For a durable, great looking roof, no other roof material tops metal. We install beautiful metal roofs that will protect your home or business for years and years to come. Owners are drawn to the classic Florida look of a metal roof, but there are many other benefits to a choosing a metal roof – they are durable, require very little upkeep, and last for decades.
Metal roofing requires minimal upkeep.
Ensuring your metal roof is free from debris and a once-yearly inspection for minor maintenance items like cleaning and paint touch ups is typically all that is needed to keep your roof in shape. Shingle or tile roofs require regular maintenance to replace broken or deteriorating shingles or tiles, as well as moss and algae removal.
Metal roofs easily last for decades
Metal roofs easily last for decades without any major changes or issues, handling winds up to 150-mph with no problem. In contrast, as shingles age they deteriorate, becoming brittle. These older, dried out shingles are easily blown off a roof, sometimes in gusts as mild as 40-mph. Metal roofing systems have wind resistance and uplift resistance that is above the new building code requirement.
Metal roofing is great for the environment.
A steel metal roof is made of about 28% recycled material and is completely recyclable at the end of its lifespan. This makes metal roofing a green building material. According to the National Association of Homebuilders Research Center, 20 billion pounds of asphalt shingles are dumped into U.S. landfills every year. If you loaded those shingles into tractor trailers, then lined them up end-to-end, they would make a line from New York City to Los Angeles, back to New York City again, then on to Chicago, that’s a lot of wasted asphalt.
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