Frequently Asked Questions

When it comes to roofing, the average lifespan of a roof usually ranges between 15-20 years for your average roofing systems and 25 to 50 years for the more premium choices. However, a roof's life expectancy ultimately depends on the quality, durability, and type of material chosen. Whether you need to install new or replace old roofs, making the right choice can significantly impact the longevity of your investment.
Did you know that the second layer of shingles will trap heat, which can result in the decomposition of both roof layers? This will force you to replace your roof earlier than expected. In fact, the extra layer can reduce your roof's lifespan by up to 40%. So, if you're considering roof replacement, ensure you're making an informed decision to install new and replace old roofs for maximum durability.
When it comes to custom metal fabrication, copper is the ideal choice for sheet metal fabrication. However, if you're looking for a more budget-friendly option, galvanized steel could be your answer. It's not only cost-effective but also comes with a zinc coating to protect the underlying steel from rust and corrosion, making it a reliable choice for various projects.
The difference between metal fabrication and ornamental sheet metal fabrication is quite significant. Metal fabrication typically involves the manufacturing of structural elements in low-carbon steel, while decorative sheet metal fabrication focuses on cosmetic or ornamental sheet metal elements that enhance the exterior of a structure. Whether you're working with copper, zinc, galvanized steel, aluminum, or any light gauge sheet metal materials, decorative sheet metal fabrication adds a touch of elegance and uniqueness to your project.

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And if you are looking for a second opinion on your project or have a particularly complex issue that needs a fresh eye, we’re here for that too. Tackling tricky challenges is our specialty and we welcome the opportunity to provide consulting advice, with the same exacting attention to detail we bring to all our commissions.
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