| Terms containing 'ROOFING' |
| Caulk |
To seal and make weather tight joints, seams or voids by filling with waterproofing compound or material.
| Deck |
The structural surface to which roofing or waterproofing system (including insulation) is applied.
| Exposure |
That portion of the roofing exposed to the weather after installation.
| Felt |
A flexible sheet manufactured by the interlocking of fibers through a combination of mechanical work, moisture and heat, without spinning, weaving or knitting. Roofing felts are manufactured from vegetable fibers (organic felts), asbestos fibers (asbestos felts) or glass fibers (glass fiber felts).
| Granules |
Ceramic coated colored crushed rock that is applied to the exposed surface of roofing products.
| Roofing system |
Assembly or interacting components designed to weatherproof, and sometimes to insulate, the roof surface of a building.
| Substrate |
The surface upon which the roofing or waterproofing membrane is placed (structural deck or insulation).
| Underlayment |
Asphalt saturated felt beneath roofing to provide additional protection for the deck.
| Articles containing 'ROOFING' |
| 18th Annual METALCON International Draws Qualified Buyers |
Newton, MA, Oct. 8, 2008 -- METALCON International, held October 1 through 3, drew nearly 7,000 high-level metal construction professionals from more than 50 different countries to the Baltimore Convention Center.
| 2 Billion $$$ A Year? |
2 Billion $$$ a year? Is this enough to deserve your undivided attention?
| 20 (or so) Questions with the RCI |
The Roof Consultants Institute (RCI) is the largest and most web-savvy of all the non-profit organizations we have reviewed here at MetalBuilding.com to date. Judging by their size, many of you are probably already familiar with them. We weren't, so we asked their CEO to field our questions. We learned a lot - and maybe you can too…
| 20 Questions with the MCA |
In March of this year, Mark Engle of Association Management Center (AMC) in Chicago, Illinois assumed the leadership role of the Metal Construction Association (MCA). Amid the chaos of sorting through boxes and educating himself about the MCA and the metal building industry in general, Mark agreed to answer our questions.
| 2006-2007 Ducker Roofing Report |
As you are aware MCA enlisted Ducker Worldwide to conduct a current market study to show how the market for metal roofing in residential and nonresidential applications has shifted since the initial study was done in 2002.
| A Primer on Building Codes for Metal Roofing |
Metal roofing solutions have been regulated by a variety of building
codes. It's easy to get overwhelmed. Historically, geography-based roofing
codes have been developed in response to specific local, regional, or
national concerns. The net result has been a complex mix of regulations
that make it difficult for even the most conscientious building designer.
| Alberto Gonzales to Deliver Keynote at METALCON 2010 |
Alberto Gonzales, Former U.S. Attorney General, to Deliver Keynote at METALCON International 2010.
| Calendar Announcement: METALCON International 2010 |
| Carlisle Coatings & Waterproofing, Inc. Achieves NSF Certification for Waterproofing Membrane |
Carlisle Coatings & Waterproofing Incorporated (CCW), a leading manufacturer of waterproofing products, recently achieved NSF/ANSI 61 Certification for its CCW MiraCLAY® GM product.
| Choosing the Right Roof Curb |
Because roof curbs have become such a common accessory for standing seam
roofs, it is essential that they too perform leak-free for 20 years.
This requires building designers and roofing contractors to make some
important decisions about the roof curbs they use.
| Classic Products, Inc. |
Classic Products, Inc. was founded in 1980 with the acquisition of several established building product lines from a well-known and respected metal company. Over the years, we have grown consistently, developing and adding new products to our repertoire.
| Cool Metal Roofing |
It's A Wise Choice Amidst Strong Winds of Change
| Drexel Metals Announces New Mid-Atlantic Regional Manager |
Drexel Metals Inc. is proud to announce the appointment of Jules Dekovics as Mid-Atlantic regional manager.
| Drexel Metals is Cool! |
Drexel Metals Inc. is proud to be promoting its 34 Energy Star-labeled cool metal roofing products.
| Fasteners for Metal in Construction |
Manufacturers focus on corrosion, resistance, color matching and technical assistance.
| FIELD TECHNIQUE: A Tested Edge |
Choosing performance tested roof edge systems
| FIELD TECHNIQUE: Combating Corrosion |
Identifying Metal-Roofing Fasteners For Use In ACQ-Treated Lumber
| FIELD TECHNIQUE: No Maintain, No Gain |
Proper maintenance is vital to the long-term performance of metal-clad buildings.
| FIELD TECHNIQUE: Re-Covering With Metal |
Codes and industry recommendations provide guidance to roofing professionals.
| FIELD TECHNIQUE: Reflectivity and Emissivity |
It's Important to Understand How Metal Roofs Impact Energy Efficiency
| FIELD TECHNIQUE: Reroofing Decisions |
Options homeowners need to consider.
| FIELD TECHNIQUE: Roof In The Wind |
Metal Roof Systems Can Weather The Storm
| FIELD TECHNIQUE: Second Line of Defense |
Synthetic Roof Underlayments Stand Out As Secondary Water Barriers
| FIELD TECHNIQUE: Take It From The Top |
Considerations for Metal Roof Systems.
| FIELD TECHNIQUE: Watch The Washer |
How to Identify a Quality Washer and Why It Matters
| FIELD TECHNIQUE: Winds of Change |
Methods for Verifying Wind Resistance Continue to Evolve
| FIELD TECHNIQUE: Trending Toward Efficiency |
The On-Site Rollforming Evolution
| FIELD TECHNIQUES - Behind The Scenes |
Details about developing NFBA's post-frame construction tolerances document.
| FIELD TECHNIQUES - Learning New Rules |
California Builders Address New State Energy Code
| FIELD TECHNIQUES - Painted Metal Roofing: The Importance of Proper Touch-Up |
| FIELD TECHNIQUES - Retrofit Roof Solutions |
Fixing Problem R-Panel Metal Roof Systems
| Field Techniques - Snow Retention Systems |
In areas prone to heavy snowfall, building and roof designs should consider how to handle this natural phenomenon. Several factors pour into this process.
| FIELD TECHNIQUES - The Power of Copper |
Copper has apparent antimicrobial properties in HVAC systems.
| FIELD TECHNIQUES - What To Ask - For Roofs That Last |
Helping building owners make educated roofing selections.
| FIELD TECHNIQUES - Why Didn't I Think Of That? |
Retrofit framing structures over new flat roofs.
| FIELD TECHNIQUES: 40 Billion Reasons |
Marrying Metal Roof Systems with Thin-Film Photovoltaic Cells
| FIELD TECHNIQUES: A Complex Phenomenon |
Dynamic wind-uplift performance of composite metal roof assemblies.
| FIELD TECHNIQUES: A Good Source |
MCA's Metal-Forming Equipment Council Makes Manufacturing Better
| FIELD TECHNIQUES: SLIDING SNOW |
Are your customers' buildings prepared?
| FIELD TECHNIQUES: The Solar Equation |
Available Solar Technology + ROI = Results
| FIELD TIP - 5 Steps for Ensuring a Weathertight Roof |
The metal roofing industry is making great strides in developing installation methods that provide for weathertight, durable, low maintenance systems that will endure for decades.
| FIELD TIP - New Coating For Cool Metal Roofs |
Solutions to these challenges have been worked on for years by government and by members of our industry.
| FIELD TIP - Providing Suitable Attic Ventilation |
Proper ventilation ensures a cooler attic in warm climates and a dryer attic in cold, wet climates.
| FIELD TIP - The Temperature of Color - The Rest Of The Story |
Reflectance plays a key role in determining an object’s heat build up under the sun in both the visible region of the solar spectrum and in the invisible infrared.
