Corrugated Metal vs. Standing Seam

Who is the inventor of the corrugated roofing style? Henry Robinson Palmer invented the corrugated roofing style (iron/steel). His civil engineering mentor was Scotsman Thomas Telford, considered the greatest British builder of bridges, roads, and canals in the 1800s.  Palmer created the design for the first-ever monorail and applied for a patent in 1821, and …

Metal Roof Repair – Fixing Leaks

No matter how costly they are, metal roofs are bound to leak. But it’s not uncommon.  Business owners and homeowners alike have been plagued by and overcame this problem by fixing it by themselves. Naturally, you can have the contractors who installed the roof fix the leak, but what do you do when encountering the …

Green Buildings and Solar Metal Roofing

The world is transitioning to clean energy, and many companies are on board. Green buildings with solar panels are gradually taking over the city, benefitting the environment and the economy. Going green means lessening our carbon footprint. Solar panels emit much less carbon dioxide than burning gas and fossil fuels. In the economic sense, solar …