Metal Roofs

Advantages of Metal Roofs

Metal roofs offer several advantages, making them a popular choice for residential and commercial buildings. Here are some of the key benefits of metal roofing:
Metal roofs are known for their exceptional durability and longevity. They can last 40-70 years or even more, depending on the type of metal used. They are highly resistant to weathering, including rain, snow, hail, and strong winds. They also do not rot, warp, or crack over time.
Low Maintenance

Metal roofs require minimal maintenance compared to other roofing materials. They do not require regular painting or sealing, and they are resistant to mildew, insects, and pests. Occasional inspections and cleaning are usually sufficient to keep them in good condition.

Energy Efficiency

Metal roofs reflect sunlight and radiate heat, helping to keep your home cooler in the summer. This can lead to reduced energy consumption for air conditioning, ultimately lowering your energy bills.

Environmentally Friendly
Many metal roofing materials are made from recycled materials, and they are fully recyclable at the end of their lifespan. This makes them an eco-friendly choice. Additionally, their longevity means fewer roof replacements and less waste over time.
Wide Variety of Styles and Finishes
Metal roofing comes in a wide range of styles, colors, and finishes, allowing you to choose a design that complements your home’s aesthetics. You can find metal roofing that mimics the look of traditional materials like shingles, tiles, or cedar shakes.
Long-Term Cost Savings

While the upfront cost of metal roofing may be higher than some other roofing materials, the long-term cost savings in terms of reduced maintenance, energy efficiency, and longevity can make it a cost-effective choice over time.

It’s worth noting that the specific advantages of metal roofing can vary depending on the type of metal used (e.g., steel, aluminum, copper) and the installation method. Overall, metal roofs are a durable, low-maintenance, and energy-efficient roofing option that offers numerous benefits to homeowners and property owners

Types of Metal Roofs We Install

There are several types of metal roofing materials available, each with its own characteristics, advantages, and aesthetic appeal. Below are the types of metal roofs that Antler Roofing installs:

Standing Seam Roofing

Standing seam roofs have raised vertical seams that connect adjacent panels. They are known for their clean, modern look and excellent water shedding properties. Standing seam roofs can be made from various metals, including steel, aluminum, and copper. You have a choice of galvalume metal or coated metal of various colors. Galvalume provides both corrosion resistance and increased strength. Galvalume roofs are known for their longevity and are commonly used in residential and commercial applications.

Corrugated Metal Roofing

Corrugated metal sheets have a distinctive wavy or ribbed pattern. They are typically made from steel or aluminum and are commonly used for agricultural, industrial, and commercial buildings. Corrugated metal is cost-effective and provides good structural support.

Metal Shingles

Metal shingles are designed to mimic the appearance of traditional roofing materials like asphalt shingles, wood shakes, or slate. They are available in various shapes and colors, providing homeowners with a wide range of aesthetic options.

Each type of metal roofing material has its own unique characteristics, and the choice of which one to use depends on factors such as climate, budget, architectural style, and personal preferences. Proper installation and maintenance are crucial to ensuring the longevity and performance of any metal roofing system.