Thinking of a zinc or metal standing-seam roof? if so, then think GreenCoat PLX Pro BT, Scandinavia’s tough, Eco-friendly roofing material. Read through some of the top benefits of using GreenCoat PLX for your project.
No, aside from a general roof inspection, GreenCoat PLX metal roof sheets will not require any special treatment or maintenance.
For any standing seam metal roof, a minimum pitch is required, usually about 4 degrees. Below that will require a different approach to the standing seam. PLX works very well on facades, and it can be installed to match your roof and your Lindab guttering if needed. Have a look at our projects page for examples and inspiration.
No, GreenCoat PLX will be purchased by your chosen metal roof contractor and not your main contractor. When your roof or façade is ready to be clad, your experienced metal roofer will take delivery of the metal in coil form. Your roofing contractor will be responsible for forming the metal roof sheets. Read our blog about how to choose the correct metal roofing contractor for your project.
No, SSAB specialises in high-quality steel products and GreenCoat PLX is manufactured in Sweden and only for standing seam metal roofing.
This is a broad question and thus cannot be answered in a few lines. Generally, one must consider: A) Appeal of the material and B)prevailing technical factors (such as location, marine environment, type of build-up etc.).
Technically, PLX can be used where many other roofing metals cannot (such as zinc, and copper roofing materials). Therefore, personal preference on colour is usually a determining factor. Request a free sample wallet to assist in your colour choice.
Exceptionally well. GreenCoat steel is 100% recyclable and with zero loss in quality. The metal roofing material is lightweight, meaning reduced delivery costs and a very low embedded energy – far less than zinc roofing.
Swedish Steel have even improved the coating by using Bio-Based technology that uses sustainable oils such as rapeseed oil in place of fossil fuels. Even the Swedish Steel mill uses heat from the production process to heat local homes!
It will take a good tinsmith many years to perfect the art of traditional metal roofing. Most metal roof contractors work daily with copper, zinc and GreenCoat PLX, which improves both the technical ‘know-how’ and the dexterity to do a good job.
Unless you are a busy metal roofer, it’s unlikely you’ll have these skills or the necessary specialist equipment to do the job. The Metal Roof Company can introduce you to several trained local expert metal roofers. Call us on 0208 810 0120
Yes. We can send you our info sheet on cappings and copings. They are easy to install AND cost less than aluminium. It can be be done under the metal roof package, hence saving the need for different trades and co-ordination.
Across Scandinavia, where winters are exceptionally cold and the summers are very hot, a zinc standing seam roof is not the material of choice. Instead, GreenCoat PLX, a high-quality coated steel, is used to achieve a striking appearance. PLX can be installed using the same techniques as zinc or copper roof installations, but with temperatures as low as to -15 C, this material is far less prone to underside corrosion, cracking and white rust. Greencoat PLX Pro BT, as supplied by The Metal Roof Company, is one of the greenest metal roofing products on the market and is certainly one of the best metal solutions for your standing seam roof.
Whether you’re an architect, specifier, developer or homeowner, PLX will ensure that your project stands apart from the rest. And for the right reasons.
Market-leading material warranties, simple and straight-forward installation details (supplied to your experienced metal roofer), all help to ensure that you achieve a great finish to your roof or façade. Request a FREE sample wallet delivered straight to your door by filling out the contact form above.
Zinc has been the metal roofing material of choice for over 150 years among homeowners, architects and developers. Its durability and long-lasting qualities often make it a popular choice.
Copper is exceptionally malleable and can easily be hand-formed into shingle tiles, batten roll effects and standing seam roof panels. It can enhance virtually any building.
Lindab gutters are long-lasting, maintenance-free, cost effective and eco-friendly. Furthermore, all of our lindab gutters can be colour matched to GreenCoat PLX roofing, available from the Metal Roof Company in 11 unique colours.