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Through the years, metal roofing has been known for its strength and longevity, but never for its beauty. However, this has all changed as manufacturers now offer many different color and style choices. And consumers are starting to take notice. While metal roofing still only represents a small percentage of the total market share, the number is climbing. Certainly, quality metal roofing products are essential for superior protection, but quality installation is critical. It’s important to choose an experienced metal roofing contractor. The metal roofing contractor homeowners in North Carolina choose often is Xterior LLC.
Xterior has over 45 years of combined experience in the home improvement industry and is BBB-accredited. Not every roofer has the knowledge or experience to install metal roofing. Yet, to reap all the benefits of metal roofing, it’s important to choose a contractor like Xterior. We use the latest technology to ensure you have many years of protection. Plus, with our many financing options, you can get your new roof today.
Indeed, people have used metal roofing systems over the years because of its many benefits. Strong and durable, metal roofs can withstand winds up to 140 mph. Long-lasting, the average life span is 40-70 years with some metal roofing lasting much longer. Plus, metal panels are energy-efficient reflecting solar heat and reducing cooling costs. Finally, metal is environmentally-friendly. It contains 25-95% recycled content and is 100% recyclable at the end of its life.
Generally, metal panel roofing is available in steel or aluminum. Occasionally, you may see copper, but because of its high cost, typically, homeowners use it only as an accent. Steel is the least expensive but there are times when aluminum may be better. If you have a coastal home, you may want to consider aluminum roofing for its resistance to salt corrosion.
Normally, the upfront cost of metal roofing panels is more expensive than other roofing materials. However, metal roofing panels will save you money over time. For example, you’ll replace your asphalt shingles several times before you need to replace your metal roof. Additionally, some insurance companies will give a discount on homeowner’s insurance premiums for metal roofs. Another advantage is the value that a metal roof adds to your investment in your home. When it comes time to sell, the metal roof will be a great selling point. Buyers are willing to pay more for a metal roof that won’t need replacing for many years.
Also, we’ve talked about the reflection of solar heat in the summer and energy savings with cooling costs. But what about wintertime? The U.S. Department of Energy called for a study to find out how efficient metal roofing is in cold temperatures. Researchers discovered that the attic space below metal roofs lost significantly less heat than asphalt shingle roofs. This translates into a warmer house in cold temperatures and thus lower heating bills.
But what’s important to note here, is that a quality roof installation is critical. To collect the energy-saving benefits of a metal roof, you need a professional installation. That’s why it’s so important to use experienced installers like the technicians at Xterior. Our extensive warranties cover materials as well as labor. In addition, we offer a workmanship guarantee and are 100% fully-insured. Call us today at 336-329-3667 for your free no-obligation estimate.
In years past, metal roofing was only available in metal’s natural color. Today metal panels are available in a wide range of colors. From neutral grays and tans to bold reds and tranquil blues and greens, there’s a tint to enhance your home. Combined with the numerous styles and textures available, you can complement any style home.
When considering your roof color, look at the other exterior elements of your home such as architectural style. Landscaping features and overall neighborhood trends will also give you clues. A color that contrasts with your siding will help your home stand out. Whereas a complementary color will create a balanced, unified look.
When it’s time to replace your roof, consider buying quality metal roofing for superior protection. And when looking for a professional contractor to install your roof, choose Xterior LLC. We use the newest techniques and top-grade materials to validate your warranty. Moreover, to make your roof affordable, we offer 0% down payment, low monthly payments, or 0% interest rate. Plus, we give discounts to military, seniors, teachers, and first responders.
So, give us a call today at 336-329-3667 to get quick and easy pre-approval. We can also schedule an appointment for your free no-obligation estimate. No one makes buying a new roof easier than Xterior.