Will a Metal Roof Rust?

These days, the demand for a more structurally sound roof system is only getting higher. Metal roofing has become more and more popular due to its versatility. Compared to non-metal …

Global Saw: Sheet Metal Saw Blade

Global Saw: Sheet Metal Saw Blade Here at 1st Coast Metal Roofing Supply we supply nearly everything needed for a metal roofing project. From the panels and trim, to fasteners …

Gable Trim

Gable trimThe importance of gable trim on a roof is commonly overlooked. It is seen as something to make the roof more aesthetically pleasing- and It is- but it is …

Metal Roofing Screw Spacing

Why is screw spacing important?Proper metal roofing installation begins with the use of the right equipment, starting with the screws used to anchor your panels to the structure.You must make …

Various Roof Pipes & Penetrations

What type of pipes penetrate a roof?VentsElectrical mastsUtility/ sewer pipesAttic fansOff-ridge ventsskylights How do you seal up these penetrations?Boots- made to be cut to fit varying sizes, which range from ¾” …

CAD Roof Estimates

CAD Roof Estimates   Here at 1st Coast Metal Roofing Supply, our contractor department is trained in producing 3D CAD produced roof models. Here are some of the important details …

What is Ventilation?

Ventilation is the flow of air through a system of intake and exhaust. The need for roof ventilation wasn’t documented until the early to mid-20th century. That’s when organizations like the American Society of …