Considerations for Metal Roofs

Metal roofing provides a beautiful look with energy efficiency and long-lasting quality. The metal used for this roofing material is commonly aluminum, copper, and steel. There are many different styles, colors, and finishes for metal roofs.

There are two types of metal roofing - standing seam metal roofs and metal shingles.

Standing seam roofs are named after their most prominent feature - the exposed seams. These roofs have hidden fasteners and a built-in that allows for natural expansion and contraction with thermal changes. Standing seam roofing is most used for commercial buildings.

Metal shingles come in many different styles, from a rustic look with shakes, to a contemporary look with slate.

Some benefits of metal roofing include:

From metal to shingle roofs, we can help you find the right roof for your home. There are many factors to consider when choosing a roofing material. The common types of roofing materials used for residential roofing installation include:

  • Durability & longevity - Metal roofs are built to last. When properly installed, a metal roof will last about 35 - 50 years.
  • Aesthetic appeal - Metal roofs significantly enhance the curb appeal for many different styles of homes.
  • Energy-efficient - Metal roofs retain heat and can save you money on your air conditioning and heating bills.
  • Environmentally friendly - This fully-recyclable material is environmentally-conscious. Often, metal roofs contain over 30% of post-consumer content. Standing seam roofs can support solar panel integration, without the need to drill holes in your roof.

If you are interested in installing a metal roof on your home, contact us to discuss options. As roofers experienced in installing metal roofs, you can rest assured your metal roof installation will be done properly.

Contact us today to request a metal roof replacement or repair in Lanham, MD.