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Galvalume® vs Galvanized Metal: What are the Differences, Pros, & Cons?

If you want a steel metal roof, you've probably come across the terms "galvanized" and "Galvalume", which are both steel core products. It's critical to know the distinct differences of these two materials before you buy.

Galvalume® vs Galvanized Metal: What are the Differences, Pros, & Cons?
Are you deciding between a Galvalume® or a galvanized metal roof or wall system? Learn how these two metal materials differ and where each type should be installed...

Metal Roofing vs. Spanish Clay Tile: Which Roof Material is Best?

Spanish clay tiles and metal are both common roofing materials used on residential, commercial, and architectural properties. Discover the different characteristics of these two materials and how each one can affect your final decision.

Metal Roofing vs. Spanish Clay Tile: Which Roof Material is Best?
Are you looking to install a Spanish clay tile or standing seam metal roof on your home or property? Learn the pros, cons, and buying considerations of these two roofing materials here...

Metal Roofing & Hail: How Hail is Tested & Insurance Damage Waivers

Hail damage is a common concern for property owners in regions where hailstorms are a threat. It's critical to know the considerations that affect hail damage, how hail impact is tested, and if you should sign a cosmetic hail/wind damage waiver.

Metal Roofing & Hail: How Hail is Tested & Insurance Damage Waivers
Are you wondering if hail will dent or damage your metal roof? Or if you should sign the cosmetic hail damage exclusion with your insurance? Read on to learn...

Designing Standing Seam Metal Roofing: Top 5 Considerations to Remember

When designing or specifying a standing seam metal roof or wall, there are certain design elements that need to be taken into consideration so the roof or wall system doesn't fail.

Designing Standing Seam Metal Roofing: Top 5 Considerations to Remember
What key elements of a standing seam metal roof should you consider when specifying one in an architectural project? Read on to learn what considerations...

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 Galvalume® [In Under 100 Words]

The use of Galvalume® 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 Galvalume® [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...
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