Standing Seam Metal Roofing Systems

For the best of the best when it comes to metal roofing options, standing seam panels from Metal Sales are a leading choice. These panels feature the same great eco-friendly roofing options with long-lasting durability as any other metal roofing product in our catalog, with the added benefit of enhanced aesthetics and clamp attachments. Standing seam panels take care of the curb appeal problem that traditional metal roofs come with, making them a great choice for residential use.

Standing Seam Metal Roofing

Standing seam metal roofing is a specific type of concealed fastener metal roof panel. This means that the panels interlock using a clamping system instead of relying on screws to hold everything together. As a result, standing seam metal roofing provides a polished, seamless look that is preferred for residential applications and many commercial builds.

The biggest difference that you’ll notice with standing seam panels is that there are fewer opportunities for failure over time. Without fasteners to hold the panels together or to attach the panels to the roof decking, there are no holes that can lead to leaks as hardware deteriorates over time.

Benefits of Standing Seam Metal Roofing

Standing seam metal roof panels are a top choice for premium durability and aesthetics. While the cost of materials and labor can add up, it’ll be difficult not to notice the long list of advantages that come with standing seam panels.

  • All-Weather Roofing System: Standing seam panels do a better job of safeguarding your structure against moisture damage by providing fewer opportunities for failure over prolonged exposure to the elements.
  • Fire-Resistant Building Material: Make your home a little bit safer by investing in non-combustible materials like our standing seam metal panels.
  • Designed for Thermal Expansion: Standing seam panels are attached to the roof deck with special clips to allow for expansion and contraction as the temperatures change.
  • Impact-Resistant Durability: Metal Sales panels are class 4—the highest level of impact resistance for roofing materials that is equivalent to the impact of a 2-inch ball dropped from a height of 20-feet or sufficient to withstand large, naturally occurring hail.
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What to Know About Standing Seam Installation

If you’re interested in our standing seam roofing products, they are appropriate for a wide variety of applications. These panels can be a great choice for residential buildings and are commonly used for roofing or siding. Standing seam panels can be retrofitted on existing homes by tearing off the existing roof or installed during new construction. Components of a standing seam metal roof:

  • Roof Decking: Wood boards that frame the roof.
  • Metal Panels: PVC paint-coated steel panels that provide protection from the element and aesthetic appeal for the home or structure.
  • Lock Strips: Tacking that securely attaches the metal panels to your roof.
  • Clips: Concealed fasteners used to attach panels.
  • Underlayment: Felt material layered over decking for extra protection from high heat, ice, and water.
  • Z Bar: Metal flashing that covers the gap space at the end of the metal panels.
  • Ridge Capping: Trim for the peak of sloped roofs.

The installation process begins by adding lock strips at the rakes and eaves. These strips are what your panels fasten to using the concealed fastener system. They are designed to be the same color and gauge as your panels for a seamless appearance.

Next, we will install the underlayment, which includes a high heat, ice, and water shield. Then each panel will be installed individually and fastened to the lock strip using the concealed fastener system. Once all the panels are in place, a piece of metal flashing called a Z bar can be installed to fill the gap between the metal panels and the top of the roof.

Why Buy from Metal Sales

Metal Sales is the largest manufacturer of metal roof and wall panels in the US. With more than 55 years of industry experience, there is no one else that even comes close to matching our quality and selection. Whether you are looking for environmental performance or the flexibility to choose whatever color inspires you, Metal Sales has the tools that you need to plan your next building project.

When it comes to quality building materials that can withstand decades of use, there’s nothing better than metal roof panels. Now, that same great durability is available with a seamless, attractive design using standing seam panels. Let Metal Sales show you how much of a difference metal panels can make towards sustainability and low or no-maintenance upkeep. Our American-made building products are second to none.

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