Metal roofing is a roof system made from metal pieces or metal tiles, most common material is hot dipped galvanized metal roofing system. Metal roofs protect homes from extreme weather events with durable, attractive solutions that reduce the homeowner’s carbon footprint. With a minimum recycled content of 28 percent and demonstrated ability to lower energy consumption, metal roofs are a great solution for the “green” and “eco” conscious minds here in San Francisco where sustainability is respected above all.
No matter what kind of roofing style, color or finish you have now (or have in mind), there’s likely a metal roofing style to match. Metal roofs may not be as expensive as copper but they are definitely more expensive than bitumen or asphalt solutions.
A metal roofing system offers unmatched durability, lasting 2 to 3 times longer than other roofing systems if maintained properly and inspected regularly. Asphalt roofing can require re-roofing every 10 to 20 years. Metal roofing can last well-over 50 years, so chances are good that a metal roof will be the last roof you ever install.
While the initial cost for a premium metal roof is a little higher than most other roofing materials, you will save money in the long run. A metal roofing system can last a lifetime, and it will also increase the resale value of your home or business structure.
Protect your home or business from the sun and heat with an energy efficient metal roof. Metal roofing will last a lifetime and ultimately can save more money in energy costs over its lifespan than other roofing systems. Metal roofs typically have at least 25% recycled content. Metal roofing is also 100% recyclable when removed as part of building renovation or demolition. Other roofing materials are routinely removed and disposed of by the ton in a landfill, but metal roofing can be recycled by its entirety.
Finally, the energy savings of metal roofing help reduce your total carbon footprint.