Recover Metal Building Roofs with Metal

McElroy Metal has received patents on two frameless systems to recover the most prevalent metal roof panels in open-frame metal buildings.

McElroy Metal has received patents on two frameless systems to recover the most prevalent metal roof panels in open-frame metal buildings.


McElroy Metal has received patents on two frameless systems to recover the most prevalent metal roof panels in open-frame metal buildings: exposed fastener R-panels and 3-inch-tall trapezoidal standing seam. Both systems weigh about 2 pounds per square foot. The recover systems use tall clips, fasteners and insulation. With these solutions, a high-end standing-seam roof can be installed for about the same price or as little as 25 percent more as coating and single-ply alternatives. The new roof will have no end laps because the panels can be site-formed in continuous lengths, using one of McElroy’s job-site production vehicles. (There are different steps for recovering trapezoidal and R-panel systems.)

Metal Resembles Clay and Wood

Presidio Metal Roofing from CertainTeed Corp. replicates the appearance of natural clay tile and wood shake.

Presidio Metal Roofing from CertainTeed Corp. replicates the appearance of natural clay tile and wood shake.


Presidio Metal Roofing from CertainTeed Corp. replicates the appearance of natural clay tile and wood shake. The high-performance, aesthetically pleasing steel alloy panels feature a patented anti-corrosive coating with cool roof technology. ENERGY STAR-qualified, Presidio is manufactured with up to 50 percent recycled material and is 100 percent recyclable when removed. Its solar-reflective, fade-resistant surface can significantly lower roof temperature, decreasing the amount of heat transferred into a home. The lightweight product, which does not require battens, contains overlaps that conceal the joints. Presidio resists winds exceeding 110 mph, is Class IV impact-resistant-rated and can be installed to achieve a Class-A fire rating.

Coil Features Textured Finish

Coated Metals Group has launched its textured steel coil, TEXTUR3D.

Coated Metals Group has launched its textured steel coil, TEXTUR3D.


Coated Metals Group has launched its textured steel coil, TEXTUR3D. The coil’s textured finish has been formulated and designed to provide dimensional depth in the surface, thereby diffusing and redirecting light to provide an appealing look while reducing the appearance of oil canning. TEXTUR3D has been developed to provide a more durable surface and enhanced resistance to scratching and cuffing common with low-gloss or matte finishes while maintaining the same film integrity, weathering performance and resistance to chalking and fading that ULTRA-CLAD is known for. CMG stocks TEXTUR3D in 26-gauge coil and sheets in 13 colors. It is available for order in all CMG standard colors.
TEXTUR3D comes with a 35-year finish warranty.

Aluminum Stands Up to Coastal Environments

Union Corrugating has launched a new aluminum roofing line that is geared toward high-end applications, including the coastal environment where corrosion resistance is critical.

Union Corrugating has launched a new aluminum roofing line that is geared toward high-end applications, including the coastal environment where corrosion resistance is critical.


Union Corrugating has launched a new aluminum roofing line that is geared toward high-end applications, including the coastal environment where corrosion resistance is critical. The new product was created in response to customer demand. The product line, which uses corrosion-resistant, prime-quality 0.032-inch aluminum, is available in six profiles and 29 Kynar500- or Hylar 5000-based finish colors. Weather tightness and coastal saltwater warranties are available.

Stone-coated Metal Protects Buildings

Stone-coated metal roofing systems from Gerard.

Stone-coated metal roofing systems from Gerard.


Stone-coated metal roofing systems from Gerard, a Headwaters Roofing brand, are available in a broad array of colors—three of which are ENERGY STAR approved—and profiles, including shingle, shake and tile. Constructed of 26-gauge Galvalume steel panels, Gerard roofing systems include a Class A fire rating, a 2.5-inch hailstone warranty and a 120-mph wind warranty. Although Gerard stone-coated metal roofing systems can be installed direct to deck, the optimum energy-saving method is to install on top of a batten or counter-batten grid.

Aluminum Top Rail Offers Durability and a Continuous Look Throughout

Duradek’s Park Rail Top Rail profile is 3.5 inches wide by 2 inches high and is available in nine standard colors, up to 180 custom colors or one of 22 authentic-looking wood grain finishes.

Duradek’s Park Rail Top Rail profile is 3.5 inches wide by 2 inches high and is available in nine standard colors, up to 180 custom colors or one of 22 authentic-looking wood grain finishes.

Duradek, home of the original Walkable Roofing Membrane, introduces the Park Rail Top Rail profile, a top rail for plenty of support.

The Park Rail Top Rail offers durability and a continuous top rail look while using up to a 3-inch square post.

Park Rail Top Rail is suitable for picket and glass systems allowing your project to combine the features and advantages of both systems, yet still providing a consistent look throughout.