| FIELD TIP - Things Are HEATING UP with COOL Roofs |
A presentation from the NCCA (National Coil Coating Association) Conference in Chicago, October 2001
| Have you tried the 'new roofing market'? |
Some 18 months ago we were called upon for a quote on Roof Huggers for a retro-fit application designed and spec'd. by Law Engineering Co. of Tampa, Florida on an 80,000 square foot structure.
| Hiring a Qualified Erector |
A competent erector is key to the successful completion of any metal building or roof construction project. The thousands of buildings that perform satisfactorily attest to that fact.
| Hurricane Hunters |
RICOWI reports about prefab roof performance during Charley and Ivan
| Introducing Decra Shingle Plus in Five New Colors |
Corona, Calif. — Tasman Roofing Products, the manufacturer of DECRA® Roofing Systems introduces the DECRA Shingle Plus profile in five colors.
| Is Design-Build Good for Metal Contractors? |
The last two decades have seen a dramatic shift in how the construction industry
approaches project delivery. Design-bid-build was once the norm, now owners in
both public and private sectors are evaluating alternative project delivery
systems like design-build.
| It Takes A Village |
Metal Wall and Roof Panels Transform A Crisis Center Into a Community of Hope
| Kingspan Insulated Panels Return to METALCON 2009 With New Product And Exhibit |
Exhibit to Focus on Sustainability, Net-Zero Energy and Installation/Speed of Build, as well as Solutions from Morin
| MCA NEWS RELEASE - Re-Roofing the Rectory |
MCA volunteers tackle reroof and repair work at St. Maurice Church in New Orleans.
| MCA Recognizes Outstanding Building Projects 2012 |
The Metal Construction Association (MCA) recognized its 2012 Chairman's Award recipients today at METALCON International, the only annual conference and exhibition dedicated to metal construction products, technologies and solutions. The Chairman's Awards are an annual designation given to outstanding building projects involving MCA member companies.
| MCA to Sponsor Commercial & Residential Roof & Tool Demos @ METALCON |
MCA to Sponsor Commercial & Residential Roof & Tool Demonstrations at METALCON International
| MEDIA ALERT: METALCON International |
METALCON International, the annual Conference and Exhibition for the Construction Industry
| Metal Re-Roof Over Existing Metal Roofs "RETRO-FITTING" |
The past requirement for replacing an old, worn out roof by tearing off the old material and "starting over" is no longer a necessity in a vast majority of metal re-roof jobs.
| Metal Roofing from A (Aluminum) to Z (Zinc) - Part V |
Profiles and Profiling Equipment
| Metal Wrap |
A Remodeled Home is Encased in Metal
| Metalcon 2002 - A Conventioneer's Eye View |
Ah, Chicago. The city with big shoulders (or is that broad shoulders?). What could be better than Metalcon by day and Chicago by night…
| New Patent Issued for "Air Cooled" Residential Metal Roof Application |
John Cooper of California, devised an answer to the power starved State of California that reduces homeowners heating and cooling costs.
| Perforated aluminum from Kalzip adds dramatic element to award-winning green building |
The Ben White Branch of the University Federal Credit Union (UFCU) in Austin, TX uses curved panels from Kalzip to create a unique but highly functional element of this dynamic green building.
| Polyglass Announces New ADESO Bilingual Installation Guide |
Polyglass®, the recognized leader of ADESO Dual Compound self adhesive membranes, is proud to introduce their latest bilingual (English-Spanish) installation brochure, the ADESO Dual Compound Self Adhesive Membrane Installation Guide.
| Polyglass introduces revolutionary metal roofing underlayment. |
Hazelton, PA - Polyglass, a worldwide leader in modified bitumen
roofing products, is proud to introduce a new generation of metal
roofing underlayment and waterproofing, Polystick MU.
| PRESS RELEASE - DECRA Introduces New Commercial Roofing Brochure |
DECRA® Roofing Systems, Inc., a leading manufacturer of metal roofing products, introduces its new commercial roofing brochure.
| PRESS RELEASE - Hardcast Introduces FOIL-GRIP 1403-181BFX Duct-Sealing Rolled Sealant |
Hardcast, a division of Carlisle Coatings & Waterproofing, introduces the addition of FOIL-GRIP 1403-181BFX to its line of rolled elastomeric duct sealants.
| PRESS RELEASE - METALCON International 2007 |
METALCON International 2007 Event was Largest, Most Well-attended Ever
| PRESS RELEASE - UNITED COATINGS Offers Customer Loyalty Program for Approved Applicators |
UNITED COATINGS Offers Customer Loyalty Program for Approved Applicators
| PRESS RELEASE: An Apple-approved App from ATAS |
An Apple-approved App from ATAS
| PRESS RELEASE: ATAS Announce Two Additions To Its Team |
ATAS is excited to announce two additions to its team - Lori Morrow as a new Territory Manager, and Jeff Nichols as a Customer Service Representative.
| PRESS RELEASE: ATAS Celebrates its Customers and Announces Projects of the Year |
ATAS International, Inc. recently held an event to celebrate its successes and honor its customers—Customer Appreciation Day, which took place on May 3-4.
| PRESS RELEASE: ATAS Gets a Visit from Senator Casey |
Sen. Robert Casey Jr. visited ATAS International, Inc., on Oct. 27.
| PRESS RELEASE: ATAS Historic Project Wins Two AIA Awards |
ATAS International, Inc. was honored that one of its historic renovation projects received two awards from the American Institute of Architects Greater Columbia Section.
| PRESS RELEASE: ATAS is a CSI Corporate Partner |
ATAS International, Inc. is pleased to announce it has become a member of the Construction Specification Institute Corporate Partner Program.
| PRESS RELEASE: ATAS Joins as Member of The Climate Registry |
ATAS joins government and industry leaders as member of The Climate Registry. ATAS to measure and manage carbon emissions.
| PRESS RELEASE: ATAS Launches New Website |
ATAS International, Inc. excitedly has launched a new website at www.atas.com.
| PRESS RELEASE: ATAS President Dick Bus Lunches with President Obama |
ATAS President Dick Bus Lunches with President Obama
| PRESS RELEASE: ATAS Roof Featured on "This Old House" |
ATAS Roof Featured on "This Old House"
| PRESS RELEASE: ATAS Salespeople of the Year Named |
ATAS International, Inc. is pleased to announce Ernie Kortvely and Lynn Benninghoff are the recipients of its annual Malan S. Parker Award to recognize the top sales team.
| PRESS RELEASE: Celebrating 50 Years of Building Envelope Technology |
Celebrating 50 Years of Building Envelope Technology
| PRESS RELEASE: Colorado Coalition Plans Welcoming Events for METALCON Visitors |
Colorado Coalition Plans Welcoming Events for METALCON International Visitors
| PRESS RELEASE: Combilift - The Right Platform for the Metal Industry |
Combilift the global leader in multi-directional forklift trucks exhibits its C10000XL model and the new COMBI-CB at Metalcon 2009.
| PRESS RELEASE: Curved Screen Enhances The View |
The artistic shade screen on the new Science and Humanities Building at the Sierra Canyon School in Chatsworth, CA, offers a pleasing break from the ordinary for students looking through it and for passers-by looking at it.
| PRESS RELEASE: Dawn Solar Systems is Bringing Its Products to the Solar Bay at METALCON |
| PRESS RELEASE: Distribution Agreement |
Distribution Agreement Teams Dawn Solar's Thermal Systems with Englert's Standing Seam and PV
| PRESS RELEASE: Extreme Makeover Project Features Roofing Generosity |
Skyline Construction Services, N.B. Handy and Fabral Join Forces to Donate a Metal Roof
| PRESS RELEASE: Green Courses Approved by GBCI |
Green Courses Approved by GBCI
| PRESS RELEASE: Innovative new Kalzip FC facade system |
Innovative new Kalzip FC façade system features bi-directional installation and single panel replacement
| PRESS RELEASE: InSpire from ATAS Plays Key Role in LEED Certification |
The Better Living Mill Shop in Troy, Va., recently was LEED Certified for new construction by the U.S. Green Building Council under its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System.
