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Four Twelve Case Study: Everlast Standing Seam Metal Roof Installation

In May of 2019, Four Twelve was hired to perform a roof replacement for a new client. He was in need of a custom standing seam metal roof installed on a home. Four Twelve worked with the client to build a unique roof for their home that gave them everything they were hoping for their Roofing Columbia MD service. For this roof installation, Four Twelve decided to use Everlast metals as the manufacturer, given their long-lasting roofing products and the overall quality that our client desired. The end result would be a durable Everlast standing seam metal roof.

Four Twelve roofers install a standing seam metal roof.
Four Twelve employees hard at work installing a new standing seam metal roof.

Standing Seam Metal Roof Challenges

In order to complete this project, Four Twelve undertook an extensive planning process — getting the exact measurements, speccing out the specific type of standing seam system, and working with the manufacturer to ensure all the details were correct before the ordering process. Standing seam metal roofs require a heightened level of detail that is crucial for a successful project. The panels must be cut and ordered to specific lengths, fasteners for joining the panels must be custom as well. With all these delicate moving parts, having talented technicians onsite to execute the installation is also a vital piece to the puzzle.

A standing seam metal roof with different length panels
Each piece of a standing seam metal roof is unique and must be custom cut and ordered.
Standing seam metal roof from above.
Standing seam metal roofs require attention to detail to ensure each piece aligns with the others.

One detail that is important when installing standing seam metal roofs is to use an underlayment that sufficiently protects your home. Specifically, for these types of projects, Four Twelve recommends using Ice and Water Shield to cover the roof sheeting. In the event of water intrusion, this underlayment system sufficiently protects our client’s homes and is a product that we can stand behind. Having this additional layer of protection helps ensure that your new Everlast standing seam metal roof has durability and longevity. 

Exterior of home showing new standing seam metal roof.
A new, shiny standing seam metal roof!

Four Twelve Creates Solutions

This project took place in Baltimore County, where Four Twelve has a strong client base. However, more and more we’re seeing a need for standing seam metal roofs across Baltimore City, Columbia, and all over central Maryland. Four Twelve is excited to meet the unique challenges these roofs provide with quality contracting to ensure every piece fits precisely right and is built to last. Everlast metals help us meet our dedication to delivering a fantastic end product to you, and we look forward to continuing expanding our project list of standing seam metal roofs all across Baltimore, Columbia, and the surrounding areas.

If you have a metal roofing project and want quality contractors to complete your project, let us build your next metal roof. Contact us today for a consultation, or even just a friendly chat with any questions you may have. 

 

 

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ROOF REPLACEMENT – BALTIMORE CITY VS. BALTIMORE COUNTY? | Four Twelve Roofing

The first step in replacing your roof, as a resident in Baltimore, is identifying whether you live in Baltimore City or Baltimore County.

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BALTIMORE CITY RESIDENTS

If you live in the city, more than likely you have a “Flat Roof.” Flat roofs typically have little to almost no pitch from front to back. These come in multiple forms – Modified Bitumen (which has a few different forms), Silicone Coatings or EPDM. To learn more about Flat Roofs, click here.

BALTIMORE COUNTY RESIDENTS

If you live in the county, you likely have a pitched roof, and pitched roofing material comes in many different forms – cedar shake, metal paneling, slate shingles or what is most common (~85% of homes) – asphalt shingles. To learn more about Asphalt Shingles, click here. You may also visit us at 10 E North Ave, Baltimore, MD 21218 for a personal consultation!

When selecting Baltimore City roofers, it is important to know whether you have a Flat Roof or a Pitched Roof. This will dictate the scope of work and the contractor you select to perform your roof replacement. Make sure your roofer has experience working on flat roofs or pitched roofs before electing to go with them. Check What Others Are Saying About Our Services! 

 

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TYPES OF ROOFS IN BALTIMORE COUNTY | Four Twelve Roofing

If you live in Baltimore County, you likely have an Asphalt Shingle roof.

Asphalt Shingles have a lifespan of 20-50 years, when installed properly by a qualified roofing contractor. Asphalt Shingle roofs are the best product on the market for a pitched roof when it comes to cost-to-value and weather resistance. Asphalt Shingles also come in a variety of colors and design options. If you are looking for asphalt shingle roofing in baltimore, then call us.

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3 TAB SHINGLES

3 Tab Shingles are the most affordable type of Asphalt Roofing product. They are called 3 Tab Shingles because the individual pieces come in 3 tab pieces, with less styles and varieties compared to Architectural Shingles. 3 Tab Shingles are preferred for rental properties and homes with lower resale value. 3 Tab Shingles typically have a manufacturer’s warranty of 20 years.

ARCHITECTURAL SHINGLES

Architectural Shingles are the most popular and commonly installed type of shingles available on the market today. Architectural Shingles have a more dimensional appearance than 3 tab shingles and look like “shake” shingles when installed. Architectural Shingles are heavier and thicker than 3 Tab Shingles and thus have a longer manufacturer’s warranty, typically 30 years. Architectural Shingles are preferred by most homeowners to 3 Tab Shingles and will typically increase the resale value of your home. They are becoming increasingly popular among homeowners.

When it comes to your roofing needs, be it asphalt, rubber, or any type of roofing materials you can count on Four Twelve Roofing to deliver. Apart from our roofing services, you may also rely on us for other property improvement services including but not limited to gutters and skylight. You may visit us at 10 E North Ave, Baltimore, MD 21218 for a personal consultation. Contact Us Today!

Call Four Twelve Roofing Today for a FREE ESTIMATE
Baltimore’s Local, Trusted Roofing Contractor.
(410) 989-7343