Vintage Rib Panel
The most commonly used panel is the 26 gauge Vintage Rib this is a locking system the hides the fasteners. This system is great for sliding snow and ice because it prevents the snow and ice from pulling the screws out. This can happen at the higher elevations or areas known for heavy snow fall. As the heat from the sun or inside the home gets the roof warmer it causes the snow or ice to slide off the roof.
The 5R9 panel is also a great choice it’s a simple roof system that looks great and last a long time. This is the economical choice for most home-owners. The 5R9 panel offers superior corrosion resistance, energy efficiency and can provide and economical roofing system and cladding solutions for agricultural and residential uses. The normal gauge on this panel is the 26 or 29 gauge steel which makes it economical and practical, when it comes to covering a large area of roofing systems. Although metal roofing is more expensive then asphalt shingles, corrugated roofing is quite affordable. Keep in mind that metal panels with exposed fasteners may need to be re-tightened some-every 10 years or so. If you are in the process of deciding asphalt shingles and metal for your roof.