Higher Home Resale Value

Metal roofs increase home value and lower long-term costs

According to national averages, homeowners typically recoup 85.9% of their metal roof’s cost. Homes in the Eastern states are known to recoup as much as 95.5%! On average, homes with a metal roof have up to 6% greater resale value compared to homes roofed with asphalt. In some states, like Texas, a metal roof can even lower your homeowner's insurance by up to 35%.


Long-Lasting Durability

Metal roofing can last decades longer than asphalt

While your neighbors may re-roof their homes many times, a metal roof can last for more than 50 years. With proper care and maintenance, a high-quality metal roof can last a lifetime. Resistant to cracking, shrinking and eroding, metal roofing systems can also withstand extreme weather conditions including heavy snow loads, hail storms, and wildfires. The increased durability of metal roofing provides better protection and extends the lifespan of your home.


Easy Care & Low Maintenance

Keeping your metal roof looking great is easy and improves curb appeal

Properly installed, quality metal roofing can withstand just about anything that Mother Nature can throw at it. Metal roofing requires minimal upkeep. Unlike asphalt roofs which frequently require replacement of broken or deteriorating shingles, removal of moss and algae, and other maintenance. Rain will naturally wash your metal roof but keeping it clear of debris can ensure it remains unscuffed and in pristine condition. Metal roofs clean easily without any heavy-duty gear. You can use a mild solution of soap or non-abrasive dishwashing detergent in warm water and a sponge, soft cloth or soft bristle nylon brush (again, nothing abrasive). A low-pressure sprayer can help with removing dirt or debris as well.

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Solar Friendly

Metal Roofing = The Best Platform for Solar

Solar energy panels can easily be installed on metal roofs, sometimes even with attachment solutions that do not penetrate the roof system. Since the service life of the metal outlasts the service life of the solar energy system, installations can occur even on existing metal roofs. The ease of installation, roof cooling maximization, and long lasting durability of the metal roofing under your solar panels make solar an easy upgrade for your home with countless benefits.

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