When you think of metal roofing, you might immediately imagine pictures of old-fashioned tin roof, rustic and ridged. However, there have been significant advances in the design and renovation, consequently making these roof more elegant, durable, and popular option amongst many residential and commercial property owners. Metal roofs are typically made of recycled metals such as aluminum, tin, copper and stainless steel. Two common types are standing seam and metal shingles.
Metal roofing systems are known to durable in even the harshest climates and typically include a 30 – 60 year warranty. They are incredibly light-weight compared to old-fashioned shingles making for fast and easy installation when a roof needs replaced.
Major benefits metal roofs provide:
- Energy Efficient: They show light during the summertime, conserving cash on energy expenditures. And though insulation is not completely utilized in metal roofing systems, there ought to be a gap in between exterior surfaces and the roofing structure.
- Weather Resistant: Due to their strong structure, they can endure harsh weather whether its hurricane winds, rainfall, or hail.
- Water Resistant: They do a great job of keep rain and moisture out of your home and in the winter snow falls right off.
- Fire Resistant: They are non-combustible, which might save you some money on your homeowner’s insurance.
When it comes to roof replacement cost, metal roofing is not going to be the cheapest option. Atleast in the short term. If you intend on living in your home for an extended quantity of time, however, hiring a roofer to install a new metal roof is a great investment that will protect your home and raise your property’s market value.
You can learn more about the metal roofing systems we offer on this page.
Appleton Roofing Company
1807 S Walden Ave
Appleton, WI 54915