- January 23, 2015
- Posted by: Chris Martin
- Category: General Information
Certain roof materials offer different benefits in an assortment of ways. Metal roofs have a few. It’s important to be informed before you finalize a roof purchase. Here are some of the benefits you can expect if you decide a metal roof is right for you:
Metal roofs are impervious to a host of things that can bring other materials down. They can stand up to snow, tough winds, and water. Fire, insects, mildew, and rot are all problems you don’t have to worry about with a metal roof. Generally, a well installed roof will last longer than the house its built on.
Relatively light weight:
Compared to tile and concrete tile roofing materials, metal roofs don’t weigh that much. Generally they’ll be about 50-150 pounds per square.
Fast and easy installation process:
If you need a roof installation quick, metal roofs are the right choice for you. If your roof gets damaged right before an oncoming storm, having a metal roof might be your only chance to get it done in time.
Metal roofs receive a Class A fire rating, the highest possible. Even when they’re installed over other roof materials, they increase that materials fire rating.
They reflect sunlight:
This minimizes midday heat gain; you can save a few bucks on air conditioning. Dear air-space under the roof can be utilized as well to increase energy efficiency.
These are just some of the benefits to choosing metal roof material. Here at Dolphin Construction and Remodeling LLC, we offer high quality metal roof installation alongside a host of other services. For more information, please give us a call at (316) 210-9543.