Roofing Sheet Buying Guide – View Prices in Nigeria
Aluminium roofing sheets is the preferred choice for many home builders for many reason. Status symbol and its quality. The problem of corrosion and leakage associated with zinc roofing sheets is solved with aluminium.
Aluminium roofing sheet comes in two categories. There is the long span corrugated aluminium roofing sheet and the step tile aluminium roofing sheet. The unique features of the roofing sheet are its diverse colours, textures and thickness. The common colours are red, blue, yellow, green, chocolate and brown.
There is also the polycarbonate roofing sheet, which experts explain has the ability to withstand any change in environment and temperature.
Unlike zinc roofing sheet which is the common feature of houses in many ancient towns in Nigeria, aluminium sheets have become the new roofing trend in many states in Nigeria. Abuja, Lagos, Portharcourt and the other major big cities.
All the three major types of roofing sheets currently in use in the country have their respective merits. The metal sheet, known as the zinc, is the most common sheet and the oldest still in the market. Apart from its comparable low cost, it is strong and has the ability to withstand heat and weight.
Like zinc, asbestos Roofing Sheet is relatively cheap. But what has endeared it to many home owners is its ability to absorb heat and resist corrosion. However, environmentalists insist it is not environmental friendly. Asbestos is banned in many western countries due to health and environmental issue associated with it
In the case of aluminium long span sheet, its primary benefits include beauty, strength, durability and resistance to rust and corrosion.
But Aluminium Roofing sheet is not cheap, it comes at a high cost. The cost of fitting Aluminium roofing sheet by experts is also high. After paying that much, you don’t want unskilled roofing contractor setting up your Roof. be warned, If not done properly, homeowners can still experience leakage associated with Zinc roofing sheet.
Although aluminum sheets are the latest in roofing technology, asbestos and zinc are still in high demand by those who cannot afford aluminium.
The performance of a roof is measured based on its life span and it’s effectiveness to retain their strength, chemical and physical properties, appearance and resistance to all forms of failure.
Most roof failures occur at bolted connections that were either inadequately secured at the time of construction or that have since failed due to deterioration. Some roof designers often fail to take into account a number of design factors such as tolerance and factors of safety and these could result in roof failure. Other factors that could cause failure in roofs are the effects of wind and fire, poor workmanship, age, poor maintenance, height of the building and the use of cheap and substandard materials.The consequences of roof failures are usually devastating to the extent that they sometimes claim lives, and valuable property and possessions can be destroyed.
The most common material used for roof trusses is wood. It is relatively cheap and readily available, and easily worked. These qualities give wood trusses an edge over iron for small- to medium-sized buildings but in larger ones such as industrial buildings, steel trusses are used to provide stability against increased wind loads due to the height of these buildings. .
Alminium Roofing are available in many different colours, has a very pleasing and distinct appearance, it’s durable, has long span life, no maintenance required, it’s corrosion resistant, it’s not only used for Roofing but also for cladding and flashings. it’s economical to building construction due to it’s light weight, length are tailor made to specifications.
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Classic – N
Bond – N
Shingle – N
Roman – N
Ridge cap – N
B.B.C – N
fascia board – N
treated nails – N
Wine with black patches
Black with white patches
Coffee brown with black patches
Aluminum Long Span per square meter
0.55 mm thickness – N
0.45 mm thickness – N
Aluminium Step Tile –
Aluminiun Stone Coated
0.45 – N
0.55 – N
Shingle 0.45mm –
Shingle 0.55M –
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