| PRESS RELEASE: International Event Partners on Job Training |
International Event Partners with State and Atlanta-area Initiatives on Job Training/Opportunities and Health Support
| PRESS RELEASE: Introducing Kalzip Inc. |
Effective February 2, 2009, the Kalzip business unit of Corus Building Systems will become Kalzip Inc. and no longer operate under the Corus Building Systems Inc. name.
| PRESS RELEASE: Kalzip adds warmth and style to bank renovation |
| PRESS RELEASE: Kalzip Forms Unique Curved Metal Roof |
Kalzip forms unique curved metal roof on new University of Quebec á Chicoutimi arena
| PRESS RELEASE: Kalzip helps turn massive parking structure into attractive building element |
2000 McKinney is a 21-story office complex in the Uptown District of Dallas, a busy, developing area of commercial, residential, and retail establishments.
| PRESS RELEASE: Kalzip Inc. Provides Enhanced North American Manufacturing |
Kalzip Inc, has had a presence in the North American market for several years. In May 2006 it opened its Michigan City facility to provide faster delivery of its unique custom products to the North American market while continuing to offer the same high quality design and engineering capability it is known for worldwide.
| PRESS RELEASE: Kalzip Meets ASI Limited's Design and Business Needs |
When ASI Limited President Ken Smith learned about Kalzip’s perforated aluminium facade, he realized it was something that would work well on the new headquarters building his company was planning.
| PRESS RELEASE: Kingzip Insulated Standing Seam Roof Panels |
Panel Incorporates Unique Thermally Broken Hidden Clip Design and Delivers High-Performance Features to Help Reduce Site Time and Increase Aesthetic Appeal
| PRESS RELEASE: MCA & Metal Roofing Alliance to Exhibit @ International Roofing Expo |
Metal Construction Association and Metal Roofing Alliance to Exhibit in Booths 2341 and 2343 at the International Roofing Expo, February 26-28 in Las Vegas
| PRESS RELEASE: MCA Elects 2012 Board of Directors |
Metal Construction Association Elects 2012 Board of Directors and Officers at Annual Meeting
| PRESS RELEASE: MCA Elects Officers & Board of Directors @ 2014 Annual Meeting |
MCA Elects Officers & Board of Directors @ 2014 Annual Meeting
| PRESS RELEASE: MCA Introduces Two New Environmental Product Declarations |
Metal Construction Association Introduces Two New Environmental Product Declarations
| PRESS RELEASE: MCA Launches Interactive Heritage Webpage |
MCA Launches Interactive Heritage Webpage
| PRESS RELEASE: MCA Leads Study |
MCA Leads Study with the U.S. Dept. of Defense on Integrated Energy Efficient Roof Technology
| PRESS RELEASE: MCA Offers New Environmental Product Declaration |
MCA Offers New Environmental Product Declaration for Insulated Metal Panels
| PRESS RELEASE: MCA Offers New, Practical Technical Resources on its State-of-the-Art Website |
Metal Construction Association Offers New, Practical Technical Resources on its State-of-the-Art Website
| PRESS RELEASE: MCA Recognizes Outstanding Building Projects |
MCA Recognizes Outstanding Building Projects with its 2011 Chairman's Awards at METALCON
| PRESS RELEASE: MCA Recognizes Outstanding Building Projects with its 2010 Presidents Awards |
The Metal Construction Association (MCA) recognized its 2010 President's Award winners at its Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA in late January.
| PRESS RELEASE: MCA to Sponsor Regional Retrofit Seminar |
MCA to Sponsor Regional Retrofit Seminar -- December 1st in Milwaukee
| PRESS RELEASE: MCA Welcomes ABC Supply, Alpolic & Metanna as Member Companies |
The Metal Construction Association welcomes three additional companies to its membership.
| PRESS RELEASE: MCA Welcomes Rick Perry as Technical & Research Manager |
Metal Construction Association Welcomes Rick Perry as Technical and Research Manager
| PRESS RELEASE: Metal Panels Focal Point of Design |
Metal Panels are a Focal Point of Design for William R. Anton Elementary School, Los Angeles
| PRESS RELEASE: METALCON 2009 Post-Show Release |
Qualified Buyers, Optimistic Exhibitors, and New Features Create a Successful 2009 METALCON International
| PRESS RELEASE: METALCON Education Program Highlights Busy Areas for Metal |
METALCON Education Program Highlights Busy Areas for Metal
| PRESS RELEASE: METALCON International Offers Green Programs, Exhibits |
METALCON International Offers Green Programs, Exhibits
| PRESS RELEASE: Multiple ATAS Projects Are MCA Award Winners |
Multiple ATAS Projects Are MCA Award Winners
| PRESS RELEASE: Projects of the Year Awarded by ATAS at Annual Customer Event |
Projects of the Year Awarded by ATAS at Annual Customer Event
| PRESS RELEASE: Quarterly Sales of TUBOS Hit a New Record |
Quarterly Sales of TUBOS Hit a New Record
| PRESS RELEASE: Red's Passing |
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of D.V. “Red” McConnohie, the inventor of the Roof Hugger and a leader in the Steel Building Industry.
| PRESS RELEASE: Roua Elliott Honored as Roofing Industry MVP |
Roua Elliott Honored as Roofing Industry MVP by the Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress
| PRESS RELEASE: Scott Kriner Appointed Technical Committee Chair |
Scott Kriner Appointed Technical Committee Chair for Cool Roof Rating Council
| PRESS RELEASE: Shake XD from DECRA Roofing Systems |
DECRA® Roofing Systems, Releases DECRA Shake XD™ with "Cut & Tuck™" Technology
| PRESS RELEASE: SnoBlox-Snojax Releases SnowBreaker |
SnoBlox-Snojax has introduced SnowBreaker, a polycarbonate snow guard that minimizes the dangers of rooftop sliding snow and ice by slicing the wintery mix into smaller pieces so it can safely come off a roof.
| PRESS RELEASE: SNOWGRIP - Snow retention coating for metal roofs. |
SNOWGRIP! Do you believe in love at first sight?
| PRESS RELEASE: Solar Systems and Metal Roofs Generate a Bright Future |
The market is ripe for using renewable energy sources such as solar.
| PRESS RELEASE: Szatkowski Changes Territories |
Szatkowski Changes Territories
| PRESS RELEASE: The 22nd METALCON Hits the Mark for Exhibitors |
The 22nd METALCON International Hits the Mark for Exhibitors
| PRESS RELEASE: TUBOS Is Added to the Duro-Last Product Line |
TUBOS Is Added to the Duro-Last Product Line
| PRESS RELEASE: Versa-Seam and Versa-Lok Horizontal Panels |
ATAS International, Inc., has introduced two new horizontal wall panels—Versa-Seam and Versa-Lok. Both panels are designed to offer architectural appeal in a horizontal configuration.
| PRESS RELEASE: West Coast Customer Service Rep Named |
West Coast Customer Service Rep Named
| PRESS RELEASE: A Powerful Winner |
A Powerful Winner: Nebraska Public Power District Norfolk Operations Center, Norfolk, NE
| PRESS RELEASE: Action-packed 2013 METALCON Generates Fantastic Results |
Action-packed 2013 METALCON Generates Fantastic Results
| PRESS RELEASE: ATAS Celebrates Customers and Projects at Customer Appreciation Day |
ATAS Celebrates its Customers and Their Projects at Customer Appreciation Day
| PRESS RELEASE: ATAS Management Sweeps MCA Awards |
ATAS International, Inc. is proud to announce ATAS President Dick Bus was granted the Larry A. Swaney Award and ATAS Vice President of Sales Jim Bush was bestowed the Patrick R. Bush Service Award.
