Let’s face it, when was the last time you thought about inspecting your roof for damage? Yet, one of the most important parts of your house is the roof. Not only does your roof protect your family from the elements, but it also adds curb appeal. So, if your roof is showing signs of wear and deterioration, it may be time to replace it. Recently, you’ve been hearing about all the benefits of metal roofing, such as durability and longevity. However, you’re not sure if the cost is within your budget. Is it possible to get a free estimate for metal roof from a roofing contractor?
Xterior LLC loves to give free estimates for all our home improvement projects. With over 45 years in the home improvement industry, we’re also BBB-accredited. We use only quality products from nationally recognized suppliers. Also, all of our technicians are highly experienced installing metal roofs, so you’ll have a roof with superior protection. Our installers are trained on the latest techniques. Therefore, they use the newest methods and materials to prevent future leaking or deterioration. Plus, we offer plenty of financing options to fit every budget and credit score.
Probably the most popular benefit of metal roofs is its longevity. Lasting between 40-70 years or more, it’ll probably be the last roof you ever buy. Moreover, metal roofs will not ignite during a fire or lightning strike. Also, metal panels reflect solar heat thus reducing energy costs by 10-25%. Not only are they made from recycled content, but metal roofing panels are 100% recyclable after use.
Notably, metal roofing is also durable. Contrary to popular belief, hail doesn’t damage metal panels more easily than asphalt shingles. In fact, metal roofs withstand hail better than asphalt shingles. Additionally, if you live anywhere along the coast where hurricane winds threaten your house, you’ll want a metal roof. Typically, asphalt shingle roofs can begin to sustain damage at winds speeds of 80 mph. However, metal roofing can withstand 155 mph-hour winds. In fact, FEMA documents a metal roof withstanding 170 mph winds. This is equivalent to a category 5 hurricane.
One often-overlooked benefit of a roof is the beauty it adds to your home. Your roof is more than just a necessity, it’s a design element that can transform your house. For many homes, the roof is 50-60% of the visible exterior making it very important in terms of curb appeal. Don’t miss this opportunity to make your home stand out among your neighbors!
Gone are the days when metal roofing was ugly corrugated steel panels. Today, you can choose from over 20 colors, including custom colors to match your siding. Plus, there are numerous style options as well, including the look of slate, cedar shake or even asphalt shingles. Furthermore, gaining in popularity is interlocking tile metal roofing. With Spanish tile the most popular choice, there is also metal tile roofing available in Matterhorn or Mediterranean styles.
Unfortunately, some people look at the upfront cost of metal roofing without considering the money-saving offsetting factors. For example, Remodeling Magazine states a new metal roof increases the resale value of a home by $23,000 on average. Moreover, you’ll need to replace your asphalt shingle roof several times over before you need to replace your metal roofing. And don’t forget about the energy savings of 10-25% on cooling costs.
Generally, there are several things to consider when calculating the cost of a new metal roof. Besides the size of your roof, the metal you choose affects the price. Steel is the most economical choice, and you can choose from galvanized or galvalume steel with little price difference. Both are coated steel products, galvanized with zinc and galvalume with zinc and aluminum.
Typically, there are different gauges or thicknesses to steel roofing panels and this affects the cost as well. Finally, the architectural design and slope of the roof will affect the price of your roof. If your roof has many angles and skylights, this will require more skill and time. Plus, a steeply sloping roof is harder to work on, which also raises the cost.
When you’re thinking of replacing your roof, consider durable and beautiful metal roofing. And, if you’re looking for an estimate for metal roof from a trusted contractor, contact Xterior. We offer plenty of financing options like 0% down, low monthly payments, or 0% interest rate to fit any budget. Plus, we offer discounts to veterans, seniors, teachers, and first responders.
So, call us today at 336-329-3667 for a free no-obligation estimate. Let us show you how to improve the curb appeal of your home with a stunning new metal roof.