Board & Batten Panels

The Metal Shop Board & Batten Panels

Board and batten metal siding consist of wide planks that are joined together by thin strips to cover the seams. It creates stronger and more energy-efficient siding. 

Historically, board and batten siding is made up of wood. However, employing wood panels for siding has problems such as termites, rotting, mildew, and warping. The integrated batten provides long clean lines and the shadows they create add dimension and interest to any building design.

Why choose Board and Batten by The Metal Shop?

The Metal Shop Board and Batten are ideal for both residential and commercial applications. Available in 32 colors and textures in 28 gauge steel. Vertical metal panel featuring a flat board with a raised batten. Whether used for your entire home or business or simply as an accent, board, and batten is sure to provide a unique design to any project. It resembles the board, with a smooth appearance and hidden fasteners. Its distinct design includes a gap between each sheet that resembles batten as it breaks up the traditional panel design.

One of the most significant advantages of designing with metal is the variety of colors available, especially when compared to wood siding. The Metal Shop offers a wide range of color options for your board and batten inspired motif siding.

Key Benefits of using Board and Batten Panels

Board and Batten Panels offer several advantages that make it popular among homeowners, contractors, and architects. Here are a few examples:

Longevity – Metal is tough and durable. The sheet metal in this type of roofing can be penetrated by heavy falling limbs or dented by a severe hailstorm. And the paint on our Board and Batten panels are warranted to be intact at the end of 40 years.

Low Maintenance – Metal siding requires minimal upkeep and will endure for many years if properly installed.

Energy Efficiency – Metal roof is considered a cool roof by the US Environmental Protection Agency. This is because metal roofing can be painted any color, including colors on the lighter end of the spectrum which will prevent solar heat gain. Composition shingles are difficult to paint.It is also easy to insulate to save energy in winter and they have reflective qualities to save energy in summer.

Environmentally Friendly – Metal panels are made from 20 – 75% recyclable materials and may not need to be replaced for 40 to 60 years. While on the other hand, it is estimated that more than 20 billion pounds of asphalt shingles are dumped in landfills each year. 

Cost Savings – The greatest savings on a metal roof is over the span of a lifetime; it is very possible that a metal roof may not leak for 60-plus years. To date, we have not seen how long this new metal roofing product will last. There is also money to be saved on energy use, tax credits, and possibly insurance and installation as well.

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