The new Park Rail Top Rail profile has a much wider look than the average aluminum top rail profile. It is similar in appearance to what has been recognized as a 2 by 4 (wood) size, but this top rail is not vulnerable to the elements the same way as wood.

It is constructed with durable powder-coated aluminum and is made to last without the need for maintenance.

The Park Rail Top Rail profile is 3.5 inches wide by 2 inches high and is available in nine standard colors, up to 180 custom colors or one of 22 authentic-looking wood grain finishes.

One-piece Clamp Fits Standing-seam Panels with Horizontal Seams

The S-5-H90 is a one-piece clamp that was developed to accommodate metal roof panels with a horizontal seam greater than 0.65 inch.

The S-5-H90 is a one-piece clamp that was developed to accommodate metal roof panels with a horizontal seam greater than 0.65 inch.

The S-5-H90 is a one-piece clamp that was developed to securely and cost‑effectively accommodate metal roof panels with a horizontal seam greater than 0.65 inch.

Turning the clamp 90 degrees so that the bolt hole side is facing up, slip the clamp on the seam and tighten the setscrews. Go to the S-5! website for information about properly attaching S-5! clamps. After the clamp is installed, affix ancillary items using either of the two threaded bolt holes and bolt provided. The S-5-H90 is perfect for use with S-5! ColorGard and X-Gard snow retention systems and other heavy-duty applications.

The S-5-H90 Mini is a bit shorter than the S-5-H90 and has one setscrew and one threaded bolt hole rather than two. The mini is the choice for attaching all kinds of rooftop accessories: signs, walkways, satellite dishes, antennas, rooftop lighting, lightning protection systems, solar arrays, exhaust stack bracing, conduit, condensate lines, mechanical equipment—just about anything!*

The S-5-H90 and S-5-H90 Mini clamps are each furnished with the hardware shown to the right. Each box also includes a bit tip for tightening setscrews using an electric screw gun. The structural aluminum attachment clamp is compatible with all common metal roofing materials excluding copper. All necessary stainless steel hardware is included. Please visit www.S-5.com for more information including CAD details, metallurgical compatibilities and specifications.

The S-5-H90 clamp has been tested for load-to-failure results on a variety of horizontal standing seam roof profiles from leading panel manufacturers. The independent lab test reports can be found on the company’s website.

Clamp Fits Vertically Folded Seam Profiles

The S-5-V clamp from S-5!

The S-5-V clamp from S-5!

The S-5-V clamp from S-5! is a versatile clamp that fits vertically folded seam profiles manufactured in North America, including most structural and architectural profiles. Its simple design and generous dimensioning are what make the S-5-V clamp usable with S-5! snow-retention products, such as ColorGard, and other heavy-duty applications. Installation includes setting the patented roundpoint setscrews into the clamp, placing the clamp on the seam and tightening them to the specified tension. Then, affix ancillary items using the stainless-steel bolt provided.

Metal Roofing Resembles Shake, Slate and More

Quality Edge has launched Matterhorn Metal Roofing, which is made from steel and available in four profiles: Shake, Slate, Tile and Standing Seam.

Quality Edge has launched Matterhorn Metal Roofing, which is made from steel and available in four profiles: Shake, Slate, Tile and Standing Seam.

Quality Edge has launched Matterhorn Metal Roofing, which is made from steel and available in four profiles: Shake, Slate, Tile and Standing Seam. A two-year development process resulted in carefully crafted splits, cracks and grains that mimic each profile’s natural counterpart. The shake profile features 21 individual shake designs to enhance the natural overall effect. In addition, Matterhorn’s patented fourpoint fastening system conceals the overlapping metal panels on slate and shake. All profiles have been tested to withstand hurricane-force winds up to 130 mph.

Stone-coated Metal Is Lightweight

Allmet Roofing by Headwaters is a premium stone-coated metal roofing system that delivers the rugged durability and strength of metal roofing with the handsome look of wood shake, genuine slate, Spanish tile and shingle roofing.

Allmet Roofing by Headwaters is a premium stone-coated metal roofing system that delivers the rugged durability and strength of metal roofing with the handsome look of wood shake, genuine slate, Spanish tile and shingle roofing.

Allmet Roofing by Headwaters is a premium stone-coated metal roofing system that delivers the rugged durability and strength of metal roofing with the handsome look of wood shake, genuine slate, Spanish tile and shingle roofing. Allmet stone-coated metal roofing is light in weight and among the safest roofs in seismic regions. When installed as designed, the dry under-deck roofing system eliminates need for moisture barriers. Made from 3/16 Galvalume-coated metal, Allmet systems won’t rot, crack, warp or break. They’re energy efficient and feature a Class A fire rating.