Homeowners, as well as land owners such as farmers and ranchers are finding that corrugated metal siding is an inexpensive and practical siding that can be used for storage sheds, barns, and other outbuildings. Those who are not familiar with this siding should familiarize themselves with the usage, installation and maintenance factors related to this siding.
When properly installed, this siding provides protections against adverse weather conditions, including wind, rain and snow. It can be pained with a metal paint that resists rust. Its corrugated construction increases its tensile strength, making it a dependable defense against strong winds.
Siding panels can easily be installed by overlapping sheet edges and using nails or screws to fasten the panels directly to the exterior side of wall studs. they can be useful as temporary siding because they are easy to remove from a building side, they are relatively light weight, and can be easily transported and stored for future use.
Corrugated metal siding typically can be purchased with a weather resistant coating that prevents rust from forming. But, it is also easy to paint by using a paint sprayer and a metal paint. Because of the way vertical joints are interlocked when installed, the siding resists penetration of moisture from rain or snow.