| PRESS RELEASE: Custom-Bilt Metals Moves Vail Shingles into Distribution |
Expansion of Partnerships a Strong First Step to Nationwide Distribution of Award-Winning, Energy Star-rated Metal Shingle Line
| PRESS RELEASE: DECRA Roofing Offers GBCI Certified Continuing Education Class |
DECRA Roofing Offers GBCI Certified Continuing Education Class
| PRESS RELEASE: DECRA Roofing Systems Accomplishes Environmental Milestone |
DECRA Roofing Systems, Accomplishes Environmental Milestone with ISO 14001:2004 Certification
| PRESS RELEASE: DECRA Roofing Systems Selected To Participate in Future House USA Project in Bejing |
DECRA Roofing Systems selected to participate in Future House USA Project in Bejing
| PRESS RELEASE: DECRA® Roofing Sponsors Historical Restoration Project |
DECRA® Roofing Sponsors Historical Restoration Project, Red Antiquities Building
| PRESS RELEASE: Innovative Kalzip System Highlights Cal Poly Recreation Center |
Innovative Kalzip System Highlights Cal Poly Recreation Center
| PRESS RELEASE: Kalzip Highlights Steven Spielberg Building |
Kalzip highlights Steven Spielberg Building on Cedars Sinai Health System's Los Angeles campus
| PRESS RELEASE: Kalzip offers architects more options for designing with metal |
Through sessions offered by Kalzip Inc., design professionals throughout North American have been learning more about the capabilities of metal and ways in which it can help fill design needs and boost business opportunities.
| PRESS RELEASE: Kalzip Systems Can Help Contribute Points to Green Standards |
Architects, building owners and specifiers looking for ways to create more eco-friendly structures are turning to Kalzip roof and cladding systems.
| PRESS RELEASE: MCA & DOE Announce Final Phase of Building Envelope Research |
Third and Final Phase of Building Envelope Research Gets Underway at U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory
| PRESS RELEASE: MCA Elects 2013 Officers & Board of Directors at Annual Meeting |
MCA Elects 2013 Officers & Board of Directors at Annual Meeting
| PRESS RELEASE: MCA Honors ATAS International's Dick Bus & Jim Bush |
Metal Construction Association Honors ATAS International's Dick Bus and Jim Bush with Prestigious Service Awards
| PRESS RELEASE: MCA to Exhibit at AIA Expo in Denver |
Metal Construction Association to Exhibit at Booth 1303 at AIA Expo, June 20-22 in Denver
| PRESS RELEASE: MCA to Exhibit at the International Roofing Expo |
MCA to Exhibit at the International Roofing Expo Booth 202
| PRESS RELEASE: MCA to Sponsor Metal Roof & Wall Demonstrations at METALCON International |
The Metal Construction Association (MCA) will present metal roof and wall demonstrations at Booth #328 at METALCON.
| PRESS RELEASE: MCA to Sponsor Metal Roof, Wall & Tool Demos |
Metal Construction Association to Sponsor Metal Roof, Wall & Tool Demos at METALCON International
| PRESS RELEASE: MCA to Sponsor Roof & Tool Demonstrations at METALCON |
MCA to Sponsor Commercial and Residential Roof & Tool Demonstrations at METALCON
| PRESS RELEASE: MCA Welcomes Andy Williams as Director of Codes and Standards |
MCA Welcomes Andy Williams as Director of Codes and Standards
| PRESS RELEASE: Metal Enhances Learning Environment |
Metal Enhances Learning Environment: Penn Yan Academy, Penn Yan, NY
| PRESS RELEASE: Metal Roof Assemblies Reduce Attic Cooling and Heating Loads |
First Phase of Dynamic Building Envelope Research Shows Metal Roof Assemblies Significantly Reduce Attic Cooling and Heating Loads
| PRESS RELEASE: METALCON 2013 Introduces Metal in Action |
METALCON 2013 Introduces Metal in Action
| PRESS RELEASE: METALCON Introduces New Conference Format |
METALCON International Introduces New Conference Format of Education, Empowerment, Excellence
| PRESS RELEASE: METALCON's Giving Back Program |
METALCON International's Giving Back Program to Mark 20 Years of Supporting Local Initiatives
| PRESS RELEASE: More Qualified Buyers Attended the 21st Annual METALCON |
More Qualified Buyers Attended the 21st Annual METALCON International – the Whole Building Show
| PRESS RELEASE: New Color Chart Available from ATAS |
New Color Chart Available from ATAS
| PRESS RELEASE: Polyglass USA Introduces New Underlayment |
Polyglass USA Introduces New Underlayment Ideal for Metal Roof Systems
| PRESS RELEASE: Projects of the Year Revealed at Customer Appreciation Day |
ATAS International, Inc., a leading manufacturer of metal roofing, wall and ceiling panels for commercial and residential applications, recently held its annual Customer Appreciation Day.
| PRESS RELEASE: SMARTS Program |
SMARTS continuing education underway with Roofing 101
| PRESS RELEASE: Terra-Petra & BWE Announce National Expansion Plans |
Terra-Petra Environmental Engineering and Building Waterproofing Experts Announce National Expansion Plans
| PRESS RELEASE: The 20th Annual METALCON Sets Standard for the Future |
In an economic environment of doubt about the future, the 2010 METALCON International was a beacon of opportunity for all involved.
| PRESS RELEASE: The Metal Initiative to Exhibit at Booth 1315 |
The Metal Initiative to Exhibit at Booth 1315 at the AIA Design Expo, May 17-19, 2012 in Washington, D.C.
| PRESS RELEASE: TUBOS: The Faster, Less-Expensive Method |
TUBOS: The faster, less-expensive method for extending plumbing vent pipes
| PRESS RELEASE: Updated Catalog Lists Continuing Education Courses from MCA |
Updated Catalog Lists Continuing Education Courses from MCA and its Member Companies
| PRESS RELEASE: With Zinc, School Has Shining Port of Entry |
With Zinc, School Has Shining Port of Entry: Gateway Center, Westchester Community College, Valhalla, NY
| Protecting Concrete from Water Intrusion |
Water Intrusion Technologies has an advanced solution for removing and keeping water out of subterranean concrete walls and slabs, which is Electro-Osmotic Pulse (EOP) technology.
| RESIDENTIAL: A Modern Treehouse |
Modernist Home in the Woods Reflects Nature
| Retro - Fitting Over Existing Roofs |
Converting Conventional Flat Roof to Metal Sloped Roofs and Metal Over Existing Ribbed Metal Sloped Roofs
| Stainless Steel Building for Fairfield, CT |
New Compost Building by BEHLEN Industries LP is made from stainless steel.
| Statewide Roofer "FINDS" over a Million! |
In these times of dwindling new construction in a nervous economy, a
company needs to find new sources and new ways of keeping it's bottom
line profit intact.
| Sunlife Systems International, Inc. celebrates their 30-year anniversary |
Sunlife Systems International, Inc. celebrates their 30-year anniversary as a pioneer in roof restorations for industrial & commercial markets.
| Surfs Up: The Historic Renovation of Surf Mall |
Surfs Up: The Historic Renovation of Surf Mall
| The KleenKutter by CTTI |
Core Tech Tools, Inc. (CTTI) would like to introduce the "KleenKutter" (pat. pending), our new tool.
| To Answer Your Questions |
Sept. 5, 2000 to John Wyatt, BNP.
| Wilks Robinson Case Study. |
Historic Roof Draws Attention from Land and Air. Ms. Montique McMillan would be proud of her 1896 farmhouse. Much of the attention is due to the brilliant teal Metalogic roof.
