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Tips for Maintaining a Metal Roofing System

Tips for Maintaining a Metal Roofing System

BEFORE YOU GET ON THE ROOFSafety is the top priority. Climbing ladders and walking on any roof can be dangerous. Always use some method of fall protection that is approved by OSHA. Failure to provide the required safety equipment can result in serious injury or death. In addition, be sure to:Use fall protection and all required safety equipment.Keep foot traffic to a minimum.Never walk on eave or rake flashings, gutters, hip, or ridge flashings.Never walk on any skylight or fiberglass type panel …
Mar 7th 2018 Katie Smith
Project Highlight: 2017 Solar Decathalon

Project Highlight: 2017 Solar Decathalon

Last year Bridger Steel partnered with the University of California, Davis to complete their design with our Vintage, 7/8" Corrugated Metal Siding. I was able to attend the event and see the home first hand as well as take a tour to hear about what the concept was behind the design.While walking up to the home the first thing that caught my eye was the dark, corrugated metal siding that was partnered with Natural Bamboo boards. I always thought dark or black siding on a home wou …
Mar 6th 2018 Katelyn Furtney
3 Ways to Use Corrugated Metal for Fencing

3 Ways to Use Corrugated Metal for Fencing

Long gone are the days spent replacing vinyl fencing that has cracked from the first hail storm of the year, or even worse, the hot summer days spent painting or staining the wood fence for the third time. We don’t know about you, but we like to spend the warmer months on the lake or next to a river, not repairing the old fence.In the past couple of months, we have started to see a trend in using corrugated metal panels as fencing. Using metal for fencing helps to eliminate the need for co …
Mar 6th 2018 Morgan Scott
Past, Present, and Future: Evolution of Corrugated Panels

Past, Present, and Future: Evolution of Corrugated Panels

Over time we have continued to see building design trends evolve. Corrugated metal panels however have been around since the 1820’s! Traditionally found on roofs the affordable and sustainable building material has continued to capture some large audiences and now more than ever are we seeing the varying applications and demand.The subtle linear corrugated pattern can be found in a multitude of finishes for a versatile look. Maybe you are going for a rustic exterior roofing applicatio …
Mar 6th 2018 Katelyn Furtney
Installing a Corrugated Accent Wall

Installing a Corrugated Accent Wall

There's a few things to remember when buying and installing a corrugated accent wall for an interior project.  While many steps are the same as exteriors walls, some aspects make an interior project easier for a DIY enthusiast.
Feb 16th 2018 Katelyn Furtney