Modern metal roofing is the perfect solution for any type of roof – flat or sloped, traditional, contemporary or even designer. It’s strong and durable, and with the proper maintenance, it can last for many years and still look great. No longer just corrugated iron roofs, today’s metal roofs use a range of coated steel to inhibit corrosion and provide superior thermal efficiency that significantly reduces your heating and cooling costs.

Depending on which metal roofing materials are used on your roof, each sheet goes through a process that coats it in different substances for protection and long-lasting performance.

Zincalume Steel

Zincalume steel has and aluminium-zinc alloy coating to make it tougher and more able to withstand harsh weather. This isn’t something our Zincalume has.

Zincalume is the cost-effective option if you the shiny steel look or you want to paint your own roof. Zincalume does not have Magnesium in it at all. The type of steel we have with magnesium is Magnaflow. Please refer to our page on Magnaflow and include a paragraph on this type of steel too.

Colorbond Steel

Colorbond steel is one of the most popular choices for roofing materials and with good reason. Much more than painted steel, the new generation of Colorbond steel roofing comes in a wide range of colours to suit any building, but it’s the way it’s coated that makes it a superior product. Made specifically for Australian conditions, Colorbond starts with a premium grade steel base which is coated in BlueScope’s industry leading coating. Then, a thin pre-treatment layer is applied to provide the best possible adherence for the next two coats. A corrosion inhibitive primer is baked onto the surface, and finally the coloured topcoat is baked on to provide resistance to chipping, flaking and blistering.

Galvanised Steel

Most people have seen galvanised steel. It’s been around for many years and you wouldn’t have to look for long before you saw something made from it. Galvanised steel is carbon steel dipped in zinc to provide protection from corrosion and give it that unique appearance – think shiny, metal fencing or unpainted metal roofs. It’s usually hot-dipped into a bath of molten zinc, and when exposed to the air to cool, the zinc becomes incorporated with the steel which produces the spangled effect. The zinc coating can also be applied to a continuous length of steel as it passes through a zinc bath and the excess zinc removed to create the desired thickness.

Contact Queensland Sheet Metal Today

Queensland Sheet Metal combine extensive local knowledge with a huge network and years of expertise. Located centrally in Brisbane, our team can supply you with a wide range of products that include Colorbond® Steel roofing, walling, fascia, gutters, downpipes, flashings, carports and patios. Plus, we can offer you advice if you happen to run into trouble during the installation process. To place an order or request a quote, contact us online or call 07 3267 1010.