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jimtan
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Why use metal cladding for the building exterior?

Mon Jan 22, 2018 7:47 am

Hello RE experts. I've just moved into my new place and have a question.

Part of the building exterior has metal panels. What is the advantage of the metal panels? Cost, durability? Rain screening?

Doesn't the bolts rust etc?

Thanks for your thoughts.
 
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Re: Why use metal cladding for the building exterior?

Mon Jan 22, 2018 5:00 pm

Post a picture of the cladding
 
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Re: Why use metal cladding for the building exterior?

Sun Feb 11, 2018 12:57 am

jimtan wrote:
Hello RE experts. I've just moved into my new place and have a question.

Part of the building exterior has metal panels. What is the advantage of the metal panels? Cost, durability? Rain screening?

Doesn't the bolts rust etc?

Thanks for your thoughts.

Durable and easy to replace. FYI, the exterior cladding does not determine if your building is rain screened. Rain screen is a wall design detail that allows water to escape from the wall system.

Personally I like hardiplank for exterior cladding on a rain screened wall. Metal panels are fine if designed and installed properly. For metal I like the Keith Panel System on an engineered wall.

Metal is way better than EIFS.
 
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Re: Why use metal cladding for the building exterior?

Sun Feb 11, 2018 6:49 am

Thanks Seth
 
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Re: Why use metal cladding for the building exterior?

Wed May 02, 2018 6:01 am

Use Metal Cladding for building exterior not only for justfor durability and strength but also for unique looks, quick installation, and lightweight. They also have variety[color=#444444][font=Droid Sans, sans-serif] Range of Styles and colors.[/font][/color]
 
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Re: Why use metal cladding for the building exterior?

Wed May 09, 2018 7:11 am

realstate wrote:
Use Metal Cladding for building exterior not only for justfor durability and strength but also for unique looks, quick installation, and lightweight. They also have variety[color=#444444][font=Droid Sans, sans-serif] Range of Styles and colors.[/font][/color]

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Re: Why use metal cladding for the building exterior?

Mon May 14, 2018 3:59 am

Advantages of using Metal Cladding: 


  • Metal Cladding gives a very shiny appearance and requires very low maintenance.
  • Fire resistant
  • Lightweight
  • Available in a variety of colors and textures. 
  • Metal Cladding provides adequate heat insulation
  • Easily available & easy to install.
  • Metal Cladding gives a modern look to old buildings
I hope these advantages are enough to understand the importance of Metal Cladding.

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