Straightening out metal cladding substrates

Different systems, materials and substrates – there’s a lot to think about when specifying metal cladding. From fire performance requirements to best practice guidelines, each cladding system in the Metal Cladding Systems range has recommended substrate requirements and what works for one profile, may not cut the mustard for another. This blog will take a closer look at each roof and wall cladding profile in the Metal Cladding Systems range; exploring substrate options, minimum requirements and substrate selection restrictions. Substrate

Snaplock, the Block favourite.

Sleek, prominent and precise. Snaplock is rapidly becoming Australia’s “it” panel. Since being showcased on The Block, Snaplock has proved it is your go-to for a contemporary twist on classic metal cladding. “Yes, you may know me from a little show called The Block…” If Snaplock could talk, this would be its pick-up line. Snaplock is entitled to its swagger. It isn’t confined to big lavish properties though, you can find it on large commercial buildings, residential homes, and townhouse developments like The Block. You

JMB Modular Home

JMB Modular Home Installer: JMB Modular Building Cladding profile: Interlocking Material: Vestis Aluminium Nebula Midnight Photo Credit: JMB Modular Building

Nailstrip, the people’s cladding panel!

When simplicity and clean lines are consistently king, Nailstrip is a statement panel that has the best of both worlds. Resembling its popular European cousin, Standing Seam (we all have that cousin) Nailstrip is cost effective, easily installed and continues to be one of the most popular options among builders, beginner installers and architectural projects wanting a crisp finished look – without the fuss. If you’re tired of sheepishly nodding your head when Nailstrip is brought up, don’t worry! You’re

Willansby Avenue

Willansby Avenue Installer: Gunther ProjectsCladding profile: Interlocking and SnaplockMaterial: Vestis Aluminium Nebula Storm

Oil Canning – What’s the deal?

Oil canning is one of the most controversial aspects of metal cladding. Some people don’t mind the appearance of ripples, others can’t stand them. Regardless of personal opinion, one of the most popular questions asked of Metal Cladding Systems is, “how do I stop oil canning?” To answer the question on everybody’s lips, let’s take a close look at oil canning. Let’s explore what oil canning is, what causes it, and if there are any preventative measures we can. What is oil

Mastering your Standing Seam specifications

Standing Seam is one of our most popular roof and wall cladding profiles. This architectural system can achieve high-end details, seamless roof to wall design and will bring the ultimate ‘wow factor’ to any project with its linear seam aesthetic. But how well do you really know Standing Seam? Sure, it’s specified widely and Standing Seam by Metal Cladding Systems is the building industry’s go-to for seamed cladding, but did you know Standing Seam offers the highest level of architectural flexibility?