| Ask the Expert Questions containing 'ROOFING' |
| Q: We are thinking of reroofing and going with a Gerard steel roof. What are your thoughts on installing such a roof over a 20 year old Cedar shake roof without ripping the old roof off as this is what is being suggested by the contractor? Would it be preferable to take off the old roof and install plywood first? |
I would suggest you ask to see the installation guidlines for this particular panel from Gerard. In most residential (I'm assuming this is a home we are talking about) applications a "non-structural" or architectural panel is used. This means that the panel cannot be installed over open framing and it must have a deck of some kind under it to support it. The installation technique this contractor is suggesting would probably have steel channels or 2x4's(these framing pieces are called purlins or sleepers) run across the top of the shakes and then the panels would be run over the tops of these purlins. This would be considered open framing since the panel must span from purlin to purlin with no support between and not suitable ...
| Q: Yes, I emailed JohnsManville a long time ago and received no response yet. Will try YOUR resource provided now, however. I've gotten a lot of 'heat' from The Mom about achieving 'dry-in', ASAP. I've torn the roof off of a first-floor existing structure where this two-story addition passes over it, so her concerns are justified, since we're into thurderstorms daily now, with accompanying 35 mph gusts. We live on a peninsula near the bay, but I'm building to the new code like I was living on the beach as far as my roof is concerned. Speaking of which........we're laying 3/4" tongue-in-grrove 3/4" thick plywood as our first layer on the conventionally-framed 2 x 8 rafters, slope about 5 3/4 - in - 12. Ridge beam is laminated - in - pla... |
A: ZANE BRITT: W O W ! Sounds like you are building a soundproof--temperature proof--pentagon--type first class job for "the Mom". It also sounds as though you are about at a dead load limit and a 24 Ga. ribbed meatal roof is ideal for your situation. There are a couple of RESIDENTIAL METAL ROOF contractors who advertise their specialty. I do not personally know them nor their work but you should call them for price, expertise and references SOON! There is a top notch home in Avila that is a great example of metal roof--well done and I'm sure they or their architect could put you in contact with their applicator. If interested, we are here in Tampa---909-4424 and I could show you the home or perhaps you can call Avila Realty who may be abl...
| Q: Hello,
Turn of the century Standing seam.
I have just recently purchased a 120 year old historical plantation home in bad need of restoration. I need to put a new tin
(galvanized) roof on the main structure, the servants quarters, the kitchen house and the garage. I have been doing all the work my self and it is time to replace sections of the roof. I am looking for a place to purchase raised seam panels of the old style that require manual bending with a series of hand tools. I am also looking for training on how to install this type of roof. I have mastered all the skills needed to renovate old houses but I have never had to install rolled seam roofing. Does anyone know where to buy installation guides, journeymen's hand books, ... |
A: PAUL: OUCH ! tHERE IS NOT MUCH EXPERTISE AROUND ANY MORE FOR A REAL "TERN" ROOF--HAND CRIMPED. CAN'T FIGURE OUT WHY U WOULD WANT TO DO THAT TEDIOUS WORK WHEN U CAN BUY VERTICAL INTERLOCK PANELS THAT GIVE THE SAME LOOK ! Take a look at webites : Metal Roofing Alliances at metalroofing.com : www.englertinc.com:
www.centria.com and www.UNACLAD.com. Good luck fromRed Mc-1, ROOF HUGGER, INC.
| Q: What is the general impression of doing an overlay with foam on a rough metal roof. I don't want to spend the money on a large roof by re-roofing. |
A: RICK, AT U-HAUL--PHOENIX : Good morning: I admit to being a "bit" prejudiced by my niche business of furnishing a miniature "Z" sub-purlin designed for re-roofing OVER the existing metal roof--no "tear-off", no opening building with ensuing liabilities and the lowest cost way to re-roof and forget about it for the next 30 years.
a top job of foam is not "cheap" in the longer run.
"things" happen to it. Nation wide we get many calls to furnish ROOF HUGGERS TO GO OVER A FOAM COATED ROOF, some not so long in place. Considering the value of your existing investment and it's future value, a permanent re-roof will more than pay. Our customers report complete re-roofs with HUGGERS and new roof of Galvalume SCREW DOWN" "R" TYPE PANELS, AT 2.70 TO...
| Q: Is there an UL rating being developed for spray on fire proofing under pre-engineered metal roof decks? AS of now I am not aware of any UL assembly which would allow spray on fireproofing under pre-engineered metal deck.
Please let me know |
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FIREMAN'S MUTUAL INSURANCE CO. tHEY DO THE TESTING AND APPROVALS FIRE RATINGS.
AN ALTERNATIVE ? MBMA (metal building manfacturers assoc.) firstname.lastname@example.org and ask them .
Good luck, from: D.V. Red Mc-1, ROOF HUGGER, INC.
| Q: I am currently (along w/family & friends) in the process of building a concrete house with a steel roof. Our roof trusses are in place and the C-Purlin is installed. We have contacted several mfg's for the metal roofing material but have a few questions. How far should the sheet metal extend past the bottom C-Purlin? - Should it fit flush or should it extend a couple of inches past? |
A: HOWDY, TODD : GUTTERS OR NO ? ROOF PITCH ? 2" IN 12" OR LESS OR MORE ? IF NO GUTTERS, IN GENERAL, OVERHANG SHOUD BE 3 TO 4 INCHES.
CONGRATS FOR DECISION TO GO METAL. WHEN YOUR FRIENDS AND/OR NEIGHBORS ARE PAYING FOR THEIR 2ND AND /OR 3RD. RE-ROOF, YOURS WILL STILL BE JUST FINE.
| Q: My father has bought a new house a couple of months ago and he put a metal building on it. We filled the inside and outside troths with cement, silconed inside and out, we put tar on the cement that is in the troths, we made a ramp at the front and the back of the building for the water to run off. It rained pretty heavy a few days ago, and after all we did there is still puddles of water in the building. Is there anything else we could do, or is there some sort of waterproofing material we could use that will stick to tar? |
I'm have no idea what you just said! Are you saying your father put a metal building on his house or on the property his new house sits on? Further are you saying you have poured concrete on both sides of the metal wall panels? Why in the world would you do that?
If you can send us some more details or better yet some photos of what you are doing, we might be able to give a more complete answer.
If this helps.......... in general (assuming there is no roof leak) when you are getting water on the floor of the building it is because the surrounding ground is stacked above the finish floor elevation, or in times of heavy rain, the water level is flooding above the finish floor elevation.
If you have a typical monolithic slab ...
| Q: This is a simple question to which I can find very little agreement in an answer. What is the most simple way to easily cut 29ga. metal ribbed siding/roofing? I know that an abrasive wheel grinder works, but this process uses up abrasive wheels (quickly) and leaves dangerous edges. Kett shears heve been suggested but not everyone agrees. Do you think the newer "twin cutter" (carbide counter rotating blades) offered by Sears may work....I need to cut lengths, widths and angles for gable ends. Suggestions would be helpful..Lou Revelle |
I would contact Swenson Steel Products Co., Inc. 209-537-8988 or visit their website www.swensonshear.com.
Sheering will always give you a cleaner, straighter, more consistant edge than any cutting tool out there.
Thanks for your question,
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| Q: Looking for advice on how best to put composition shingle roof on metal building. Also concerned about sound transmission thru exterior walls for use as a church. Would like to view standard construction details for adding brick exteriors, church windows and doors, fire seperation walls and fireproofing in general. |
I did a new church building some years ago with pre-engineered framing, plywood decking and shingle covering. I worked out very nicely.
The metal building mfg. however will have to work out your specific design loadings.
