Metal Roofing Shingles Pros and Cons

Tamko-metal-shingles-roof If you are a homeowner interested in installing a new metal roof on your home, but you don’t want it to end up looking like your home is some sort of a barn, then you should consider installing an architectural metal shingles roof that can provide the same superior performance as other premium types of residential metal roofing. A metal shingles roof offers a unique look of conventional roof systems including composition shingles, slate, cedar shingles, tiles, and more. Additionally, a metal shingles roof will often cost less than a comparable in quality, architectural standing seam metal roof, while providing the same level of roof protection and longevity.

If you own a classic colonial or a brick house, then a metal shingles is definitely the way to go, especially if you want to preserve that “authentic traditional look”, yet, have all the benefits of a metal roof.

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Metal Roofing vs. Shingles – We Bet You Had No Idea!

steel shingles roof The roof is your home’s first line of defense against the harsh weather elements. With a traditional asphalt shingle roof your home’s weather and thermal protection is often inadequate, especially if you happen to live in a harsher climate. For example, in desert-like climates such as parts of Texas, California, Nevada, and Arizona that have a lot of direct sunlight and rapidly changing temperatures, asphalt shingles can often develop all sorts of chips and cracks leading to premature roof failure. Even in temperate climatic zones asphalt shingle roofs average only 12 to 17 years of service life, according to New England Metal Roof. With a modern metal roof you can have a system that can easily last two to three times longer than asphalt, while also providing superior energy efficiency, durability, reliability, and often significant energy savings.

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