Increase Your Home’s Curb Appeal with Residential Metal Roofing in Burleson TX

by | Oct 20, 2015 | Roofing


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If you are in need of a new roof, consider installing a metal roof instead of the conventional shingle roof. In the United States alone, nearly 7 million roofs are installed or replaced annually. Opting for a metal roof is becoming more common and in recent years the number of homeowners that that chose a metal roof tripled. When deciding on a new roof, consider the advantages that Residential Metal Roofing in Burleson TX has to offer.

A few advantages of a metal roof include:

     *     Durability and Longevity – The average life-span of an asphalt shingle roof is generally 20 to 40 years. On the other hand, a metal roof will last up to 60 years, almost three times longer than a conventional roof. Metal roofs are able to tolerate weather extremes that conventional roofing materials cannot, including heavy snow loads, damaging hail, and wind speeds in excess of 130 mph. Metal roofs easily shed snow and prohibit the accumulation of ice at the eves. Metal roofs do not split, peel, burn, or rot.

     *     Energy Savings – According to The National Association of Homebuilders Research Center, more than 20 billion pounds of asphalt roofing is trashed every year. Not only are metal roofs completely recyclable they are made from recycled metal. The use of Residential Metal Roofing in Burleson TX results in a 35% energy savings by reducing the work load on air conditioning units. Due to the improvement in pigment technology, a metal roof reflects up to 85% of the sun’s rays, resulting in 40% energy savings.

     *     Miscellaneous Benefits – Consult with Texas Energy Savers to discover the many benefits of installing a metal roof. Many people are surprised to learn that metal roofs weigh nearly 50% less than conventional asphalt roofing materials. Metal roofs are available in many standard colors such as red, green and brown. Optional tinted low gloss and LEED-compliant coatings and colors are also available.

The upfront costs of a metal roof are slightly higher when compared to traditional roofing materials. However, the long-term benefits of installing one far outweigh the upfront cost. A metal roof will retain its striking appearance whether the homeowner opts for a shake, tile or vertical panel construction. What was once used hundred’s of years ago because it was less expensive, metal roofs are enjoying a revival of sorts, with no signs of slowing down.

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