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There is a lot to love about the idea of building a barndominium, especially the flexibility to control building costs. Here is a quick run-down to help you budget.

Because each re-roofing project is unique, it’s critical to ask your roofing contractor the proper questions ahead of time so you can make the greatest selection for your home.

This line will automate and expand Metal Sales capability to roll form purlins and additional secondary framing members in our Denver and Mocksville branches.

A metal roof can last up to 50+ years with very little maintenance. In this article, you will see some advantages of having a metal roof.

With standing seam metal roof panels, you get clean line aesthetics and hidden fasteners, which make it an ideal choice.

The coast presents a variety of challenges, including high winds, salty air, and extreme weather conditions.

Oil canning is generally an aesthetic issue and is not a cause for rejection. By installing and handling correctly, oil canning can be greatly reduced.

When purchasing a metal roof, questions that you will have to decide is whether you should purchase a Weathertight Warranties and are they worth the cost.

Retro-Master® is a complete retrofit roof system that transforms any old or failing roof into a new, sophisticated, code-compliant, and energy-efficient sloped metal roof

Both panels can be very different in terms of aesthetics and cost. Learn the main differences between the two.

When it comes to metal roofing, there are three options for underlayment: felt, synthetic and High-temp underlayment. which one is the best?

Can you install solar panels on a metal roof? The short answer is yes, but this article will answer some important details that you will need to know.

The short answer is yes, you can, but there are several things you must consider before moving forward with your project.

The advantages of a metal building has many benefits including cost-efficiency, durability, design flexibility, quick assembly, and low maintenance.

A well-planned and executed groundwork is crucial for a successful foundation for your metal building. 

When purchasing a new roof, two of the more common roofing styles on the west coast are metal roof panels and clay tiles. Learn pros and cons of each.

Choosing a standing seam metal roof  is everything you want in a roof. Your next decision is to determine if you want a snap lock or mechanically seamed panel.

The cost of a metal roof is influenced by several factors including materials, style, coating, complexity and labor which all of important factors.

Metal is the building material of choice as it provides many benefits including low maintenance, ease to build, and durability

For the majority of rainwater collection, a roof acts as the primary catchment area. Can this type of rainwater harvesting be used from a metal roof?

When metal is subjected to a change in temperature, it responds by changing size, known as thermal expansion and contraction.

Investing in quality siding is a significant decision. In this article, we will discuss the pros and cons of the two more popular options available – steel and vinyl.

Many people choose metal because of their durability and ability to withstand extreme weather but some worry about how to protect their metal panels from rust.

Knowing how to cut metal panels is a necessary part of installing metal roofing and wall panels. You need to have the right tools and the correct methods. 

Metal roofs are becoming a more popular option in residential and commercial builds. You may not be aware of the “why” behind the growing trend.

Cost, durability, and fire safety are the top three concerns when building a new barn. Is wood or metal the best material for barn construction?

There are a variety of metal profiles to choose from and they are all available in several gauges, but how do you select the right gauge?

Green building methods are taking the construction world by storm, growing at unprecedented rates.

Did you know that up to 40% of all building-related problems are related to water intrusion and damage?

Choosing a panel based on your roof slope is a key factor. Some panels are recommended over others for low and steep sloped roofs.

Choosing a panel based on your roof slope is a key factor. Some panels are recommended over others for low and steep sloped roofs.

Low maintenance doesn’t mean “no maintenance”. You will still need to clean and maintain your metal roof.

Supply chain distribution was turned upside down, and that has been felt everywhere, including the construction industry.

The barn is the heart of the farm. It provides shelter, storage, and an opportunity to connect with your animals.

The metal roofing industry provides a recyclable, energy-efficient alternative to traditional roofing materials.

One of the best investments a homeowner can make when it comes to reducing winter-related concerns such as these is a new metal roof.

Metal Sales, the premier nationwide provider of metal roof and wall panels, received two separate awards during the recent Do it Best Fall Market.

A roofing option that was once reserved for agriculture and commercial buildings has become a modern-day solution to roof your home.

If you’re looking to add a little farmhouse or industrial flair to your home décor, metal panels are the perfect way.

You’ll find different variations of garden sheds but if you’re in the market to buy a new shed, metal buildings are cost-effective that get the job done.

Barndominiums have become a popular alternative to the traditional home. Barndominiums are energy efficient, durable, and have a unique design.

Metal building terminology can be confusing if not accustomed to the language. Let’s dive deeper into the basic components of a metal building.

The popularity of metal panels as a building material continues to grow. 

When looking  for a metal roof, you may hear the terms “Galvalume” and “galvanized steel”. Learn the differences between the two in this article.

The latest trend in hybrid living spaces has caught on across rural America. 

Some homeowners are dissuaded from metal roofs because of the misconceptions surrounding metal roof panels. Learn the common myths that are out there.