The bay spacing may have to be reduced due to purlin deflection due to plywood & shingle weight plus any wind/snow loadings that apply. Additionally the purlin spacing will also have to be reduced. 24"-30" is typical which works out perfectly for plywood sheeting. Remember 3:12 minimum roof pitch. If you are addiing a steeple don't forget to tell the metal building mfg. because those loads can be significant depending on its base size and height. Also don't forget to tell them you do not want "X" bracing i...
| Q: We are re-roofing an existing standing seam metal roof in our local area. The existing metal roof is insulated. Will be using the "Roof Hugger" - Z spacer for support of the new standing seam metal roof. Between the spacer and new metal roof will place "Ayr-Foil" bubble foil faced insulation, (foil face up). A concern has a been noted about possible condensation and some thought has been given to use a "Cor-A-Vent, Purlin Vent" to ventilate above the "Ayr-Foil". What do you think. Thanks. |
I wish I had a quick answer for you but I don’t have any personal experience with bubble foil so I’m not sure how to handle it.
My gut feel is that you may be better to place the foil on top of the old roof. Install the Huggers on top of the foil, ventilate the cavity and install the new panels directly to the Huggers.
The Huggers may need additional vent holes in the vertical web since the bubble wrap would tend to fill the space around the rib cutouts but this would be no problem.
I would check with your insulation contractor and get their opinion.
| Q: Can you tell me the diffrence in cost between metal roofing on a pre-engineered bldg and Resolite roofing. Also is the life expectancy of the Resolite greater and is how much. This will be a roof replacement on an existing building with no insullation. |
I haven't used Resolite in about 10 years so my pricing is quite dated. I recall it, back then, being about double the cost. There were also some panel length limitations, and I recall a special fastener being used for attachment.
I would review your project specifics: Panel span (distance from eave to ridge), the number of endlaps that would be needed. The type of structural steel being attached to (joist, structural steel, metal building purlins)and ask about the coefficient of expansion to make sure there are no movement issues. Check your roof slope verses their recommended minimums. The material is beautiful and comes in several different finishes, textures and colors. I used it in a very hostile chemical enviornment a...
| Q: What is the best tool or shear to cut R panel roofing material with? We have tried a saw blade turned backwards (too much noise and metal particles), a nibbler(didn't cut very well) and hand shears (too slow). We are looking for an electric tool to cut with (cordless or corded). thanks for your help. |
None of the power tools are particularly fast to operate, they are hard to control and thus is is difficult to hold a decent line.
I personally think the Swenson Shear make the cleanest cut and although you must cut the panels one at a time it does go pretty fast. Vist them at http://www.swensonshear.com/ and see what you think.
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| Q: Are there any long lasting benefits to using a roofing product made with galvalume plus over ordinary galvalume
Thanks for you advice |
I'm not sure of all the benefits. Those companies that sell the panels can probably tell you all the details. A couple things I am aware of is 1) You can handle the panels without fear of leaving unsightly marks from you hands. 2) The top clear coating act to protect the galvalume for a period of time thus delaying the process of the material sacraficing itself to the adverse elements.
So even if the coating only lasted 5 years it could make a 30 year panel last 35 years.
Check with the major panel retailers they should have a more complete answer for you.
Roof Hugger, Inc.
| Q: Is there a cost comparisons study for Life Cycle cost for Erie Pa. for asphalt shingles 50 year versus Metal roof 50 Year Warranty.
If that is not available what would be any anaylsis of asphalt shingles versus metal roofing |
If you believe for one minute that a shingle roof will be around in 50 years I have a bridge for sale I have just got to show you!
I not sure a metal roof will be around that long but we both know if anything will, the metal has the best chance. Metal is simply better able to take the UV rays then any asphalt / fiberglass composite will ever be able to withstand. Realistically I would expect a shingle roof to last 12 - 18yrs depending what part of the country you are in. The farther south you are the less time you have. A properly installed metal roof will be around easily for 20 years and I truly believe 35 years in not unrealistic, again depending on the slope, complexity and atmospheric environment surrounding the roof.
| Q: I am considering purchasing a used equestrian metal building, 120' x 250' in Lucas, Texas and relocating it to Abilene, Texas.
I have been told that only the frame can be used because the existing screw holes in the siding and roof will never align with the holes in the frame.. therefore I will have to purchase new siding and roofing. Is this true?
If I cannot locate the original plans is there a way to get new plans for the permit?
How much should I budget for the demolition, shipping, and erection in Abilene?
How do I locate someone who is capable of disassembling the building and moving it…?
Thanks for your assistance!
Move slowly on this adventure. I have seen where it costs more to move and re-erect an existing building than it does to build a new one.
Remember you must remove all the sheeting, not so bad on the walls, but the roof is a real problem due to the mastic in the side and end laps of the sheeting.
Often the walls can be reused if they are not too faded or banged up but never the roof. You must then disassemble and tag the building structure and sub-structure. Often in equestrian usage there is considerable corrosion in the lower areas of the columns, girts and sheeting unless the building was carefully maintained.
To relocate this building you will need to load it on 2 or 3 flatbeds, and haul it about 200 miles. You will ...
| Q: I have a metal building with R-panel roofing material. I had a metal ridge placed on the roof with a bird-guard installed below, to allow for air circulation. The roof panels do not meet at the ridge, leaving ~ a 12 inch gap between them. The ridge cap is ~30 inches wide.
My problem is that we have water running into the building at the ridge during rain events. What can I do to prevent/correct this? |
The Roof Panels never do meet at the ridge and with an "R" panel a more typical ridge detail uses a fitted, preformed ridge cap with the same configuration as the "R" panel. 10' long 9"-12" throat ridge vents are then typically installed on top of 10' areas where the ridge caps are omitted. They are sealed to the roof with foam closure strips.
Your ridge detail probably uses a flat metal ridge cap with a fiber type closure and in certain wind / rain coditions water will come through.
You may want to look at a company called Marco Industries, Inc. www.marcogroup.com that manufactures a combination foam/fiber low profile vent material. This product may help your situtation. There may still however be certain conditions tha...
| Q: WHAT IS THE CORRECT WAY TO SCREW DOWN METAL ROOFING; IN THE VALLEYS OR IN THE RIDGES? I HAVE HEARD ALL DIFFERENT ANSWERS, FROM IT IS ALWAYS ON THE RIDGES BECAUSE THE WATER FLOWS IN THE VALLEYS AND YOU WANT THE SCREW HOLES TO BE ON THE RIDGES... BUT I HAVE ALSO HEARD THAT IT IS SUPPOSED TO BE IN THE VALLEYS.
CONFUSED IN KENTUCKY...
Wish there was an easy answer but it depends on the panel. All panel manufactures have standard attachment details for their individual products. Review them and install them per those drawings because your warranty could be effected.
That said on the typical 12" o.c. "R" panel rib the attachment is always in the flat part of the panel except at the panels side laps. In eave, rake, corners, hips and valleys the panels are typically installed with 2 fasteners in each flat. One per flat in the roof field.
An "S" wave type corrugated panel will typically attach to the deck or structure through the top of the rib because there is no flat area to attach to and the therefor if the fastener seal is in the bottom of the curve it ...
| Q: Is my metal roofing contractor legally required to put flashing on the pipes on my roof. I had a metal roof put on and got a leak. I realized the pipes on the roof have no flashing on them, only caulk, and what looks like plumbers putty. The contractor is giving me a hard time about putting on the flashing. |
Your contractor is absolutly responsible. To make it worse what is required is called a "Deck-Tight" or a "Pipe-Master" they are less than $20.00 normally.
DO NOT USE LEAD BOOT FLASHING CAPS THEY ARE NOT FOR METAL ROOFS, THEY ARE FOR SHINGLE ROOFS.
(paste the above address into your browser).
You know it is hard to believe a contractor would risk losing a good customer and more importantly and good referal for twenty bucks.
