Galvanized piping replaced cast iron and lead in cold-water plumbing in the early 20th century. The life expectancy of galvanized  plumbing is about 70 years, depending on the region’s impurities in the water supply, proximity to electrical grids, thickness of zinc, and whether the piping was coated on the inside

The most common use for sheet metal is for commercial construction projects. However, galvanized sheet metal-specific uses include:

  • Awnings
  • Balconies
  • Building frames
  • Canopies
  • Ductwork
  • Handrails
  • Fences
  • Industrial walkways
  • Ladders
  • Staircases
  • Street Furniture
  • Support Beams
  • Verandas