Seeing more and more metal roofs around the neighborhood? You’re not the only one. What was once an unattainable novelty for the majority has now become a staple in mainstream construction. More and more people are beginning to reap the benefits of metal roofing, coveted for its durability, versatility, sustainability, and energy efficiency. Let’s dig deeper into some more of the more unique benefits metal roofs have to offer!
Metal Roofs Aren’t As Noisy As You’d Think
Contrary to popular belief, metal roofs aren’t as noisy as you may think! In fact, when a metal roof has been properly installed, it’s no noisier than any other type of roof. This is thanks to the fact that it is normally installed over a solid substrate, with the added sound barrier of the attic and insulation.
Metal Roofing Is More Cost Effective In The Long Term
While the up front cost of a metal roof may seem steep, in the long term your metal roof is far more cost effective. This is due to several factors. One being the benefit of a metal roofs long lifespan. While an asphalt shingle roof will need to be replaced every 20 to 30 years, a metal roof can last anywhere from 50 to 70 – sometimes more! The second is the low maintenance cost associated with a metal roof. Aside from removing debris, there’s not much upkeep involved. The last is a metal roof’s ability to help save on your home’s heating and cooling costs; reducing your heating and cooling costs by 10 to 25 percent.
Metal Roofing Can Stand Up To Natural Elements
Nature happens. A benefit of metal roofs is that it can handle much of what mother nature may throw at it. Metal roofs can withstand hurricane force winds, and they are virtually fireproof. More than that, metal roofs are also impervious to insects, such as termites. It has no time or patience for things like rot and mildew. And since it conducts heat quickly from the sun, snow slides off far easier – and quicker – than that of a conventional roof.
These are just some of the many benefits of metal roofs. They also come in a wide range of colors and styles, are lightweight, and 100% recyclable at the end of their lifespan. Metal panels are a clear choice for a durable, stylish, and long lasting roof. If you would like to learn more about your metal roofing options, contact our qualified team of professionals at 1.855.838.9393 or firstname.lastname@example.org.