Roof Hugger, Inc.
| Q: Which is better for the installation of Metal tile roofing, particularly, metal shakes, C-purlins or square tubing? In case of using C-purlins (2x3 in.), what is the minimum or ideal thickness needed to ensure the roof does not get torn off during thunderstorms? Winds here can reach in excess of 170kph. Thanks for your response! |
The question you ask is more complex than it would appear.
There is a relationship between the type of structural member you select, the thickness of that member (gauge), the spacing of those parts (IE: 4' o.c., 2' o.c., etc) and the capacity of the panel itself on the members at various spacings. The attachment of these purlins or tubes to the underlying trusses or frames can also affect the performance.
A local engineer would be the best person to guide you in these matters (a small investment compared to the cost of the new roof)or perhaps the metal tile folks may have some guidelines and recommendations for the installation of their product.
| Q: We are working with a skid equipment box that has a flat steel roof. Water infiltration is noticed at the roofing seems. We have tried using a roof patch to seal the seems which only reduced the problem. The roof does not have any pitch and tends pool water up to 1 inch deep. Our thoughts are to use some sort of an overlayment. Another thought is to use the polyurethane foam to build a pitch for the roof. Any recommendations would be appreciated. |
Below is an interesting video on fixing trailer roofs. I don't have any personal experiece with this type of roof since we do mostly structual steel roofing. Most trailers are very light membrane roofs over some type of deck or a very light gauge aluminum panels. If you can find the original trailer Mfg. it might be worth getting their suggestions.
Perhaps this video will help, Copy the address and paste it into you browser.
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| Q: Good day,
My companies’ building is of multiple structures, pieced together over the last 80 years. The last roofing rework has been over 20 years ago and is in need of repair/replacement. I was interested in having a steel roof structure built over top of the 4300 sq ft. building. That way in the future the existing structure could be removed and steel structure be completed under existing steel roof structure.
My question is …is this possible or are there unforeseen complications?
A: Yes Steve it is done all the time and any qualified steel building company can handle this change and explain the details of how this is done. That's the good news as they say.
More importantly however, you do need to check with your local building department (or contractor) first regarding local codes.
This change although not creating any new square footage may trip a number of new regulation enforcements that you are currently "grandfathered" from having to comply with.
You may be required to change your setbacks, add parking, add fire protection, modify electrical services, add retention ponds, meet handicap access requirements, and the list goes on. These modifications can be imposed on buildings not even modified. So ask a...
| Q: Hi,
I am trying to find what I call old style through fastened metal roofing panels. This is because they are on buildings on our familys farm which are 50 or more years old. Basically, one style looks almost identical to the current 5V CRIMP pattern but it has rounded ribs rather than the 5V's sharp ribs. I prefer the rounded ribs for many reasons but I type too slow to elaborate and also don't want to potentially bore you. Long story short, there must be enough other people like me for there to be a market for these. Therefore, I can't help but think there must be 1: some niche marketer(s) of these that I have been unable to find yet in the internet netherworld. 2: someone who could make these for me (my research has discovered... |
Metal Sales has a large varity of panels. Check this out and let us know if it is what you are looking for.
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| Q: I recently had a 50x100 building consructed. I never went to the roof to inspect after completion. I went up to clean my gutters and the roofing sheets are hanging so far into gutter that you cannot get your hand in the gutter to remove the leaves. I contacted my erector and he told me since my roof has a low pitch that the metal has to extend way out from the framing. He says that I will have to remove the hangers to pull gutter out far enuogh to remove the debris. Is this correct ? |
The short answer is yes he may be correct but it does depend on the style of gutter used on the new building.
If you will paste the address below into your browser it will show you MBCI's standard "high faced" gutter detail.
This could easily create the cleaning problem you have described.
Other manufacturers use a gutter that does not come to the top of the roof panel as this one does. Those "underhung" gutters are more easily cleaned.
What may be appropriate for you at this point would be to install a leaf guard product to prevent leaves and other debris from entering the gutters.
If your building has an "underhung" type gutter then it is possible...
| Q: I am going over existing shingles with metal roofing. Which is better for underlayment AYR foil of 30# felt?
Thanks greg |
Always check with the specific panel MFG's for their recommendations first.
My experience would say that if you are going to use a "Reflective Foil" as a radiant barrier you must have an air gap. some of the new standing seam panels now hold the panels aprox 3/8"-1/2" above the existing roof deck. This creates an air cavity that can be vented and will assist in makeing the building/home more energy efficient.
If you are using a panel that does not standoff then the 30# felt with a "slip sheet" would probably be advisable. If you have not heard of a slip sheet, this is a layer of material that keeps the panels from bonding to the felt and restricting their ability to handle expansion and contraction.
Again check with the p...
| Q: We had galvanised corugated sheets for roofing. Some of them started rusting from edges and some of them had white rust on them. Can you suggest any repair procedures so that I can reuse those sheets. |
The white rust will end as soon as the panels are unstacked and normally will wash off with a nylon brush, soap and water.
The edge rust is another issue however. The edges are the raw cut sides and ends of the panels. In the open air the zinc will run down the panel and across the raw edges carried by rain water and minimize this occurance. Stacked however this may not occur.
If they are still stacked you should be able to wire brush or steel wool the edges and then apply a "liquid galvanizing" to the panel ends and edges. If they are already instaled the process is a bit more difficult to remove the existing rust and apply the liquid galvanizing. This may take masking, cleaning, re-masking, coating and a bunch of ted...
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| Metal Roofing & Siding |
We offer high quality 29 gauge, 26 gauge and 24 gauge (for standing seam panels)
#1 steel that has a 45 year Paint System Warranty. Please Call Us TODAY for your FREE Quote. Toll Free 888-508-9888 or fill out our online form at www.gregorymetals.com
| Metal Roofing & Wall Sheeting Subs Wanted |
Metal Roofing & Wall Sheeting Subcontractors Wanted
Due to a recent growth we have decided to expand are network of Subcontractors we are currently looking for Metal Roofing and Wall Sheeting Subcontractors to work along with our Steel Erection Crews on Pre-Engineered Steel Building Projects. All Subcontractors Interested in applying to Subcontractor network please email your contact information to Flaughsconstruction@hotmail.com
| Metal Roofing and siding |
Let us give you a quote on you metal roofing, siding, or specialty tirm. Commercial and Residential
| Metal Roofing Distributor/Contractor |
Metal Building & Roofing Distributor/Contractor
| Metal Roofing Installers |
Metal Roofing installers Stone Coated Metro,Decra, Tile Shake and shingle profiles. Snap lock Standing seam 12 and 16 in. widths
| Metal Roofing Specialist |
North American Roofing, LLC is a licensed roofing contractor specializing in all types of metal roofing including architectural and standing seam roofs. NAR has a full line of Nu-Roof, Roof Over and RetroFit Roofs for any need. NAR can also frame and existing roof to change the slope and appearence of your existing low sloped roof.
| Metal Roofing Supervisor/Installers |
We are presently looking for experienced metal roof installers and supervisors for projects in Houston, Las Vegas, Atlanta and Dallas. Supervisors must be bilingual.
| Need a Forman ? |
Commercial Buildings Iron Worker, Crane Operator, Back Hoe , Fork Lift, Heavy Equipment of all types . Can run a crew of 5 to 130 . Skills as of the following Trim , siding , down spouts , gutters Skylights, bar joyce,Decking. Buildings have done 34 prisons in Texas,Stalf Bomber Hanger for Whiteman AFB ,Diamond Carpet Mill AL GA , Budwiser Plant Nasville TNN, USA Steel Plant TNN. Rebuilt for St. Tomas for Harricane Repair 18 months , Mars Statuim in Maryland ,North Carloina Middle schools, Chevey Dealership, watertrement Plant .All types of metal roofing ,all types of standing seem roofs,hips and valleys ,insul.and complete metal roofing systems ,roof curb sections,flashing and detailing ,vent pipe detailing . Will travel Has the following truck ,3 men , tools
Dates Employed Job Title Company
1/1999 - 11/2004 Construction Worker HCC constction
Job site forman , crew leadder, installer,heavey machain opperator ,welder,
Languages Proficiency Level
Spanish Basic - Familiar
Current Career Level:
Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)
Years of relevant work experience:
More than 15 Years
Active Security Clearance:
Work Status: US - I am authorized to work in this country for any employer.
