Metal Roofing Systems
A Few Advantages of Metal Roofing
Metal roofing is one of the longest lasting and beautiful roofing materials a home owner could hope for. While many other roofing options will flake out after 30 years, and only the costliest options last after this point. Metal roofing is a cost-effective option that routinely lasts for half a century of longer with proper care and professional installations.
This following article will provide an overview of a few other reasons a metal roof is the best choice for you.
A Safer Option
No matter the environmental risk in your region, the metal roof can withstand them and provide ample safety to the residents within. In the North, there are snow pile ups that can threaten to collapse a roofing structure causing damage and even injury. The metal roof never has this problem because it reacts to solar gain and keeps the roof from piling up. If fire is a bigger concern, it’s no concern with a metal roof. A metal roof is non-combustible and minimizes the risks of fires. Furthermore, those homes with metal roofs can obtain the important Class A fire rating for their safety features.
The Best-Looking Roof Around
Sure a roof that lasts a long time is nice, and is tit can keep you safer from the elements, even better, but what you really want is a roof that makes the neighbors cringe with jealousy each time they see it gleaming in the sun. No matter the décor or architectural style of your home and property, a metal roof will only make it look better. You can gain the style and appeal of luxurious slate or stone roofing option for a fraction of the cost; Metal roof are also much lighter than a stone roof and you probably won’t need to reconstructs the inner roof structure as well.
If you like the look and styles of wooden roof, but aren’t so thrilled about their shorter lifespans and fire rating, the metal roof can last much longer and never burns. No matter the look or style you are trying to achieve, the metal roof can do it better.
The Green Option
A environmentally friendly roofing option can lower your energy expenses and even improve the value of your home. Metal roofs are great because they are made of 100% recyclable materials. Furthermore, the roof you select can be chosen to reduce your energy expenses. IT could be used to absorb the heat of the sun in cooler climates thus keeping the interior warm in the winter. In the south where the sun is hot, a metal roof can reflect the heat away from the interior, thus keeping the home cool and reducing the workload of the HVAC.
The Low Maintenance Option
Come rain come shine, the metal roof requires hardly any maintenance to stay in pristine conditions and function optimally. Whether you live under threat of hurricanes or intense summer heat, the metal roof will endure and prove quite resilient, especially if installed properly.