Frequently Asked Questions

What types of metal roofing materials do you offer?

We at Metal Formers, Inc. offer a range of metal roofing materials, including steel, aluminum, copper, and zinc. Each material has its own unique characteristics and advantages.

What thicknesses and gauges are available for metal sheets?

Our metal roofing sheets are available in various thicknesses and gauges to suit different applications and structural requirements. We can provide detailed specifications for each metal sheet upon request.

What finishes are available for metal sheets (e.g., painted, coated, bare metal)?

We offer a variety of finishes for our metal roofing sheets, including painted, coated, and bare metal options. We can also give you information on the durability, weather resistance, and aesthetic appeal of each finish.

Can you provide samples or swatches of different metal roofing materials?

Yes, we can provide samples or swatches for you to see their color, quality, and suitability for your project in person before you buy.

Can Metal Formers, Inc. make chimney caps?

We provide multiple different styles, sizes, and colors of chimney caps. Check out some pictures of our work here.

Can Metal Formers, Inc. deliver my metal panels and roofing materials?

Yes, we have a mobile panel machine that we bring to you onsite. This cuts down on labor costs for multiple trips and saves you time and money. It also cuts down on material waste and any damage that could happen during transit.

We also have multiple flatbed trucks and different size trailers to deliver panels.

What are the delivery costs and lead times?

Delivery costs and lead times vary depending on the delivery location and the size of the order. We can provide a quote for delivery upon request.

What is the average lead time for ordering metal roofing materials?

For any panel or flashing orders, we offer less than a week lead time. However, we may be able to shorten that based on your needs.

For other metal roofing materials, the lead time varies depending on the specific product, quantity, and current availability. We strive to provide you with prompt and efficient service and will include an estimated lead time with your order.

How does the cost of a metal roof compare to the cost of other roofing materials?

Over the life of a home, metal roofing is the most economical roofing material, saving in total installation, maintenance, and energy costs.

Do you provide custom fabrication services for specialized roofing projects?

Yes, we can offer custom fabrication services to meet the specific needs of your roofing project. Our experienced fabricators can create custom panels, trim pieces, and other components to your exact specifications.

Can you help with design for complex roofing projects?

Yes, our team of experts can help with design for complex roofing projects. We will be glad to help you develop customized solutions to meet your specific needs.

Are there any specific installation instructions for your metal roofing products?

Yes, we provide detailed installation guidelines for our metal roofing products so you can be confident in your installation and product performance. We can also offer technical support and assistance for a successful installation.

Does Metal Formers, Inc. provide metal for other trades besides roofing?

Yes. We provide all types of different ornamental metal flashing detail for siding, windows, gutters, and construction need. Bring us your metal project and we will work toward a solution with you.

What are the warranty options for your metal roofing materials?

We stand behind the quality and performance of our metal roofing materials and offer warranties to protect against defects in materials and workmanship. Our warranties for each product vary, which we are happy to provide upon request.