If you would like to make your house more energy efficient, weather protected, create a beautiful design element and potentially never have to replace your roof again? This may be for you! While a metal roof is slightly more expensive than a shingle roof, the advantages of choosing metal roofing greatly outweigh the cost.
A metal roof is more energy efficient than a shingle roof. It can decrease your heating/cooling costs significantly. Most metal roofing finishes are EnergyStar rated, this allows the panels to reflect rather than absorb heat and can keep your home cooler in the summer which prevents your air conditioning system from working so hard, therefore saving you money.
If you live in an area that is prone to hurricanes or harsh climates, metal roofing can help to protect your house from harsh winds up to 145 mph, severe storms and hail. Many insurances companies provide discounts on homes that have metal roofing if you choose to put a qualified metal roofing systems on your home.
A metal roof can last two – three times longer than a shingle roof, possibly a lifetime.
A metal roof compliments many architectural styles, from a LowCountry home to a more contemporary design. Having a metal roof can also add value to the home for resale.
Metal roofing is made of recyclable materials and is fully recyclable after its duration.