Metal Roofing Contractors

Metal Roofing Paint—Chalking and Fading

Metal roofing paint coatings are designed to stand up against the elements and look incredible for decades. A metal roof is often referred to as a lifetime roofing system. However, like all materials, the integrity of the metal roof will begin to deteriorate after its given lifespan. If you are concerned about your newly installed metal roof deteriorating early—no need to worry! In the Wagner Metal Supply product warranty, it guarantees the paint system on the metal panels will not chalk, fade, or lose adhesion during its lifespan. What exactly does this mean? We pride ourselves on the customer education we deliver. We are here to do just that! In the following paragraphs, we will thoroughly discuss what our Lifetime Limited Paint Warranty refers to.

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Fire Rated Roofing System—Customer Education

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Fire rated roofing system—they are sought after by countless consumers for obvious reasons. Every location in the world experiences its own extreme weather conditions—one of them being wildfires. This unfortunate natural disaster sweeps across the western states obliterating hundreds of homes, businesses, and cities with no mercy. Just in six months of the year 2020, wildfires destroyed 13,887 buildings. Finding the best fireproof materials to incorporate on a home is crucial to maintain precautionary safety. States across the Midwest statistically do not experience wildfires—but it’s not impossible. Incorporating a fire rated roofing system on your home provides incredible protection for years to come. Continue reading to learn more about the fire-resistant qualities a metal roof has to offer. First, let us explain the flame spread scale

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Metal Roofing in the Winter

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Metal roofing in the winter may not seem ideal upon initial thought, but this is a misconception. Installing a metal roof in the winter is actually done more frequently than you think. It is not recommended to install asphalt shingle roofing in the winter, so why would it work for metal roofing? This may pose some questions. Why would a company want to stay out in the cold to install a roofing system? Isn’t it dangerous to climb on a roof in the winter? Won’t the cold temperatures alter the integrity of the roofing system? No need to worry—Wagner Metals is here to answer all your questions regarding metal roofing in the winter! Prime metal roofing season is usually between early spring and late fall. Even though this isn’t the dedicated typical time to install your metal roof—it’s still possible.

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Metal Roof Maintenance | Preparing for the Holidays

Seasonal metal roof preparation is one of the top actions you can take as a homeowner for preservation. A metal roof hardly requires maintenance, but that doesn’t mean no maintenance at all! Skipping your seasonal metal roof preparation could damage the integrity of your roof. Keeping up with your metal roof maintenance is crucial for the long lifespan of the panels. The Midwest experiences ever-changing weather this time of year, so it’s best to be prepared! One day you’ll wake up, and it’s a crisp 55 degrees. However, tomorrow you could wake up to a few inches of snow. If you’re looking for a sign to begin your seasonal metal roof preparation for the winter ahead—here it is! You’ve invested your earnings to install this wonderful product on your home. Follow these metal roof maintenance steps to keep your roof looking amazing for decades to come.

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Galvalume Steel Panels

Galvalume Steel Panels Galvalume steel panels were created back in the late 1960s to elevate the substrate formulation for metal roofing. Steel panels will rust quickly without a layer of protective coating. Before galvalume was invented, contractors commonly used galvanized steel panels for metal roofing. Galvanized metal panels are created […]

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Metal Roll Forming Process

The roll forming process takes sheets of metal, strategically manipulates the surface, and cuts the metal to desired lengths. The machine is manned by a skilled metal manufacturer to ensure each metal sheet is formed to perfection. Roll-formed metal can be seen all over. Steel industrial restaurant prep tables are created by roll forming machines. Roll-formed metal can be used in cars. Metal can be roll- formed into railings. The roll forming process isn’t specifically utilized just for the construction industry. The roll forming process can be used for a variety of applications!

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Metal Roofing Panels vs Asphalt Shingle Roofing

Metal roofing and asphalt shingle roofing are the two leading roofing methods used for Midwestern homes. The two roofing methods have their similarities, but they also have their differences. Replacing a roof can be a big deal for a homeowner. How do you choose which material to use? Both have their pros and cons. Here is a breakdown of what performs best in each category—metal roofing and asphalt shingle roofing.

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