Posted: Apr 06, 2009

Rain Gutter Ideas: From Size And Style To Material And Finishes

By Harry Schouten

There are many different ideas to consider regarding rain gutters - style, material, expansion, size, pitched or no pitch, downspout size and finish. The following are some ideas or suggestions that we have recommended during our years of supplying commercial and industrial gutters and downspouts.

Posted: Nov 11, 2008

What Do Metal Wall Panels Cost? Pricing Single Skin, Insulated Metal Panels, Metal Composite And Others

By Shawn Zuver

In past columns, I’ve discussed pricing for metal roofing and metal building systems. After calling attention to some of the many variables that have an effect on cost, I threw out some low-end estimates of what you might expect to pay. Since those articles were posted, I’ve been asked why I don’t offer the same information for metal walls. It’s a good question, which I’ll try to address here.

Posted: Jun 04, 2008

How Much Does Metal Roofing Cost? Pricing Steel, Aluminum, Copper, Zinc And Galvanized

By Shawn Zuver

How much does metal roofing cost? It’s a straightforward question and one that I’d imagine is asked hundreds, if not thousands, of times a day across the world. My standard response is “It depends”. Admittedly, this is a weak reply but, unfortunately, it’s really the best that I can initially offer despite having been involved in this industry since the mid-1980s. If you have a few minutes, I’ll try to explain.

Posted: Jul 30, 2007

Aluminum Is A Smart Material For Metal Roofs

By Mike Petersen

First, I believe it’s important to disclose that company name aside; we sell as much steel roofing material as we do aluminum. Both products feature specific attributes and all qualified commercial roofing contractors have the experience and expertise to install both. So why isn’t aluminum used more extensively then? The primary obstacles have been cost per square foot and misimpressions concerning the structural limitations of aluminum.

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