Evaluating, Selecting and Pricing Metal Roofing Products - May 2020

By Dave Landis, Petersen Aluminum
Sun, May 10, 2020

Product options and project specifics must be considered and many questions must be asked. To begin, review the construction details and ask questions such as:

  • What is the budget?
  • What is the roof slope?
  • Is the roof assembly steel deck with ISO and underlayment, plywood or open framing?
  • What thickness, gauge, spacing is being considered?
  • Does the building require additional "safe room" construction in specific areas?
  • In what type of environment is this job located?
  • Is it low- to mid-rise (less than 30-foot roof line elevation) or above 50-foot or 100-foot elevations? Read more

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