Englert offers an exceptionally broad range of standing seam metal roof and wall panel profiles, panel widths and finishes to meet any design objective. With one of the most technically advanced paint-lines in the world, all of our 26 ULTRA-Cool™ finishes are low-gloss, environmentally friendly, Energy Star® compliant and 20 of those finishes are LEED-compliant, and backed by widely recognized product testing, the best warranties in the industry, and engineering expertise.
For over 50 years, Englert Inc. has been bringing standing seam metal roof manufacturing to the job site. On-site fabrication eliminates shipping damage, short shipments and sizing errors, and more.
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McElroy Metal, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of metal roofing, metal siding, and substructural components with locations across the United States since 1963. McElroy’s product line includes a wide variety of architectural standing seam roofing systems as well as many industrial and commercial wall and roof panels.
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Metal Roofs: 5V Crimp vs Standing Seam Metal Roof
5V is simply called that because its surface is crimped with 5 V-shaped creases, two along each edge and one in the middle. The typical profile is 24” wide, but some are as narrow as 16”, which can give a more scaled-down look for smaller homes.
5V has stood the test of time, and it is ideally suited for coastal exposures. High winds, hard, pelting rains and sudden changes in wind direction are no match for this sturdy, dependable roofing material. Look for greater satisfaction with thicker gauges (26 over 29, for example). 5V is generally more economical at installation than standing seam roofs. It has exposed fasteners, and the fasteners adhere through the roof panel into your purlins and sheathing.
Standing seam metal panels get their name because the seams stand above the roof, meaning moisture and debris seldom get into the seams to cause damage.
Standing seam roofs are usually considered a step up from 5V because they hide their fasteners. The metal panels lock into place with clips that allow for thermal expansion and contraction, something not available in 5V.
Installation of standing seam roofs will cost more than 5V installation because of the added labor required, but once in, they provide seamless protection from ridge to eave. Metal roofs offer longer warranties on material and labor.