Q: What are Galvanised and Zinc Aluminium sheets and how are they different from other steel sheets?

Galvanised sheets are steel sheets coated with zinc to protect them from corrosion. Zinc Aluminium sheets are produced by coating steel sheets with aluminium zinc alloy. This coating consists of 55% aluminium, 43.5% zinc and 1.5% silicon, which is superior to other types of coating. RIVER BRAND is made from the finest aluminium zinc alloy coated or zinc coated steel.


Q: Why do customers choose RIVER BRAND over other sheets?

Key reasons are Quality, durability and strength and value. Ability to withstand toughest weather conditions, variety and easy assembly, and environmental friendliness. See Link for further details.


Q: Is RIVER BRAND roofing expensive?

No, it is highly affordable. RIVER BRAND offers you maximum value for money. While price competitive, RIVER BRAND is highly durable, adds to the resale value of your home, saves money on your energy bills, and gives you peace of mind - that you'll likely never have to re-roof again.


Q: How much longer will RIVER BRAND roofing last, compared to clay, concrete or other steel roofing products?

Roofing materials like clay tiles have varying degrees of weather-related problems that lead to breakdown. Concrete tile roofs can crack and warp. RIVER BRAND Zinc Aluminium roofing and cladding sheets, on the other hand, retain their strength and good looks decade after decade after decade. RIVER BRAND roofing is far more durable than other steel roofing in Sri Lanka.


Q: I'm concerned that a metal roof won't match my home and the roofing style in my locality.

RIVER BRAND roofing comes in various styles – from modern look to traditional tile profile. There's certain to be a style and finish to match your home and locality.


Q: How will RIVER BRAND stand up to extreme weather?

RIVER BRAND can withstand decades of abuse from extreme weather like heavy monsoons, strong winds, extreme temperatures, storms, and even external fires. It can withstand heavy monsoons, and has minimal leak when compared to other types of roofing, which are all prone to cracking. Metal roofing can withstand wind gusts up to 140 miles per hour. During high temperatures, when combined with Heat Reflective Aluminium foils, house is kept cool. In the Upcountry, it sheds frost fast, protecting structural integrity of the roof, and eliminating ice damming at the eves, so water can't back up and collect under the roof then leak into your home. It also protects your home should burning embers land on your roof, for example during wildfires.


Q: Is metal roofing noisier in bad weather than other roofing?

When installed with solid sheathing, a steel roof on your home will silence noise from rain, hail and bad weather.


Q: Is RIVER BRAND roof environmentally responsible?

Not only is it great for your home, it's great for the environment. The completely recyclable. It is a far more healthier and environmentally friendlier option than other roofing, while also consuming less resources and cost, than a clay roof or cement structure due to it's strength and lightness.


Q: Where can I find the nearest RIVER BRAND supplier or dealer?

We have around 1,200 dealers, and four outlets across the country Link. Contact us Link for information on the nearest outlet, where you can pick up your RIVER BRAND product.


Q: Can you provide details about your customer service?

At N. Vaitilingam Group, we have an unwavering commitment to customer service. Please see Link for details


Q: Can you provide information about handling, walking on roofing and maintenance?

Yes. Please see Link


Q: I'm interest becoming a RIVER brand dealer. Where can I find the application form?

We welcome outstanding dealers to our strong dealership network. Please see Link for details.