Today’s metal siding is not your grandfather’s aluminum siding. Options abound when it comes to style: vertical panels, horizontal panels, corrugated, ribbed, standing-seam, flush-seam, exposed-fastener, and hidden fastener. Combine the many profiles with the dozens of available colors and there is long list of choices for your home or building.
Metal siding is most commonly made from Galvalume® but can also be made in aluminum, zinc, or copper and carries the same benefits as metal roofing:
- Durability: resistant to heavy rain, snow, wind, hail impact, insects and fire.
- Low-maintenance: corrosion-resistant with finishes warrantied from 35 years and up.
- Energy-efficient: most metal materials have a high solar-reflectance and resist heat-gain. Virtually all pre-painted colors are EnergyStar certified.
- Eco-friendly: Metal is considered the most environmentally friendly and sustainable roofing material available. Metal roofs are virtually 100% recyclable, and are made with a minimum of 25% recycled material, depending on the specific metal