Desired Type: Employee
Desired Status: Full-time
Desired Salary: 27.50 USD Per Hour
Job Titles: Construction Worker, Super
Company Size: No Preference
Categories: Construction, Mining and Trades
Locations: US, US-Florida, US-Florida-Daytona, US-Florida-Ft. Lauderdale, US-Florida-Ft. Myers/Naples, US-Florida-Gainesville/Jacksonville/Ocala, US-Florida-Melbourne, US-Florida-Miami, US-Florida-Orlando, US-Florida-Pensacola/Panama City, US-Florida-St. Petersburg, US-Florida-Tampa, US-Georgia, US-Kentucky, US-Maryland, US-North Carolina, US-South Carolina, US-Virginia, US-Florida-Sarasota/Bradenton
Willing to relocate: Yes
Willing to travel: Up to 100%
Desired Work Shifts: First Shift (day), Second Shift (afternoon), Third Shift (night)
Weekend Preference: Yes
I can start Immediately
| Need Metal Roofing |
Looking to purchase discounted/used metal roofing for the home we are building.
| Our Motto is "Safety and Quality Come First" |
Family owned and operated. We are experienced erectors of prefabricated metal buildings, metal siding and metal roofing. We will travel to New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Let Pete’s All Service erect your building with Safety and Quality.
| PALISADE SYNTHETIC ROOF UNDERLAYMENT |
Still using felt paper?
With the rising price of felt, there is no better time to consider switching to PALISADE Synthetic Roofing (Roof) Underlayment.
STRONGHOLD Wet Surface Skid Resistant Technology
KOOL BLUE Reflective Technology (8x cooler than felt)
6 months UV exposure
7x Lighther than felt
50x Stronger than felt
| Pre-Engineered Buildings, Roofing and Siding |
We are a highly qualified pre-engineered building erector. We also install steel and metal siding and roofing, and composite panels. We have the florida roofing license and are able to provide alternative solutions for cost controls
| Pre-Engineered Steel Building 40 x 60 |
New steel building, manufactured by General Steel, open span, designed for 3 overhead doors, two utilities, 12ft eaves, two tone color. Never erected, stored indoors, with blue prints, ready for pick-up or delivery.
| Pre-Engineered Steel Erector |
Swaggart Brothers, Inc. – A progressive team oriented business located in Hermiston, Oregon is currently accepting applications for Pre-Engineered Steel Erector: 2 years minimum experience solely erecting Pre-Engineered Steel Buildings (Not structural steel). Blue print reading a plus. Applicant must be able to travel for months at a time. Full per diem and travel pay, depending on location. Must be familiar with most Steel Building manufacturers, SISCORP, USSI, Steel Nation Inc., American Building Company and be knowledgeable with all types of sheeting and roofing. Own your own small tools, spuds, end wrenches, bull pins, bags, hammer, measuring tape. Good safety record, OSHA 10 certification preferred. Must be a team player to join our current successful team. Competitive wage, Health Insurance benefits, 401K. Only serious applicants that meet this criteria will be accepted.
Wage will be DOE and qualifications. Resumes may be sent to: HR@swaggartbrothers.com or apply online at: www.swaggartbrothers.com
| Quality Steel Erection Done the Right Way |
Family owned and union operated. If you want your building done the right way the FIRST time for an honest price, look no further! We have 12 years of ironwork experience specializing in building erection, light fabrication, metal roofing and siding, door installation, stairs and handrails. Working in Maryland, DC, Virginia, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Delaware, West Virginia, South Carolina and New Jersey. Call today for your free quote or fax your specifications to (240) 986-7011.
| Roofing & Gutters |
A Plus roofing and gutters can handle all your roofing needs with over 30yrs in the trade. please call for a free quote today ph w 619-527-2227 c 619-726-8108 BBB member lic #810245
| Roofing and Sheet Metal Fabricator |
Need a Roof? Free estimates, Fully Insured Specializing in Standing Seam Metal Roofing. Quality work and affordable prices.
| Roofing estimator |
Looking for an estimator for our expanding metal roofing business located in Carrollton, KY.
Please call and ask for Cy Zembrodt for all the details.
| Roofing Specialists |
NAR provides a full service metal roofing, metal buildings, storage facilities, new construction, re-roof, or repairs. Both commercial and residential.
We are located throughout the United States with headquarters in Winter Garden Florida. For information contact Jerry
| Seeking employment |
Looking for employment , over 17 years in the industry from leading hand/foreman up to supervisory and mangagement roles. Experienced in all aspects of steel erection/roofing/cladding etc. Send me an email and I will be more then happy to send back a current resume with excellent references. firstname.lastname@example.org
| Sheeting, Roof & Trim Crew Needed ASAP |
Need Crew to perform Sheeting, Roofing & Trim on PEMB projects throughout Central Florida. Must have Tools, Transportation, Safety Eqpt & Workmans Comp. Start ASAP Projects are 9,000 - 48,000 sq ft on schedule.
| Specialize in Commerical & Industrial |
A professional steel erector in and around Louisiana of pre-engineered metal buildings, metal roofing and wall panels. A Registered/Licensed General Contractor who is fully insured and seeking to schedule future projects. We can provide your company with economical cost and on schedule completion of our projects. Past buildings erected are 60ft tall and total 147,000 sq ft.
| Standing Seam Contractor |
Standing seam installer. Full service roofing and Sheet metal contractor.
| Standing seam roofing specialist |
We specialize in the installation of standing seam metal roofs. We have experience installing many different manufacture's products and have many references. Call us for all of your metal roofing or metal building needs.
| Steel Bldg's. Metal Roofing & Components |
Pre-engineered Steel Buildings, Metal Roofing (Residential & Commercial) and Components. Low competitive prices, Nationwide Sales, 30 years experience.
Commercial, Industrial, Agricultural, Mini Storage
Courtesy to Contractors
Call; 800-234-1955, 575-354-4100, 575-354-4003(fax) or
| Steel building suppler |
Steellite Metal buildings are made from lite gage steel we supply these buildings with windows,doors all metal siding metal roof trusses and roofing material and we also have insulation from 6" to 12" thick we can offer a clear spn truss of up to 120' with no center posts if you wouldlike to know more about us feel free to check out our web site at www.steellite.com and if you call our office at 1-866-369-0421 tell them you got this information from sean
| Supplier Metal Roofing Tiles, Sheets, Cladding and Decking |
Our company is one of the leading manufacturer of Metal roofing, cladding and deck profile manufacturing in Northern India. We have extensive experience in supplying our products for large sale industrial projects in India and Abroad.
We are also one of main supplier of Highway Guard Rails and Color Steel Tile Profiles in the region.
We are interested to explore possibility of collaborating and supplying products in US.
The PPGI and PPGL steel in easily and economically available in India, therefore we are able to supply these Metal Building product to you at very competitive prices.
If you find our offer interesting, you may get in touch with:
Apoorva Shrivastava (email@example.com)
| Used steel building |
60'x65' steel structure with steel roofing and siding for three sides. Two 3'0 door openings on one side. Excellent shape, galvanized tin, very little rust. Lots of pictures. Former fire station.
| We Sell Metal Roofing |
We sell all types of metal roofing & accessories.
On Site rollforming. Plants located in Piney Flats, TN
Hickory, NC, & Pensacola, FL.