Metal Roofing Types | Gulf Coast Supply & Manufacturing

Metal Roofing Types

Choose the right type of metal roofing for your property

Whether you’re interested in a concealed fastener metal roofing package (commonly referred to as “standing seam”), or an exposed fastener metal roofing package, Gulf Coast can help. 

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Concealed Fastener Roofing

Also called “standing seam,” these systems have no exposed screws, making them the most weathertight and maintenance-free systems. Standing seam is a good choice for commercial and high-end residential projects but require higher-skilled craftsmen and more labor costs for installation.


This 1″ snap-lock system is a great option for many residential and light commercial applications. A contractors’ favorite and one of our best-selling panels.

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A step up from a nail-strip system but still a snap-lock, this bold 1¾” profile delivers high-end standing seam performance without a mechanical seamer. 

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VersaLoc™ & MegaLoc™

The gold standard and a great choice for most commercial applications. Mechanically seamed. Superior strength, weathertightness, and durability. 

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Utilizing a clip for attachment, this classic standing seam panel is perfect for homes of distinction. 

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Exposed fastener roofing

Exposed fastener systems use a specifically designed fastener with a sealing washer to fasten through the panels. These panels require less labor for installation and are an economical choice for many residential and some light commercial projects.


Durability combined with its ease of installation make this profile a great choice for many exposed fastener applications. 

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5V Crimp

Get that “traditional” look of metal roofing from yesteryear with this classic exposed fastener roofing system.

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Smart choice for many applications, particularly open-span framing and low-slope roofs. 3-foot wide exposed fastener system. Incredible strength and water-tightness.

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Ride the wave of architectural distinction with this 3/4” high rolling rib exposed fastener panel. Equally at home on your roof or as an architectural accent.

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