System: How To & Best Methods
Are you a home or building owner wondering about how to best clean your metal roofing or wall system? Ensure it’s done properly to prevent damaging the...

Update on the Section 232 Investigation & the Effects of Steel Imports

A tariff proclamation has officially been signed by the U.S. President in response to the Section 232 investigation into the effect of imported steel on U.S. national security, which is likely to affect the price of metal roofing and wall systems.

Update on the Section 232 Investigation & the Effects of Steel Imports
Did you know that key findings & recommendations from the Section 232 investigation into the effects of steel imports on the U.S. were made public? Read on for…

What is the Cost of a Metal Roof: Factors, Considerations, & Examples

Understanding where your money goes when making a large purchase is important, which is why knowing how the price of a metal roof can fluctuate and what the price depends on will help with your decision.

What is the Cost of a Metal Roof: Factors, Considerations, & Examples

Are you wondering how much a metal roof typically costs, or what goes into the cost of a metal roof? Read on to learn what factors can affect the price of a new…
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Sheffield Metals is a leader in the distribution of coated and bare metal products, as well as Engineered Standing Seam Metal Roof (SSMR) & Wall Systems. We specialize in providing painted Galvalume® and aluminum for the architecturally driven metal panel industry. Sheffield Metals has the ability to meet a wide array of needs with more than 50 colors continuously stocked. We can also match virtually any custom color to suit a particular project.


 

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