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Do You Need Flashing in Hawaii? If You Want a Dry Building, Yes, You Do

This article was published on: 02/2/16 12:57 PM

If you are tackling a big project like re-siding or re-roofing, it can be tempting to look for areas where you can save money. One area that you definitely do not want to skimp on is flashing. Hawaii has a wet and humid climate where a lack of flashing can spell doom for a building. …

Metal Roofing Trim Adds a Finishing Touch to Any Roofing Project

This article was published on: 01/25/16 12:57 PM

A metal roof consists of more than just sheets covering the square footage of the roof. Gutters and metal roofing trim are just two examples of important roof accessories. Both improve the function of the roof and help to keep your structure moisture free.   Whether you have a metal roof of not, trim is …

10 Reasons We Love Metal Siding on Hawaii Buildings

This article was published on: 01/19/16 12:58 PM

As more people realize the benefits of metal roofing, metal siding on Hawaii buildings is also becoming more popular. Metal siding carries with it all of the same benefits as metal roofing and then some. Here is a look at 10 of the biggest benefits of metal siding in Hawaii. 10 Benefits of Metal Siding In …

Dispelling the Myths about Metal Roofing Materials in Hawaii

This article was published on: 01/11/16 1:00 PM

For as relatively common as metal roofs have become in Hawaii, myths and misconceptions persist. In this post, we will put those myths to rest and explain how metal roofing materials on Hawaii homes and businesses are one of the best investments you will ever make. Common Myths about Metal Roofs There are many misconceptions about metal …

Choose Metal Siding in Hawaii: The Environment Will Thank You

This article was published on: 11/25/15 1:01 PM

Looking to update your island home without making a major impact on the environment? One material choice may instantly rise above the rest: metal siding. For years, Hawaii building owners have entrusted Kloeckner Metals to furnish their metal siding for a wide range of reasons. Extreme durability, impressive endurance, and the ability to keep pests …

Everything You Did Not Know about Sheet Metal Flashing in Hawaii

This article was published on: 11/4/15 1:02 PM

When it comes to the roofing structure on any home or business, one component often receives little attention; the flashing. Hawaii residents will spend countless hours choosing the color, look, and style of their roof materials. However, when it comes to choosing the flashing, Hawaii home and business owners often overlook the type of flashing that …

Kloeckner Metals Acquires American Fabricators, Inc.

This article was published on: 10/1/15 10:00 AM

Klöckner & Co acquires US sheet metal fabrication company American Fabricators Highly profitable company with annual sales of around USD 30 million Entry into sheet metal fabrication as next strategic step following expansion of service center activities Higher value-added depth and greater integration into customers’ production processes Duisburg, Germany, October 1, 2015 – Through its US country …

Choose Roofing Materials in Hawaii That Outlast the Corrosive Climate

This article was published on: 09/14/15 1:03 PM

If you love your island life and want to spend your time on the beach instead of worrying about your roof, choose roofing materials in Hawaii that last. Unless you choose roofing materials in Hawaii that last, our humid climate and salty air deteriorate roofs and other metal surfaces to the extent that frequent maintenance …

Hot-dip Galvanizing Makes Metals in Hawaii Corrosion-resistant

This article was published on: 09/3/15 1:47 PM

Steel and products made from steel in Hawaii are subject to conditions that mainland states do not have to worry about. Between the volcanic mist (or vog) and salt air, steel in Hawaii can corrode quickly. Whether you are talking about roofing, siding, trim, structural beams, or appliances, the problem is the same: unless properly treated, …

Purchasing Metals in Hawaii: Three Tips for Buying Success

This article was published on: 07/22/15 1:47 PM

Buying large quantities of metals in Hawaii can prove a major undertaking. The first thing you will notice when beginning your search is that not all providers of metals are the same. With every prospective vendor claiming to be an industry expert, you can feel overwhelmed trying to make a choice that will be cost effective. What …


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