Metal Trim

Trim provides the finishing touch on a building by giving it character and design. Meanwhile, one of the characteristics is making a building pleasing to look at, its main function is to cover gaps and join building materials together. This is meant to keep water, bugs, and other outdoor hazards from entering the building.

Metal is a high quality and durable material that is commonly used for building metal structures. When used for trim, metal can add to the aesthetic and durable qualities of a building.

Many people who choose to build a metal storage structure or home use metal trim for the finishing touch. However, metal trim can also be used with other materials as well, such as brick, vinyl, or wood. Metal trim can help give a home or storage facility creative character and design. 

If you’re interested in adding trim to a facility, you should first consider the type of design you want and the areas you want the trim to cover. Metal trim can be used around doorways and windows, as well as along the base or roof of the building. Adding trim around each of these places can not only provide a unique look, but also serve the practical purpose of keeping unwanted moisture and critters outdoors.

Benefits

There are many benefits of metal trim that make it popular for metal buildings as well as other types of buildings. Not only is it cost efficient, but it is also visually appealing with many functional benefits.

Visually Appealing

Metal trim can be used to give a bland building a slight pop of color. Maybe you wanted to give your steel building a neutral color. However, when you were finishing it off, you realized it could use a little character. Adding colorful trim can really make your building pop. Otherwise, you may have chosen a bright color for the structure of the building but are looking to finish it off with something more neutral and classic. Metal trim is available in a variety of colors, including bold reds and greens or neutral grays, whites and tans. Give your building the perfect finishing touch with metal trim.

Versatility

In addition to the visual benefits, metal trim has several functional benefits as well. During the construction process, metal buildings are pieced together with large sheets of metal. The result is a beautiful and smooth-looking building. However, the building also has small areas vulnerable to moisture and penetration at the seams. Adding metal trim helps to protect these seams. When adding metal trim, this helps to keep unwanted moisture and pests outside. Metal trim is durable against years of moisture and prying animals, making it an excellent way to secure your goods inside the building.

Durability

Metal trim provides durable results that you can count on. Just like metal siding or roofs, metal trim is built to last. Because it is durable, you don't have to worry about it breaking, wearing down or rusting. Metal trim is made to withstand the elements of time and weather.

Metal trim is able to stay strong against wind, rain and snow. Because it is so strong, it is capable of resisting pelting rain and freezing ice. This keeps your building in healthy condition and the items inside safe.

Styles

When adding metal trim to your building, there are many important factors to consider. Each part of the building will require a different type of trim. Each of these types of trim can not only protect your building from water damage and exposure to moisture, but also add to the style and design of the facility.

Corners

A metal trim corner is meant to fit the space where 2 sides or edges meet. Depending on the size of the corner, you may need a large or small option. They can also be customer designed to fit the corner's size.

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Gable Rake

Gable rake trim is meant to protect the rake end of the roof. It is placed at a building's gable on the roof's edge on the sloped side. It has a semi-rectangular shape to protect all edges.

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J-Channel

A J-channel may be used around doors or windows. It gives the building a smooth and finished look.

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Overhead Door Trim

Overhead door trim is used around the edges of garage doors. It is typically thicker and longer than other types of trim to provide extra protection.

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Rat Guard

Rat guard is an excellent option for buildings prone to mice and other small rodents. Rat guard is a durable piece of trim attached along the base of the building to prevent animals from entering the facility.

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Ridge Cap

This type of trim sits atop the building at the roof's ridges. It not only seals out moisture and rain, but can also be important to the design of the building.

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Valley Panels

A valley trim panel also installs on the roof for extra protection from water and moisture. However, instead of protecting the top of the roof at the ridge, it protects the lowest valley.

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