The benefits of Metal Roofing and why it is a good idea to switch when reroofing or building a new roof.

Metal Roofing – Making the Switch
Metal Roofing     Making the Switch
Making the Switch - 6 things to Consider 1 Take on a New Look 2 Choose your Color & Style 3 Energy Efficient 4 Durable Protection from the Elements 5 Easy Maintenance 6 Get your Questions Answered
Making the Switch - 6 things to Consider 1 Take on a New Look  2 Choose your Color   Style 3 Energy Efficient  4 Durable P...
1. TAKE ON A NEW LOOK Metal roofing has come a long way. From simple corrugated sheets of metal, the roofing material is now available in a number of forms, successfully mimicking a variety of other roofing materials while doing away with their weaknesses. Like the appearance of tile? Want to retain the look of shingles for your home? No problem. Just because you’re using a metal roof doesn’t mean that your home has to look like a barn or a shed. Metal roofing prides itself in offering the best in form and function, ensuring that your new roof doesn’t only protect your home well but that it also does so in style. Tile or Shingle The choice is yours.
1. TAKE ON A NEW LOOK Metal roofing has come a long way. From simple corrugated sheets of metal, the roofing material is n...
2. CHOOSE YOUR COLOR & STYLE Aluminum Like steel, aluminum metal roofing comes supplied with colored finishes. The material doesn’t age well on its own and colored finishes take care of that problem, while also boosting aluminum’s anti-corrosion properties. In fact, it offers better corrosion resistance than steel, making it ideal for use in coastal areas. Aluminum is also easy to form, allowing homeowners to use it exactly as they wish. Copper Unlike steel and aluminum, copper looks better as it ages. It is naturally allowed to weather so finishes are not applied over it. However, even without protective coating, copper easily resists corrosion, allowing it to withstand the elements on its own. The only drawback is that copper’s natural beauty and durability comes at a STEEP PRICE. Steel Lightweight but durable, steel is the MOST POPULAR of metal roofs around. It’s typical for steel roofing to come in a coated or colored finish, which helps it offer superior resistance against corrosion, a problem common with metals. All of these materials come in shakes, shingles, and panels. Custom profiles are also available. Tile or Shingle Various Colors. The choice is yours.
2. CHOOSE YOUR COLOR   STYLE Aluminum Like steel, aluminum metal roofing comes supplied with colored finishes. The materia...
3. ENERGY EFFICIENT & MORE Metal Roofing naturally reflects heat and quickly loses what it does absorb, keeping heat transferred to your home to a minimum. This prevents indoor temperature from wildly fluctuating, which forces your HVAC system to work doubly hard to keep you comfortable. An overworked HVAC system guzzles energy, resulting in a massive electricity bill for you. Metal Roofing can be made All of these materials to look like other roofing materials. This means you get to enjoy the strength and durability of metal with Tile or Shingle come in shakes, wood, stone, or clay, if you so choose. the appearance of It has superior longevity. shingles, and panels. Various Colors. It can last two to three times longer than the usual roof, going anywhere Custom profiles are An asphalt roof, on the other hand, typically yours. The choice is between 40 and 60 years. also available. years. averages 12 to 20
3. ENERGY EFFICIENT   MORE Metal Roofing naturally reflects heat and quickly loses what it does absorb, keeping heat trans...
4. DURABLE PROTECTION from the ELEMENTS It is highly resistant to fire. Metal is not flammable and non-combustible, meaning it won’t catch fire even when hit by lightning. Not that a metal roof attracts lighting. Instead, lightning seeks out the highest object in an area, which is antennas, poles, and towers are commonly hit. It offers ultimate protection from harsh elements. In fact, metal roofing is rated to withstand 120-mph winds, the equivalent of an F2 tornado. This means that high winds accompanying hail and rain will be no match to a properly installed metal roof, even when the roofing option is a lightweight material. It has superior longevity. It can last two to three times longer than the usual roof, going anywhere between 40 and 60 years. An asphalt roof, on the other hand, typically averages 12 to 20 years. Enjoy the strength and durability of metal with the appearance of wood, stone, or clay
4. DURABLE PROTECTION from the ELEMENTS It is highly resistant to fire. Metal is not flammable and non-combustible, meanin...
5. EASY MAINTENANCE An integral part of caring for a metal roof is making sure that maintenance tasks are carried out regularly. It is up to you to decide on specific dates but do schedule routine checks. Metal roofing is tough, so thorough examinations once or twice a year will suffice, unless an extreme weather event occurs. When severe weather hits, make it a point to check your metal roof immediately after it passes so you can assess damage as soon as possible and act accordingly. Some of the things that should always be checked for during routine maintenance include: sealant failure, damaged or loose panels and fasteners, snow or hail damage, damaged surface coating, and clogged gutters. Repainting Make sure you use acrylic latex paint when repainting your roof. Brushing on primer before you apply roof paint is also recommended as paint will adhere better to the primer, making it last longer. Copper roofs generally don’t need repainting because they develop a natural patina. Repairs Address holes or open seams to prevent moisture from seeping into your roof. You can use roofing cement to plug up small holes but if Should you decide to get a they’re big enough to be noticeable, you have to patch your roof, using metal roof, make sure you the same kind of metal to do so. make the most out of your Replacements Replace all loose parts and portions to maintain the integrity of your investment by knowing how roof. If fastener gaskets are starting to fail, replace them. If sealant at the to care for it. seams have started to thin out, reapply to replace what has been lost due to wear and tear.
5. EASY MAINTENANCE An integral part of caring for a metal roof is making sure that maintenance tasks are carried out regu...
6. GET YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED Thanks to technological advancements, metal roofing has developed into a roofing option that addresses many of the concerns home & business owners have, combining form and function to be a worthy roof replacement. More and more people are realizing what metal roofs have to offer but still many are sidelined by misconceptions they have about the roofing option. neil@allmetalroofs.com www.allmetalroofs.com Tile the installation Entrustor Shingle and care of your metal Various Colors. roof choice is yours. The to a professional
6. GET YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED Thanks to technological advancements, metal roofing has developed into a roofing option tha...
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