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A Simple 3-step Galvanizing Process Protects Steel for a Lifetime

This article was published on: 08/22/16 12:35 PM

Galvanized steel is prized all over the world for its durability and corrosion-resistance. But for as strong as the finished material is, the process is surprisingly simple and straightforward. Galvanizing steel consists of just three steps: Surface Preparation. Galvanizing. Inspection. Surface Preparation Like most things, the quality of a finished galvanized product is directly influenced …

Regular Inspections Are a Key Part of Steel Roof Maintenance

This article was published on: 08/13/16 12:37 PM

One of the most frequently quoted benefits of steel roofing is the fact that it requires very little maintenance. Basic galvanized steel roofs can last 20 years or more with proper maintenance, but what does that mean? In this post, we’ll take a look at what kind of maintenance is required of these metal roofs. All Maintenance …

With Roofs Made of Steel, Hawaii Homes Get the Best Value and Protection

This article was published on: 08/8/16 12:38 PM

By choosing roofs made of steel, Hawaii homeowners get added value and protection for decades. Hawaii’s climate is harsh for materials that are exposed to the elements 24 hours a day. Compared to asphalt roofing or tile, steel roofing is much more durable and able to withstand torrential rain, gale-force winds, and wind-borne debris. There are many …

Metal Roofing Trim: An Essential Piece of Any System

This article was published on: 08/1/16 12:40 PM

For some, choosing a metal roof means simply picking out colors and panels. However, starting the process often unearths a host of considerations that enhance the finished project. Metal roofing trim is one such consideration. Overlooking metal roofing trim can mean dismissing an essential component in virtually any roof system. Benefits Of Roofing Trim At Kloeckner Metals, we …

Why Metal Makes the Best Roofing Materials in Hawaii

This article was published on: 07/25/16 12:42 PM

Putting a new roof on your commercial building in Hawaii means you have so many materials to choose from. Choice is good…but it can also be overwhelming. You may start the process with a specific look in mind, but it’s important to go beyond mere aesthetics. The sunny island climate here brings with it some distinctive features that …

Creative Uses for Metal Siding in Hawaii Homes and Businesses

This article was published on: 07/14/16 12:45 PM

We are becoming more used to seeing metal roofing in Hawaii, but what about metal siding? Hawaii is an ideal location for the use of metal siding because it’s extremely wind and weather-resistant, resists corrosion, environment-friendly, low maintenance, and cost-effective. It’s also versatile. If you’re curious about metal siding, but don’t want to re-side your entire house …

Protect Your Steel Investment with Hot-dip Galvanizing in Hawaii

This article was published on: 07/5/16 12:48 PM

Hot-dip galvanizing of Hawaii steel products may have started out as a way to prevent corrosion in our humid environment, but that’s not all it’s good for. Today, the process is used to reduce the initial cost of a product, add strength, durability, and versatility to the piece, improve its’ aesthetics, and even up its’ …

Need a Partner to Process Steel in Hawaii? Kloeckner Metals Is It

This article was published on: 06/24/16 12:49 PM

If your business is in need of steel in Hawaii you need a reliable partner, one who can help you obtain the products you need at the exact specifications the job requires. You need Kloeckner Metals. For over 50 years, we have been providing local, in state steel processing services to businesses in a range …

With a Standing Seam Roof, Hawaii Homes Get Decades of Protection

This article was published on: 05/12/16 12:50 PM

With a standing seam roof, Hawaii homeowners can rest assured that their homes will be protected for decades to come. Kloeckner Metals manufactures its own steel roofing products on Oahu, and offers delivery throughout the state of Hawaii. We’ve been doing business here since 1959, and we are proud to offer premium steel products made with local …

Standing Seam Metal Roofing in Hawaii Gives a Sleek, Modern Look

This article was published on: 03/15/16 12:51 PM

When it comes to metal roofing, Hawaii takes full advantage of its benefits. Standing seam metal roofs lend a sleek, modern twist to this practical and durable roofing material. Its panels run continuously from the roof’s ridgeline to the eaves, giving a standing seam roof a contemporary industrial look, and its advantages are hard to beat. Advantages …

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