The Benefits of Metal Shingle Roofing
Metal shingles are an environmentally friendly roof that is puncture, heat and fire resistant, durable, and able to withstand harsh weather.
Under normal everyday conditions metal shingle roofs are less prone to cracking, peeling and chipping. Metal shingle roof systems carry a 50 year manufacturers warranty against defects and corrosion making a professionally installed metal shingle roof the last roof your home will need.
Innovations in the manufacturing process have virtually eliminated corrosion and rusting issues with steel shingle roofs, while making them meet even the strictest requirements for wind, impact and fire. A galvanized metal shingle roof is easily one of the most energy efficient roofs available today. With the wide variety of colors and finishes available to choose from, steel roofs are an ideal choice for the most discerning home owner and are available in traditional, old-fashioned and modern styles.
Metal shingle roofs look like traditional asphalt shingle roofs, cedar shake or even natural slate roofs and are available in a variety of styles and colors to suit any home. Featuring an interlocking design that gives it amazing reliability, metal shingles can withstand even hurricane force winds. Their zinc and aluminum alloy coatings protect the roof against rust and oxidization. And combined with a high quality paint coating, your roof reflects solar energy in turn keeping your home cooler and reducing your cooling costs.
Metal shingle costs
When it comes to maintenance, metal shingles will save you money as they require the least amount of maintenance versus any other roofing material. When you consider the cost of re-roofing, insurance and hydro versus resale value, metal shingles are an investment in your home offering incredible returns. Metal shingles lower your attic temperatures, and cooling costs, by reflecting the suns rays away from the home in turn making the roof very energy efficient. You can save up to 40% on your cooling bill by applying a reflective paint coating.
Contact a Vintage Roofing Ltd. metal shingle specialist at (250) 889-1117 or schedule a metal roofing estimate today.