The roof of your home is one of its most important aspects. The type of roof you choose isn’t a decision that is lightly or often easily made though. With the many choices available today, you might be tempted to simply chose shingles because they are what most people know. At C&T Siding, we want our customers to be aware of all the roofing options available. We’ll go over some of the reasons why a metal roof might be a good idea for your home.
1. You’re Looking for a Long-Term Solution
A metal roof has a much longer lifespan than shingles. Whereas with shingles, you’ll have to think about replacing your roof after about 15 to 20 years. With a metal roof, you could potentially never have to replace it. There are metal roofs that are 100 years old or more.
2. You Want Your Roof to Withstand Mother Nature
Eastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin have some extreme weather conditions. A metal roof will perform better than other materials for these kinds of weather situations. Things like high wind, moistures like ice snow and rain and lots of sun exposure are things that can make shingles deteriorate and break apart quickly. These aren’t issues for metal roofs so you won’t need to worry about damage.
3. You Want Your Roof to be Stylish
Metal roofing goes far beyond the shiny silver coloring that many people visualize when they think about the material. Whether your sense of style for your home encompasses bright and vivid colors or it leans more toward earth tones, you’ll find a color that suits you. At C&T Siding, we offer any those metal roofing products from companies who partner with the finest painting companies in the industry. This ensures that your roof’s color is tested to be able to withstand the outside environment.
4. You’re Concerned About the Environment
A metal roof is a highly-recyclable material which means that any parts that are left over can be recycled. In addition, many of the parts of a metal roofing system, such as the sheets and coils, are made of materials that have been recycled as well.