Crescent Eaves Detail

Crescent Eaves Detail

Every roof is a chance to express yourself.  A chance to show that you care what the future looks like… A lot of the architectural metal roof installations we work with are built to last well through at least one generation.  Hell, if done right, copper can...
ROOFINOX – The Stainless Steel Alternative

ROOFINOX – The Stainless Steel Alternative

Stainless steel is great.  It is corrosion resistant, incredibly durable, has no reaction issues being paired with other dissimilar metals.  The problem is, it is a bitch to work with.  Stainless is so durable that it is difficult to field form, or bend for on site...
RollFormer Corp- Since 1978

RollFormer Corp- Since 1978

What is Roll Forming? Roll forming is a process that utilizes sets of rolls in “stages” to achieve desired profiles in continuous strips of sheet metal. Roll forming can offer companies the following benefits: No expensive shipping & crating of long panels – you...
Metal Roofing Outlook – 2018

Metal Roofing Outlook – 2018

Where We Are 2017 was a fantastic year for metal roofing!  The metal market currently captures 14% of the entire roofing market in the United States and is trending in the right direction.  In fact, the entire construction industry is booming. As reported by Metal...
Dach & Holz 2018

Dach & Holz 2018

The Dach & Holz (Roof and Wood) is a premier roofing show in the world. It is held every 2 years and this year it took place in Cologne, Germany. There are over 576 exhibitors from over 35 countries that expand into 4 full show halls. Day tickets cost $19 euro....
Cutting Tapered Slate For a Turret

Cutting Tapered Slate For a Turret

Written by Tim Underhill of Delta Slate Delta Slate Tim Underhill www.deltaslate.com Slating a Turret   There are different methods of slating a turret. The following is a graduated slate roof with slate on the same course having the same width. But to start at...
International Roofing Expo 2018

International Roofing Expo 2018

The IRE was this past week held in New Orleans, Louisiana. There were about 500 booths that spanned 28 different aisles. Here are a few pictures of some of the booths that were being presented who we do business with, are associated with, or have an interest to our...
Top Products of 2017

Top Products of 2017

  Biegetec Finish Seamer “What took so long….This seamer is a must have for anyone who does painted Aluminum or steel double lock standing seam. I couldn’t be happier with it’s performance!“ -Walt Frisch Construction (verified owner)   “This is definitely...
Acetylene vs. Propane Soldering Irons

Acetylene vs. Propane Soldering Irons

Which gas should I solder roof flashings with? Completely adequate and acceptable soldering of seams can be achieved using a variety of methods.  Hand irons, propane fueled, or acetylene fueled irons are all fully capable of producing long lasting watertight results. ...
Expanding Your Roofing Tools Potential

Expanding Your Roofing Tools Potential

Gasflow Through Your Soldering Iron Your soldering iron is not a complicated unit. Look at it as a gas vessel. Your regulator, you guessed it, regulates gas that travels through your hose and then up through your soldering iron. The “gas nozzle” is what...