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8 FACTS about Stone Coated Steel

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8 Facts

about Stone Coated Metal Roofing

(information generated from TILCOR Roofing Systems)




8 FACTS

about Stone Coated Metal Roofs

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1 Stone coated steel roofs perform in the most extreme weather conditions 2 A stone coated steel roof is highly durable even in extreme weather conditions Concrete tiles crack and break in freeze thaw areas meaning they are not suitable for cold climates Stone coated steel roofs have a longer lifespan Stone coated steel roofs have an average minimum lifespan of 50 years while asphalt shingles have an average lifespan of 16 20 years and concrete 20 25 years Average Roof Life Cycle in years 50 STONE COATED STEEL ROOF 30 CEDAR 20 Weight Comparison CONCRETE WEIGHT OF STONE COATED STEEL 15 WEIGHT OF ASPHALT SHINGLES ASPHALT SHINGLES WEIGHT OF CONCRETE TILES Stone coated steel roofs are lighter ED TRADITIONAL O T M STONE COATED STEEL S IAL ER AT 3 18 COM PA R Stone coated steel roofs are 50 lighter than asphalt shingles and 75 lighter than concrete tiles In fact concrete tiles require additional structural work to support their weight A Tilcor roof can be installed in any weather and are water shedding making them suitable for all marine environments backed by our warranty Concrete tiles require underlayment to be water tight and most underlayment do not have a warranty 4 Stone coated steel roofs are water tight 19 without the reliance on underlayment

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TO Water collected o a stone coated steel roof is drinkable according to the World Health Organization s Clean Water Runo requirements Water runo from asphalt shingles do not meet those requirements Asphalt shingles are made with non renewable petroleum products and take more than 100 years to decompose once they reach a land ll Stone coated steel is 100 recyclable 7 20 Stone coated steel is 100 recyclable LS RIA 6 Stone coated steel roofs are walkable and are Class 4 Impact Resistance A RE D TE PA Drinkable runo water COM 5 STONE COATED STEEL T R A DITI O N A L M Concrete tiles are not walkable once installed and homes re roo ng to a concrete roof require a structural engineering report While asphalt shingles require impact resistant shingles for lower insurance premiums stone coated steel roofs are Class 4 Impact Resistance without the need for special products Asphalt shingles require special granules to qualify as a cool roof Stone coated steel installed on battens results in a cool roof regardless of color 8 A stone coated steel roof quali es for a cool roof regardless of color 21

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