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Home / Blog / How to Use PBR Panels on Metal Buildings

How to Use PBR Panels on Metal Buildings

3 years ago

If you are a fan of metal buildings, then you may have heard of PBR panels and be wondering what they are used for. To help you discover the information you need, we have shared everything about PBR panels in our blog. By the time you finish reading, you will know exactly what one is, what it does, how to install it, how much it costs, and how to choose the best type for your building.

Find Out What is a PBR Panel

Steel PBR Panels are the covering for the majority of metal buildings that you either installed yourself or had installed by a company like ours.

The great thing about metal PBR panels is that they are designed to add a high-spec. finish and replace the old, corrugated exterior that you would have purchased years ago. All metal PBR panels come in a range of color options, and you can rely on them to last for many years after installation, meaning that your building will last longer than ever before!

The Extra Feature That Gives PBR Panels the Edge

When it comes to choosing the right panels, you may wonder why the PBR roof panels price comes in slightly higher than other options. The main reason for this is because they have a completely unique purlin bearing leg that provides a much higher level of support, resulting in better levels of strength when fastening.

In reality, a panel is only ever as strong and durable as the strength of its fastener, and by adding this unique addition, your panels will enjoy a much longer life than their competition. This means that your building will last longer and have fewer maintenance needs.

How Easy Are PBR Roof Panels to Install?

When it comes to installing PBR roof panels, they provide flexible installation options so that you can put them over the top of open framing or choose to install them on a solid substrate. This flexibility not only makes life easier but allows PBR panels to be used on domestic and residential properties as well as commercial entities too.

The other great thing about these panels is that there is a ½:12 slope as the minimum, meaning that if you have height-restricted products, then you will be able to enjoy greater clearance than ever before.

Why Painted PBR Panels Are the Best

When it comes to working out your PBR panels’ price, then you will need to factor in the paint that you will cover and protect them. Choosing PBR panels from Probuilt Steel Buildings means that you will get superior products that are pre-painted, weather-proofed, and ready for use.

While many people will see painting as a way to personalize their metal building and provide an aesthetically pleasing look, there are also other reasons why it is important to install fully painted panels:

  • Firstly, having painted panels gives your building protection from extreme weather events such as hail and reduces the possibility that your panels will become rusted and need replacement. If you live in a part of the country that experiences weather extremes throughout the year, then these will be highly beneficial to you.

  • Secondly, painted panels also provide a layer of protection when it comes to the sun and helps to reflect the sunlight from the building, keeping the temperature inside at a stable rate. This is great when you want to store your things at a constant temperature or when you own items that can be damaged by spikes in the temperature.

As technology has improved, so have the ability of painted PBR panels to provide you with superior protection when you need it the most. We offer a range of different color finishes and will always strive to ensure that your metal building fits with your style as well as your needs.

More Reasons – Why PBR Panels Are the Best Choice

If you have heard of R-Panels, then you may be wondering why PBR is still the better choice. R-Panels work by reducing the amount of metal-on-metal contact, whereas PBR panels overlap completely and provide a better level of waterproofing.

The other advantages PBR panels have over R-Panels include: • Thicker gauge steel for better protection and superior finish • A 1-1/4” rib height that provides better strength in comparison to the 5/8” of a standard R-panel • Increased overlap means stronger joins and better connections • The ability for workers to walk over strong PBR panels rather than R-Panels that would buckle under the weight of an adult • Increased levels of waterproofing because of the strong and deep panel connections

It is clear that PBR panels offer the best solution in all aspects and are easy to install, meaning that your steel building could be secure and looked after in minimal time.

Let Us Supply Your Steel PBR Panels Today

When you choose Probuilt Steel Buildings to supply your PBR panels for your metal buildings, you can look forward to expert service and the best quality materials. All our panels are finished to the high standard you need and can be painted to suit your style. We will happily install them for you when they have been engineered. Our experts will also help you with handy advice on how to maintain them so that they last the test of time.

As the nation's leading manufacturer of metal buildings, we know what it takes to ensure that our customers are happy and impressed. We offer the best lead times in the country, and all our metal buildings are delivered free to an address of your choosing. Call us today at (877) 754-1818, and get your dream building built with Probuilt Steel Buildings.

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