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Oil Canning – Roofing’s Elephant in the Room

Artists have to get their inspiration from somewhere, even when they work with metal roofing. For the world-famous architect, Frank Gehry, that original inspiration came from the Inland Steel Building in Chicago. It’s a big commercial high-rise building, built in the 50’s, and when Frank looked at it from just the right angle, he saw […]

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Master Lessons in Metal Roofing: Oil Canning

Here we are, with another one of our monthly lessons in metal roofing terms! At a recent conference they talked about this, so that’s why I decided to blog about it. Oil canning is a pretty common phenomenon and, while you probably don’t know the term, I’m sure you’ve seen what the term refers to. […]