As the name suggests, standing seam metal roofing has vertical legs and a vast, flat region between them, with all of the fasteners hidden from view. A elevated seam, or vertical leg, is another way of describing the panel’s flat surface. If the panel is mounted to the roof deck using a clip or directly affixed under the vertical leg using a fastening flange, the mechanically locking fasteners are hidden. Standing seam roofing is more typically found on architectural and commercial structures because of its reputation as a higher-quality roofing system. If you are from Eau Claire, WI, and need more information, then get in touch with Roofing Monkey at 715-716-6493.
SEAM METAL ROOFING BENEFITS:
NO EXPOSURE TO FASTENERS
The fact that no fasteners are visible on the standing seam metal panel makes it one of the most significant advantages of standing seam metal roofing since UV, moisture, wind, and other environmental factors can cause a fastener to wear out or fail over time. A further benefit of using a standing seam method is that the panels shielding your building are not pierced. Water leaks, as well as leaks of both heat and cold air, can be caused by holes in the panels, which the best roofing firms are well aware of. The heads of fasteners can be ugly, so a standing seam method is sometimes used to disguise them.
THERMAL MOVEMENT IS PERMITTED
There are a variety of issues that might arise if you restrict the expansion and contraction necessary for a metal panel to move properly thermally. As a result, the panels in standing seam roofing systems can expand and compress more freely. Metal can move freely with snap-lock systems if slider/expansion clips have been inserted or the metal can be snapped into place.
DURABILITY AND LIFE CYCLE
The lifespan of standing seam metal roofing panels is substantially longer than that of asphalt shingles or concrete tiles, especially when compared to other roofing materials. Keeping an eye out for fasteners that have withdrawn, become loose, or have been broken is even less often since the standing seam panels do not penetrate the surface. With a PVDF paint technique, standing seam metal roofs may last longer and look better than ever before.
If you are from Eau Claire, WI, and need more information, then get in touch with Roofing Monkey at 715-716-6493.