As a well established metal roofing company, with a fantastic reputation, you can call on JTC for all your roofing needs.
Our range of metal roofing services includes our standing seam roofs that offer the utmost durability and offer protection against even the harshest of weathers. Another more affordable option is the copper single roof with its shiny and attractive aesthetics.
Overall, copper is a fantastic roofing material as it incorporates high thermal properties with flexibility - making it great for moulding around awkward shapes - and is durable and long lasting too!
On choosing the right metal roof for you, our team of skilled roofers will be on hand to carry out a safe installation, so you can get back to normal as quick as possible.
So, why not reduce the chances of roof repairs further down the line, by investing in a copper roof with JTC Roofing? Contact us today for more information on our prices and costs.
Copper Roofing FAQs
For further information on copper roofing, feel free to have a browse through our FAQs. If you have a question or a query that we haven’t covered below, please feel free to get in touch with us and we’ll be happy to help.
Q. What are the different laying methods?
A. Laying methods include:
- Batten roll or standing seams
- Integral clipping
- Sliding/colliseau joints clips can also be used
Q. What underlay should you use?
A. Klober Permosec
Q. How much does copper weigh?
Approximately per square meter, 0.6mm is 5kg and 0.7mm is 6 kg
Q. What is the lifespan of a copper roof?
A. With a correctly designed and installed roof, the lifespan can be in excess of 100 years.
Q. What finishes are available for copper?
A. There are a variety of finishes available for copper, including:
- Bright milled
Q. What are the benefits of a copper roof?
A. Copper roofs are cost-effective, lightweight and flexible.
Q. How is copper fixed to a roof?
A. Copper sheets or panels are fixed to the roof using clips - either fixed or sliding - allowing the copper to expand and contract alongside changes in the temperature. If the copper were to be fixed rigidly, the sheets may well split with changes in temperature.
Q. Why does copper turn green?
A. Copper is known to turn green, and this is due to chemical reactions with the elements. The pale green outer layer that copper gains when in contact with rain, wind, snow and sun is called a patina.
Q. How long does it take for copper to turn green?
A. The reactions which turn copper green take around 15-20 years. The green verdigris patina can form within just a few hours however if the relevant treating solution is not applied to the copper right away following its installation.