San Antonio Roofing Company believes When considering what type of roof to put on your new home or to replace your
roofing with, metal roofing is certainly worth considering for its many benefits and qualities; especially if you live in a climate which is subject to heavy
snowfall.

A variety of metal roofing materials are available at San Antonio Roofing Company, from the more familiar standing-seam sheet metal roof to newer,
specialized metal roof shingle products that look more like tiles.

Read on to learn some of the benefits of metal roofing materials over other types of roofing products at San Antonio Roofing Company.

Metal Roofing Service Life
Warranty terms vary for metal roofing materials, but most reputable manufacturers warranty their products from twenty to as much as fifty high winds,
and shed snow with ease. A metal roof is quite fire resistant and prevents problems such as mildew, insects, and rot from occurring. Warranty terms
vary for metal roofing materials, but most reputable manufacturers warranty their products from twenty to as much as fifty years!

Easy, Speedy Metal Roofing Installation by our company
Typically, metal roofing materials are delivered in multi-shingle sheets or sections, which make installation very quick for an experienced roofing
contractor in San Antonio. When your old roofing has been stripped, you want to get the new roof installed as quickly as possible before inclement
weather potentially damages your home.
Metal Roofing Heat Conduction Qualities

A metal roof is very effective in reflecting the radiant heat of the sun during warm weather, helping keep your home cool.
Despite the fact that metal roofing will have a low R-value, most metal roofing systems incorporate dead air space between the deck of the roof and
the roofing material to increase insulation and energy efficiency.

Attractive, light weight and durable, metal roofing systems from our Company continue to gain popularity with roofing contractors and homeowners
Alike metal Roofing is Light Weight

Our Company has found when compared to most tile roofing at 750 pounds per square (100 square feet) or concrete tile roofing at 900 pounds per
square, metal roofing materials are quite lightweight; the average metal roofing materials weigh between 50 and 150 pounds per square.

In some cases, a metal shingle roof from our Company can be installed over existing roofing without the expense of tear off or the addition of
structural support changes to the roof, since in most cases it will be lighter than the previous roofing material!

Fire Resistant Metal Roofing Materials

Since metal is noncombustible, a metal roof has a Class A fire rating, meaning it is considered the most fire resistant type of roof available.

Out Company will not install your metal roofing over an existing wood roof due to decrease its fire rating
since the old materials below your new metal roof will be combustible. For this reason, it is generally worth the additional cost of having the old roof
torn out before installing metal roofing.

Our Company's Metal Roofing Dose not Require a Steep Pitch

Since a metal roof is quite effective in shedding water and snow, it can be installed on a less steeply pitched roof without
danger of leaking. On a new home designed with metal roofing in mind, the pitch will generally be three in twelve, meaning the roof rises three inches
per horizontal foot.

With all these advantages and benefits, it’s easy to see why so many homeowners are choosing metal roofing systems these days.
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900-9099

The cost of a metal roof cannot be readily compared to asphalt for various reasons. When considering metal vs. asphalt, you are basically choosing
between an
investment (metal) over an expense (asphalt).

2. Is a metal roof hot?

Metal reflects 70% of the sun's energy. This minimizes heat retention and as a result less heat is transferred into the building's structure. Metal
roofing offers a similar
effect on R-11 insulation on top of the roof during sunny day conditions.


3. Will my metal roof rust?

Today's metal roofing systems are built to last. It's metallic coating prevents rust from forming and is bonded to the steel at the factory. Paint is then
applied over the
metallic coating to provide the long-lasting color homeowners desire.



4. Will hail dent my metal roof?

A metal roof can withstand decades of abuse from extreme weather like hail, high winds, and heavy snow. They also have a 120-mph wind rating
(equal to an F2
tornado), meaning your metal roof is also safe from wind gusts that can accompany hail storms.



5. Do I need to remove my existing roofing material?

One of the benefits of metal roofing is that it is lightweight, which allows it to be installed over existing roofing material. However, the answer to this
question
ultimately depends on your local building code requirements and the condition of your current roof's substructure.
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