METAL PANEL ROOFS STANDING SEAM - EXPOSED FASTENER - STAMPED METAL
Metal Panel Roofing
Roofing Force is the best metal roofing contractor in the midwest. Metal Panel Roofing is growing in popularity due to its aesthetic appeal, low maintenance and long lifespan. Roofing Force's professional roofing crews are experienced and accredited in the installation of a large range of metal roofing types including: Standing Seam, R Panel, Galvalume, Corrugated, AG Panel and other Vertical Metal Panel Roofs. Roofing Force also installs Future Roof stamped metal roofing. The Future Roof products are available in barrel tile, slate, shake, shingle and diamond profiles. Visit our Gallery to see examples of different roofing materials.
STANDING SEAM METAL ROOFING
Standing Seam is the most common and recognizable type of metal roof. With this type of roof, continuous vertical panels run from the ridge of the roof all the way down to the eaves. Between the panels are seams connected by concealed fasteners which are raised above the level of the metal roofing. The standing seam look is often associated with certain types of Contemporary, Country/Cabin, or Key West style buildings. The metal is generally available in an array of gray, blue, brown, green, red and other earthy colors. Metal roofs have an excellent lifespan, are very energy efficient, and have excellent wind, fire, ice dam, and earthquake resistance. Metal is very tough, but it's not impervious to all hazards. The sheet metal in this type of roofing can sometimes be penetrated by heavy falling limbs or dented by large hailstones. Most Standing Seam panels come in a 26 or 24 gauge thickness. However, a thicker (22 gauge) metal panel is sometimes used on higher quality roofs. Because Roofing Force has its own Standing Seam Fabrication Machine, and specially trained installers, you will save money by choosing Roofing Force to install your roof quickly and properly.
EXPOSED FASTENER METAL ROOFING
Exposed Fastener Metal Panels, sometimes known as Ag Panel, Agricultural Panel, Corrugated Metal Roofing, PBR Panels, R-Panels, 5V Crimp Panel, or Screw Down Panels, are a similar but less expensive roofing product than Standing Seam. Exposed Fastner Panels are quicker and easier to install; the thickness of the metal is thinner (i.e. 29-26 gauge); the fasteners that attach to the roof are exposed/visible; and the paint is usually a lower quality. Because the fasteners in Ag Panel roofs penetrate the metal, these types of panels are more susceptible to leaking and should not be used on low slope roofs. Also, these types of panels are more likely to be dented or penetrated by hail or falling branches, etc., than Standing Seam. Thus, these products have been traditionally used on barns, warehouses and industrial buildings. However, these products now being used in residential applications due to lower costs and advances in underlayments, materials and installation methods.
STAMPED METAL PANEL ROOFING
The Stamped Metal Roofing products that Roofing Force installs are available in a variety of slate, shake, tile, diamond and shingle profiles and colors. These products have the benefits of other metal roofing but have a very different look. These panels are painted with a special Alunar Coating System or are available in real copper. Roofing Force is the exclusive installer of Interlock (aluminum) and Future Roof (steel core and uncoated real copper) products in Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Arkansas. Because roofs in the midwest are susceptible to damage from large hailstones, Roofing Force generally installs steel core rather than aluminum stamped metal systems. All Future Roof roofing systems come standard with a Lifetime Limited Non-Prorated Transferable Warranty.