metal or shingle?
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DESCRIPTIONMetal or Shingle?. Use this guide to help you decide what is best for your home or business. The first thing to consider is the type of roof you currently have and where you live. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
Metal or Shingle?
Metal or Shingle?Use this guide to help you decide what is best for your home or business
The first thing to consider is the type of roof you currently have and where you live. If you live in a historical area there may limitations on what type of improvements you are permitted to make on your building. If you have a home owners association, you may be required to check with them before making any improvements.
#1 Question from homeowners: How long will it be before I need to replace my roof again?The type of roof you choose will determine how long you can expect to have the roof before needing repair and/or replacement. Type of RoofTypical Life SpanShingle10-15Steel20-30Aluminum30-40Copper60-100The Metal Roofing Alliance website is a great resource for information on metal roofing and the National Roofing Contractors Association offers many resources for all types of roofs. Metal roofing materials come in a variety of grades and gauges which changes the quality and life span of the roof.
Upgrading the type of roof can add value to your homeMetal roofing is easier on the environmentThe economic life of a metal roof is much longer.Installed properly, a metal roof is energy efficient.Metal roofs are not combustible- so they can be a better choice in areas with lightening and fires.Consider Metal-Some Metal roofing qualifies for an energy star rating: See www.energystar.govFor more information.
Call for a quote or to discuss options for your home or business.