Back in September we were contacted by Ted Powell regarding the possibility of using our Zambelli painted gutter system on his home in Oregon. He was replacing a painted gutter system that was just a few years old, but wasn't performing as he had hoped.
New to our product lineup - and relatively new to the US market - FunderMax manufactures an extensive line of compact sheet products called HPL (high pressure laminates or phenolic sheets) that are shipped worldwide and used in a variety of applications, including interior and exterior building facades, furniture and fittings.
Mounting products such as PV modules and solar water heaters on a shingle or composite roof is always a challenge. NGI has introduced a new line of specialty roof flashing/mounts designed specifically for the solar industry (but can be used for other applications) that makes mounting anything on a shingle/composite roof easy, fast and watertight.
Standing seam metal roof panel clips and fasteners tend to get overlooked when putting together a metal roof panel system. Fortunately, SFS Intec has designed a great series of standing seam metal roof panel clips and screws that fit most roof panel profiles and provide no-compromise quality.
This blog is from our parent company, Miller-Clapperton. We've included it here in it's entirety:
OUR TOP 10 #METALCON15 TAKEAWAYS
Its a bit of a standing joke around the office. Evidently I like snips a lot and I get pretty enthusiastic about them when someone asks. Truthfully, I like all tools. I've always found the ingenuity that goes into creating or updating a tool fascinating. But today I want to talk a bit about snips.
For more than twenty years JS Design has been manufacturing metal roof bending tools specifically designed for the task of bending the top (ridge) and bottom (eave) of roof panels, making the job easy, fast and economical. All JS Design tools are manufactured in the USA.
A commonly asked question by potential (and current) zinc countertop owners is: how do I clean and maintain a zinc countertop?
One of the biggest obstacles facing the metal roofer or building maintenance professional is safe access of a metal roof system during and after installation. RapidMaterials has the solution for you.
Snow retention is a phrase that gets tossed around in construction and remodeling from time to time. Its a pretty simple concept: a device of some sort is mounted on a roof top to "retain" snow and keep it from sliding off of the roof. This article explains why snow retention is so important and the cost of it.
So the S-5! ColorGard snow guard/snow retention system is pretty incredible and super strong, but there are so many options to choose from! How do you know what fits the metal roof panels on your project?
We now offer a great selection of the highest quality Leader Heads on the market in North America. With a selection of more than 36 styles in almost 300 variations, these hand-crafted copper and lead-coated (aluminum coming soon) leader heads are manufactured here in the United States using old-world techniques and quality.
While there are a lot of products out there designed to mount solar panels (both photovoltaic & water heating panels) on metal roof systems, trying to figure out which one is right for your project can be difficult at best. Calling and speaking to a sales rep for most online suppliers can be a waste of time as most simply don't anything about metal roofing systems (present company excluded. If you need to information about mounting anything on metal roofing systems, email or call us).
Understanding that many folks are looking for an easy way to find an purchase a solar mounting solution for simple one to four module systems, we combined our thorough knowledge of metal roofing systems and put together a collection of Solar Mounting Kits that are designed to fit a variety of applications.