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The Advantages to Using ZINCALUME® Steel for Roofing

When designing your perfect shed, there are a lot to things to consider. For example, the shape and size of the unit, where exactly on your property you will place it and what additional features you’d like to add are all factors that you need to take into consideration when building.

Now, when you think about the extra things to be added to your shed, you should also assess how the shed is built and how this will impact the entirety of the structure. One of the best things you can do for your shed is to equip the roof with ZINCALUME® steel.

Advantages of Zincalume Steel Roofing for your Sheds

The Importance of Roofing

It may go without saying, but having a quality roof on your shed unit is vital to its durability and effectiveness. If the roof is not secure and strong, it creates a major risk factor for the shed and everything that is contained in it. If extreme weather hits and the roof isn’t able to handle it, all of your stored items could be compromised.

By the same token, you also want to design your roof not only to be strong and durable, but also aesthetically pleasing so that it blends in with the rest of the unit and your property. You also want to have a roof that can withstand the test of time and be easy to maintain.

Strength and Durability

ZINCALUME® steel is about four times stronger than galvanised steel, making it the perfect choice for your shed’s roof. After years of research and development, special alloys and combinations of aluminium, zinc and a little bit of silicon make it one of the strongest materials for roofs on the market.

This means that ZINCALUME® roofs can withstand all types of harsh weather, including the lessening of damage from hail and preventing leaks through sealing technology. In addition, it is resistant to rust or corrosion, allowing it to last for long periods of time without weakening. These durable properties make it one of the best materials for your shed’s roof.

Flexible Options

Not only are ZINCALUME® steel roofs some of the sturdiest, but they also have other attributes that make them desirable for sheds. The roof sheeting also looks great on a shed and is able to hold paint easily. Because of this, you can colour it however you’d like to make sure that it blends in perfectly with the rest of the shed and property.

It is also flexible in nature, making it easily fit into any designs that you have for the roof of the unit, be it flat, pointed or anything else. In addition to aesthetics, ZINCALUME® roofs also have some additional practical features. They are more efficient than most materials for keeping heat inside the shed, which is useful during the colder months. Their easy to maintain nature allows them to be easily cleaned as well, to keep your shed looking great.

The Test of Time

Although it makes use of powerful technology, ZINCALUME® steel is not a new invention. Rather, this type of material has been available since 1976. This means that this type of steel has withstood the test of time and has risen to be one of the most superior materials in the industry. It has won numerous awards in nearly forty years in architecture along the way.

Time and time again, ZINCALUME® steel has proven itself to be effectively strong against all types of harsh weather and natural corrosion. BlueScope Steel is also at work to constantly improve an already near perfect material, so you can be sure that this steel will only keeping getting stronger and better to serve you and all others interested in building new sheds for many years to come.

The ZINCALUME® Advantage

When it comes to designing the perfect shed for your home or industry, you want to make sure that you use the best materials possible. ZINCALUME® steel is one of the strongest, most long-lasting and durable materials on the market and will thereby withstand the pressures of any weather and counteract the corrosive effects of time.

ZINCALUME® is also efficient in keeping heat inside, rainwater outside and can be easily cleaned. With an effective paint base and natural flexibility, it can be customised to fit whichever shed you can think of, serving you the best it can.

To learn more about this material and how to use it in your design plans, please call us on 1300 778 628.