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Metal Roof

Reasons to Choose a Metal Roof

REASONS TO CHOOSE A METAL ROOF

Longevity A metal roof can last up to 70 years. Traditional asphalt roofing materials have an estimate life expectancy of 12-20 years.
Durability Some metal roofs can sustain wind gusts up to 140 miles per hour. They will also not corrode or crack, and may be impact resistant. Metal roofs do not need periodic maintenance that other roofing materials often require. However, they should be inspected periodically to make sure no repairs are required.
Safety Metal roofs will not spark and ignite into flames in the event of a wildfire or lightning strike.
Energy Efficiency Metal roofs reflect solar radiant heat, which can reduce cooling costs by 10-25%.
Environmentally friendly Metal roofs have 25-95% recycled content, but are also 100% recyclable at the end of their life as a roof. In contrast, most shingle tear-off waste ends up as part of the building-related waste stream – up to 20 billion pounds a year.
Weight (Comparing an area equal to 100 square feet)

  • Tile: 750 pounds per square
  • Concrete Tile: 900 pounds per square
  • Metal Roofing: 50-150 pounds per square

Listen to Wayne McDaniel give his personal testimony on the benefits of metal roofs. Make sure to contact Apachee Roofing for any of your roofing needs, it’s what’s on top that counts!