The market of roofing sheets in India has been ever evolving. In the recent decades the roofing industry in the country has seen a paradigm shift with increase in customer engagement in selection of roofing solutions and increased customer demand in terms of value for money and aesthetics.
This has resulted into increased demand of roofing sheets in Domestic, industrial and commercial sectors.
There are various types of roofing sheets available in the market like –
- Plastic roofing sheets
- Corrugated roofing sheets
- Metal roofing sheets
- Polycarbonate roofing sheets
Steel roofing solution has in recent times evolved as winner in roofing sheets market due to various factors ranging from Aesthetics, cost effectiveness, recyclability, low maintenance, durability and energy efficiency. Whether you are buying a home or planning of installation, here are some of the few reasons why steel is better than conventional roofing.
Light Weight and high strength – As compared to weight of other roofings like cement tiles, the metal roofing sheets are very light weight thus saving on the additional cost of engineering and supportive structure of the building. Metal roofing sheets can also be installed on the already existing structures/ roofs without or with minimum additional support.
Superior Aesthetics with design flexibility – The metal roofing sheet enhance the aesthetics of the structure and gives it a stylish look.
Fire/Termite resistance – Most of the metal roofing sheets are non-combustible thus proving a good resistance from fire. These are also resistant to termites unlike the conventional roofing sheets.
Variety of colours – Colour coated steel sheets come in a variety of aesthetically pleasing colour. One can choose from various options of colours based on their requirement and personal taste.
Energy efficiency – Metal roofing sheets reflects the solar rays, thus reducing cooling cost of the whole structure from 10 to 25%.
Availability in various profiles – Metal roofing sheets are available in various profiles along with different lengths, widths and thickness.
Recyclability – Metal roofing sheets are sustainable and can be completely recycled. The left over scraps, old panels and tear off metal can be 100% recycled for any other future metal products.
Durability and strength – Along with the aesthetic appeal metal roofing sheets also come with higher durability and high strength resulting in longer life span, these sheets resist corrosion, providing longer service life and less maintenance.
Weather resistant – Steel roofing sheets have higher resistance to weather as compared to other conventional roofing materials this includes cracking, leakage etc.
Maintenance free/ requires less maintenance – As compared to the traditional roofing, these sheets require less maintenance. Due to resistance to weather, higher durability these roofs requires very less or no maintenance, thus saving on the recurring cost to maintain the structure.
Number of applications – The steel roofing sheets can be used for many type of applications by the house owners, like roof on roof, portico, garage, porches etc. due to its cost effectiveness and higher durability it is one of the most preferred medium for primary as well as secondary roofing applications.
Based on the various benefits discussed here, it can very well be concluded that with proper installation steel sheets are one of the trending and most sort after roofing solution available in the market. Along with increasing the aesthetics and style quotient of the building they are highly durable and low maintenance. These are cost effective and can be used for various applications in residential as well as commercial sectors.
Durashine has excellent corrosion protection due to ZN AL alloy ( 55% Al, 43.4% Zn, 1.6% Si) coated steel base. Its advanced paint technology provides a durable, baked-on paint finish that resists peeling, chipping and cracking.
Durashine, from the house of Tata Blusescope steel offers a wide range of colour coated steel sheets, which have a number of benefits. These sheets are Long lasting, have higher strength and load bearing capacity, they keep the interiors cooler as compared to the outside temperature, Durashine performs better during rains and comes in a variety of aesthetically pleasing colours.
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