Lightning occurs from the highest object in an area, regardless of the material from which it is made. Metal roofing does not create nor attract lightning and poses no additional lightning risk to the structures it protects
Unlike most other roofing materials, metal does not lose impact resistance with age. Because of our Class IV UL 2218 Impact Resistance Rating
Metal Roof is an investment in your home/business which provides an immediate and ongoing increase in home value. While it has a higher upfront cost, homeowners who plan to remain in their home through at least one more re-roofing cycle (usually 12 – 17 years), will see a significant financial benefit from a metal roof . Metal Roofing will also save you money on ever-increasing home energy bills and most are Energystar Rated, Cool roof technology
Because metal roofing is a premium home product, you can expect your new roof to cost roughly two to three times what an asphalt shingle roof costs. However, a metal roof is comparable in price to tile roofing or cedar shake roofing. If you currently have a slate roof, you can expect your metal roof to cost less.
No matter what kind of metal roofing style you choose, you'll never have to worry about your roof again. Most come with a true 30 to 50 year warranty. Plus, your new metal roof will add to the resale value of your home, save you money on your energy bills, and give you peace of mind that you'll likely never have to re-roof again
In comparison to other roofing products, Asphalt shingles roofs starts to deteriorate the moment they are installed. According to the asphalt roofing industry, the average lifespan of traditional shingles is 12-17 years! Heavily pro-rated or limited warranties on these products bring little or no value to property owners. Metal Roofing Systems carry meaningful long-term warranties on both the base metal and their high-quality coatings
Yes it is considered a “Green Roof” and its long life expectancy guarantees sustainability. Add in energy efficiency and the ability to be installed over most existing roofs (avoiding landfill disposal of old materials) and you have what is likely the most environmentally-friendly roof available to Building owners! In comparison, temporary roofing materials use up precious natural resources and pollute the earth by sitting in landfills. They can be recycled over and over again
You'll be surprised to learn that a metal roof is, on average, 50% lighter than an asphalt shingle roof, and 75% lighter than concrete tile, fiber cement shakes and slate. With metal roofing weight on a structure is never an issue