Corrugated Galvanized Iron
Metal for roofs and walls stays strong and repels rust when it gets special treatment
Corrugated galvanized iron (CGI) is sheet metal formed into ridges and hollows, which increases its rigidity. The process of galvanizing coats the iron with zinc to keep rust at bay.
Most people picture shed roofing when they think CGI, but on this home it looks fresh and contemporary.
This exterior wall has vertical CGI cladding.
Not just for roofs, CGI can be used in a variety of applications, such as this fence.
Though the zinc coating helps fight rust, a clear coating of rust inhibitor can help protect against moisture and corrosion in an outdoor shower.
An indoor shower is lined with CGI in this sleek and angular bathroom.
Metal roofs are great for rainstorms, but CGI looks great vertically too.
The wainscoting in this boy's bedroom is CGI.
Cabinets and doors have CGI fronts in this aptly named "Quonset Hut" kitchen.
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