A house without a solid foundation may not be able to stand very long, but without a sturdy roof, you wouldn’t want to live long in that house either. After all, a leaking or old roof exposes you, your family, and your possessions to the heat and humidity of the elements. This is a problem too many homeowners only consider once it is already has become an issue.
Fortunately, investing in a robust metal roof is a sound investment that will protect your property and everything valuable within it. If you need metal roof repair or replacement services, no one does it better than St Augustine’s very own Elite Remodeling Services! Call now (904) 657-8383.
The Benefits of a Metal Roofing Investment
Superior Protection from the Elements
Compared to everything from concrete slabs to bare asphalt, metal roofing does an excellent job at keeping rain, snow, hail, and sleet out of your property and will do so for much longer. This type of roofing is even exceptionally fire resistant. Furthermore, the average metal roof has a lifespan of about 40 to 70 years, depending on the specific composition and coating.
Vermin Stay Outside
While also warding off the weather, since metal roofs are difficult to borrow into, they provide your property with excellent defense against invasive insects, bats, and rodents. Since they are designed for rain, ice, and debris to slide right off, birds and squirrels typically don’t attempt to nest on them either.
Cut Your Insurance Costs
Your homeowner’s insurance rates are calculated based on your home’s risk of becoming damaged. Since metal roofs shield your home from the weather, animals, and other factors, you are likely to see a lower cost for insurance.
Furthermore, many city governments provide tax incentives to property owners to install or maintain metal roofing system.
Considerable Energy Savings
Since steel, aluminum, and other metal roofs naturally reflect sunlight and compliment your properties insulating material, you’re also likely to save money when it comes to your air conditioning bills. Metal roofs will keep the cool air in your home during hot summer months. In the winter, the roof will prevent heat from escaping. It will take less energy to keep your home at the ideal temperature.
Other types of roofing often only allow you to buy a single style or color of roofing material., However, metal panels can easily be custom ordered in a variety of different colors. Moreover, they can be hand painted or otherwise customized to fit your taste.
Besides coming in a series of colors, there are several types of metal roofing we provide. From standing seam to metal slate to corrugated, all of these have a unique, chic look.
Repair Costs Are Low and Repair Time Is Quick
Just like these roofs are easy to install and maintain, metal roof repair is quite simple. And since this process doesn’t require much time or labor, metal panel replacement costs are considerably less than traditional roofing materials.
They Are Eco-friendly
All things have an expiration date, and after several decades, your metal panels will need to be replaced. Unlike other materials, however, metal roofing material is easy to recycle. Furthermore, your replacement panels may be made from 25-95% recycled materials.
Whether you need a metal roof replacement, repair or installation, contact Elite Remodeling Services at (904) 657-8383. We can examine your home and inform you of the benefits metal roofing will have for you specifically.
Let’s summarize: Yes, the initial costs of metal roofs are substantially higher than those of asphalt shingle roofs. But, over the life of the roof, you will spend less money overall on repairs, replacements, and resulting damages than you would with a traditional roof. Need more information? Call a metal roofing specialist at Elite Remodeling Services today at (904)657-8383.