Copper is one of the oldest materials used for covering roofs, with many roofs over 100 years old examples can be seen on historical buildings, palaces and churches all over Europe. Due its warmth, beauty and ability to compliment commonly used building materials; copper is continuously popular with architects and is commonly used for both traditional and contemporary building designs today.
Coppers is supplied in a bright natural state but over time the bright bronze tones develop into a natural green patina through its natural weathering process. Whilst aesthetically pleasing copper is well known for its durability, longevity and resistance to corrosion wind and fire. It benefits from being 100% recyclable and can be striped back and reused making copper a viable and sustainable roofing solution.
Due to the nature of the material, copper is incredibly pliable, allowing it to be shaped and formed over irregular roof structures, making it idea product for dome and curved roofs. In recent years new tools and installation methods have been introduced that aid the installation time, copper can be installed at most temperatures.
Copper can be laid on pitches as low as 3 degrees and is available in different widths and weights, and there are range of finishes available making cooper a superior roof covering choice.
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