For starters, metal roofs have a longer life span, lasting anywhere from 40-70 years or more. Asphalt shingles may only last 15-20 years comparatively.
A Metal roof is highly durable and can withstand harsh weather conditions such as heavy rain, strong winds, large hail, and they are non combustible so they will not catch fire. Metal is also resistant to rot, insects, and mildew, ensuring it remains in good condition for an extended period.
Metal roofs are energy efficient they can reflect sunlight, reducing heat absorption and helping to keep your building cooler. This can lead to lower energy bills during hot summer months.
Environmentally friendly, metal roofing is often made from recycled materials, and can be recycled as the the end of its lifespan. Additionally, its energy efficiency reduces overall energy consumption, making it an environmentally responsible choice
They are lightweight compared to other roofing materials. Metal roofs often weigh 1/3rd of the weight of traditional shingles.
Metal roofing is aesthetically pleasing and comes in many styles, colors, and finishes, making it suitable for a wide range of architectural designs.
Once installed, metal roofing requires minimal maintenance. Regular inspections and occasional cleaning are typically enough to keep it in excellent condition.
Metal roofs are non-combustible, fire resistant and have a Class A fire rating.
Metal Roofing materials are snow and ice resistant. Metal roofing allows snow and ice to slide off more easily, preventing excessive buildup and potential damage to the roof structure.
Several studies and reports have shown that metal roofs can increase a home’s resale value and improve its overall appeal to buyers. According to the Metal Roofing Alliances survey in 2015, which revealed that homeowners recovered an average of 85.9% of the roof’s cost when they sold their home.
Many insurance companies offer reduced premiums for homes with certain types of metal roofing materials. Discounts and premium rates can vary between insurance providers and regions. It’s important to contact your provider for more information.