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Residental Copper Roof

Hanover County, Virginia

This rambling gabled dwelling shows 20 ounce standing seamed copper roof performing in a detailed and high end setting. Project located in Hanover County, Virginia.

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Our Roofs Begin as Rolls Of Sheet Metal -- Bulk Purchasing Makes These Roofs More Cost-Efficient

Our Roofs Begin as Rolls Of Sheet Metal -- Bulk Purchasing Makes These Roofs More Cost-Efficient
Steeply Pitched Angled Dormer Makes For Challenging Metal Work

Steeply Pitched Angled Dormer Makes For Challenging Metal Work
Froming the Second Fold of the Double-Locking Crimp

Froming the Second Fold of the Double-Locking Crimp
Metal Works Equally Well On Pitches Like This One -- Far Steeper Than 45 Degrees -- And On Roofs As Low As a 2/12 Pitch

Metal Works Equally Well On Pitches Like This One -- Far Steeper Than 45 Degrees -- And On Roofs As Low As a 2/12 Pitch
Pans Are Run Long And Then Trimmed And Folded To Form The Ridge Seam

Pans Are Run Long And Then Trimmed And Folded To Form The Ridge Seam
Using Antique And Traditional Tools To Finish Form The Ridge Seam

Using Antique And Traditional Tools To Finish Form The Ridge Seam
The Rich Brown Patina Begins To Develop While We're Still Busy Installing The Next Section of Pans

The Rich Brown Patina Begins To Develop While We're Still Busy Installing The Next Section of Pans
View of the copper roof project from above gables showing ridge and valley details.

View of the copper roof project from above gables showing ridge and valley details.
A Roof this Complicated Should Really Only Have to be Replaced Once in a Lifetime -- Copper Gives You That Lifespan Without Maintenance Concerns

A Roof this Complicated Should Really Only Have to be Replaced Once in a Lifetime -- Copper Gives You That Lifespan Without Maintenance Concerns
Taking A Moment to Reflect On Our Work

Taking A Moment to Reflect On Our Work
Critical Areas Like This Complex Valley Are Fully Soldered To Prevent Leaks

Critical Areas Like This Complex Valley Are Fully Soldered To Prevent Leaks
A Project Of This Value Deserves A Traditional Lightning Suppression System

A Project Of This Value Deserves A Traditional Lightning Suppression System
A Fully Soldered Copper Gutter Compliments The Roof Well And Will Last For Generations

A Fully Soldered Copper Gutter Compliments The Roof Well And Will Last For Generations
Downspouts Are Fully Soldered Except For Their Union With The Gutter Which Can Be Disassembled For Cleaning

Downspouts Are Fully Soldered Except For Their Union With The Gutter Which Can Be Disassembled For Cleaning
Downspouts Installed

Downspouts Installed
Roof Complete

Roof Complete
15 Years Later The Roof Shows a Rich Brown Patina

15 Years Later The Roof Shows a Rich Brown Patina
Soldered Seams and Durable Copper Mean a Long Life With Minimal Maintenance

Soldered Seams and Durable Copper Mean a Long Life With Minimal Maintenance