How Sheet Metal Cladding Can Help in Creating a Safe and Durable Building Envelope

June 28th, 2023 | in Siding and Paneling
How Sheet Metal Cladding Can Help in Creating a Safe and Durable Building Envelope

Building a safe and durable structure is a top priority for any property owner. One of the crucial elements to achieve this goal is by creating a tight building envelope that can protect the interior from external elements such as moisture, wind, and extreme temperatures. 

With advancements in technology and design, sheet metal cladding has become an increasingly popular choice for creating a secure building envelope.

Comparing Building Materials

Sheet metal cladding offers advantages compared to other materials used for building envelopes such as vinyl siding or stucco coating. Although both coverings are less expensive than sheet metal initially, they require more maintenance costs in the long run. 

For example, vinyl siding can crack easily under impact while stucco tends to crack under expansive stress due to excessive humidity if not installed correctly. Meanwhile, the high resilience of sheet metal cladding makes it a low-maintenance, long-lasting alternative. Because of its durability, it can survive extreme weather conditions without deteriorating over time, including torrential rain, strong winds, snow, ice buildup, and UV rays.

Finally,  sheet metal cladding comes in different textured finishes such as matte, brushed steel, or wood grain patterned options. This means that you can create a unique and attractive external design that is made to suit your tastes and requirements.

Using Klassen Building Supplies for Your Next Project

Klassen Building Supplies understands how essential sturdy construction materials are when building or renovating homes or commercial buildings. We offer high-quality sheet metals available in various dimensions coupled with expert metal fabrication services tailored to meet customers' specifications. Their experienced staff guarantees reliable delivery and installation services for a smooth construction process.

If you are looking to integrate this innovative material into your next project, Klassen Building Supplies is here to help. Contact them today for more information on how their sheet metal cladding can transform the look and durability of your property.

Since 2004, Klassen Building Supplies has been a leader in sheet metal fabrication, supply, and installation in the Vancouver area. Klassen also does considerable custom metal work.

If you have any questions about this article or any of our sheet metal supplies, please call us at (604) 543-7331 or use the convenient form on our Contact page. Klassen is based in Surrey, BC.

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