Is A Metal Roof Right for ME?
Below is a quick pro and con list of why Metal Roofing may be the right choice for you. A Metal Roof isn’t for everyone but if you are looking for a long lasting roof, with no maintenance and worry free warranty, than it may be the perfect choice for you.
A permanent Classic Metal Roof may last 100 years – saving thousands of dollars, and headaches.
Temporary asphalt shingles need replacing every 8-15 years, making them very costly over time.
A Classic Metal Roof maintains its beauty for a lifetime and will not rust, crack, mildew or rot.
Asphalt shingles quickly deteriorate and become an eye sore due to streaking, curling and de-granulation.
A Classic Metal Roof has a 30-year fade-resistant warranty on its paint application.
Fading begins on an asphalt roof the day it is installed.
Classic Metal Roofs interlock on all four sides and pass UL 580 testing guaranteed at 120 mph.
Asphalt shingles are prone to blow off due to poor design.
When correctly installed, a Classic Metal Roof is maintenance free.
Asphalt shingles require on-going maintenance.
A Classic Metal Roof has 98% recycled aluminum content – making it extremely eco-friendly.
Over 350 million tons of asphalt shingles are discarded in landfills every year.
A Classic Metal Roof brings significant curb appeal to your home – separating you from your neighbours.
Asphalt shingles bring little to no curb appeal to the resale of your home.
National resale value of a Class Metal Roof is 85.9% (Metal Roofing Alliance Magazine).
Resale value of an asphalt roof is zero.
Aluminium metal roofs reflect heat – decreasing your cooling costs by 20-25% compared to asphalt.
Asphalt shingles absorb heat during summer months – increasing your air conditioning bills.
Classic Metal Roof’s product warranty is non-prorated and guaranteed for as long as you own your home.
Most asphalt product warranties are prorated at 5 years, leaving homeowners with minimal protection.
A Classic Metal Roof carries a 40-year transferable warranty at no cost to the homeowner(s).
Asphalt manufacturers rarely carry transferable warranties on their product lines.
A Classic Metal Roof has a Class IV Hail Rating: (The highest impact rating for hail).
Most asphalt shingles have a Class I Hail Rating.
Metal Roofs are cheaper than asphalt shingles when considering the next 20 years.
Asphalt shingles are cheap to install the first time.
Metal roofs are Class “A” Fire Rated.
Asphalt roofs are not Class “A” Fire Rated.
Metal roofs shed snow quickly – no shoveling equates to safety for homeowners.
Asphalt roofs do not shed snow quickly enough – making shoveling your roof a dangerous proposition.
If you would like more information on Metal Roofing click here. Are you interested in Steel? Click here. We have many different styles to choose from all back by a 40-year non-perforated completely transferable warranty. Contact us now for more information by call 519-268-6331 or fill out our form and you will be contacted within 24 business hours.