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Painted panels that faded
Chalking occurs when environmental conditions cause degradation of the resin (paint coating). Contributors to the degradation: ultraviolet rays, acid rain, and pollution.  As the resin (paint coating) degrades, it takes on a white appearance, commonly called chalk.  Kynar 500...
Hail rating class 4
Both our 24 and 26 gauge steel has a Class 4 Impact Resistance. What does this mean?  Class 4 is the toughest. This means that when tested the steel sample did not crack when hit twice in the same spot by a steel ball 2 inches in diameter.  This is another...
Steel panel with lifetime paint coating
No your new Schley steel roof will chip, fade, or rust.  Our steel has a paint coating called Kynar 500 that has a 40 year non prorated warranty.  In test after test, Kynar 500 paint coating systems ranks highest and outperforms all other resins (paints) in the...
cost of steel roofs compared to shingles
Since there is no other roofing material that lasts as long as steel roofing there is really no true comparison, therefore, the initial cost is more.   However, steel roofs provide a long lasting, highly economical roof that won't need major, if any, maintenance for decades to...
Is rain noisy on a steel roof
It will not be any different than conventional roofing material. If it is not installed properly there may be noise.  At Schley Steel Roofing we follow strict installation guidelines and can guarantee there will be no sounds of "rain on a tin roof" 
Standing Seam Steel Panels.  Watertight snaplock system
Our standing seam steel roofing is a snap lock panel system that is rolled out at the job in continuous length specific to the roof.  This virtually eliminates costly waste of excess steel.  It has hidden fastners which means one side of the panel is fastened to...