A high-performance roof takes more than just shingles. We want to help you understand how a complete metal roofing system works together to protect your home. Are you looking to permanently replace your roof for the last time in your lifetime? Are you interested in a beautiful and distinct alternative to typical shingle roofs? Are you interested in a product that is both environmentally friendly and can reduce your energy bills? Then a metal roof may be the solution for you!Contact Swanson Roofing Today!
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Advantages of Quality Metal Roofing
- Lower-Life Cycle cost:
- Standard asphalt shingles have a life span of 20-30 years.
- Metal roofs have a life of 40-60 years or more.
- Over a 60-year period, asphalt shingles could cost 3 times as much.
- Energy Efficient:
- Metal roofing reflects heat to effectively reduce cooling loads in the summer
- Savings up to 40% on cooling costs
- Tax credits available in some areas.
- Reduced Homeowners Insurance rates (check with your insurance agent.)
- Environmentally Friendly:
- 100% recyclable
- Made with a minimum of 25% recycled materials
- Unmatched Durability:
- Impervious to termites, raccoons, squirrels and other pests
- Resists fire and helps protect structures from fire damage.
- Metal outperforms other roofing products when exposed to high winds.
- Won’t deteriorate under UV rays
- Can withstand harsh environments
- Class 4 Impact Rating
- Architects specifying metal on increasing number of projects
- Building and homeowners are choosing metal
- Asphalt shingles are still the low-cost choice, but the gap is closing on price
- Revival of interest in environmentally friendly products like metal
- Wood—not durable and limited fire resistance compared to metal
- Slate and clay tile—too heavy and require structural reinforcement
- Metal roofing offers options for a variety of applications