Thursday, November 11th, 2010
Aluminum Roofing Sheet Systems Enliven Their Surroundings
Aluminum Sheet Roofing in Madison and Milwaukee
An aluminum roofing sheet is extremely light with high-strength-to-weight ratio. This metal is becoming a popular choice for use in residential and industrial buildings. It is corrosion-resistant in almost any kind of environment. Even in highly-corrosive industrial environments, it is resistant to fumes and vapors of organic compounds and to chemicals like ammonia, carbon-dioxide and acids like hydrochloric acid, nitric acid and sulfuric acid. This corrosion-resistant property gives the metal a long life and keeps it looking good throughout its life.
Variety and Style While Saving on Energy Costs
The shine and brightness of aluminum metal roofing (shingles or panels) enlivens its surroundings and because it doesn’t stain, discolor or rot. It looks bright and shiny for a long, long time. Aluminum sheet metal can take a variety of finishes, colors and textures, which protect it and add further to its appearance. It is easy to maintain and can be washed easily.
Though the metal is a good conductor of heat, its high reflectivity of radiant heat and light (75 to 80% when new, 60% after several years) keeps the interiors under an aluminum roof 5°- 8°F cooler in summer, while its low emission rate cuts heat loss during winter.
Long-Term, Affordable Alternative to Traditional Roofs
Aluminum roofing has advanced over the past decade to include the do-it-yourself homeowner on the list of installers. Before this, only a qualified roofer could install aluminum roofing sheets because of the method of installation-sheets needed to be crimped or creased with high-cost tools. Nowadays, the same metal sheets are supplied to the public with everything in place for a quick and easy installation.
The long-term economic perspective is motivating people to look for better building material alternatives. And cost-effective aluminum metal roofing is an obvious great choice for discerning consumers for residential metal roofing. It is attractive, durable and long-lasting, which appeals to every homeowner.
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