ZINC&SEAM are skilled contractors of the installation of standing seam and roll cap systems,offering a choice of ventilated or warm roofing & high quality Zinc and Copper craftsmanship.
Zinc has become increasingly popular as it offers a variety of facade and roofing techniques using a wide range of surface colours. Todays Zinc is eco-friendly being 100% recyclable and is self protecting due to a naturally forming patina requiring minimal to no maintenance. The patina coating which forms over time gives a superior life span in comparison to other roofing materials, zinc can last up to 40 years & has even been known to last over 100 years in a protected environment. Zinc is the future for traditional heritage and contemporary designs as it lends itself to both whether being applied to a refurbishment or a new build project.
Zinc should be considered for roofing and facade cladding as it is durable, flexible and in the hands of specialists can be applied to almost any design and shape making it a perfect choice for bespoke projects. Zinc can be laid on pitches from 3 degrees to vertical. It has become popular with architects for it's pleasing finish and the ability to blend well with other building materials.
Copper is a material renowned for its excellent durability. No other metal has enhanced buildings all over the world for so long and adapted so well to the architectural styles of different periods. ZINC&SEAM use quality materials like classic copper, pre-patinated copper, and oxidised copper in our work, ensuring you get the variety & finish you are seeking.
Copper has excellent corrosion resistance & is considered favourably as a pro-environmental material in the building sector. Copper can be 100% recycled, this has allowed the majority of copper ever mined to stay in current circulation.
Copper forms its own corrosion resistance. When newly installed copper has a natural bright finish but over the course of a few months this finish will mellow to a deep bronze colour before finally developing a completely unique verdigris patina. Copper is one of rare things on this earth that the older it gets the better it looks.
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