Roofing is an important part of any construction. Roof offers protection from different weather conditions and accordingly, the materials are given a lot of importance to, during construction. There is an additional layer of protection given in roofs all kinds of construction – warehouses, garages, shopping malls, residential construction, etc.
The sheets used in roofing are meant to withstand harsh weather conditions of extreme heat and rain. The average life-span of a roof is taken to be anywhere between 15 and 25 years, in prefabricated construction. On an average, roofs require replacement only once in 25 years. Besides the obvious reasons of aesthetics, the color of roofing also has other functionalities.
Some important functions of colored roofing sheets are as follows:
1. Corrosion Resistant
Sheets used for roofing need to be corrosion resistant. Painting solves this purpose to a large extent. This is the reason why builders prefer color coated sheets over others.
Sheets that are color coated are easy to install. These sheets are manufactured in factories and shipped to construction site. These sheets are available as per client requirement and can be customized.
3. Have ventilation properties
Sheets that are color coated have well ventilation properties, which means the right amount of air and sunlight can pass through it. Thus, installation of color coated sheets ensure that interiors are well ventilated.
4. Leak proof
Color coated roofing sheets are also leak proof. These sheets can withstand heavy rains and snow, thereby ensuring good value for money to clients.
5. Can withstand harsh weather
Sheets that are color coated can withstand harsh weather conditions. These sheets are durable and can withstand extreme heat or rain.
Roofing sheets are usually light. This does not however compromise on the quality. Contrary to the popular belief that coated sheets have an extra layer of weight, it is rather easy to carry and install.
It is easy to recycle roofing sheets that are color coated. Color coating is the best way to increase longevity of sheets.
To sum it up, color coated sheets are several benefits ranging from anti-corrosion properties to increasing longevity. Installing these sheets are easy. These sheets can also be carried from one site to another and reused, once a structure is dismantled.