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What Are the Perks of Choosing a Standing Seam Metal Roof?

For years, asphalt shingles have remained the top option for roofing, but today, you have more materials to choose from. Many home and business owners are going for standing seam metal roofs. Back in the day, it was only used for commercial structures, but now it’s a popular residential roofing choice for homes.

Here are the benefits of choosing a standing seam metal roof.

It Doesn’t Require As Much Maintenance

A properly installed and well-maintained standing seam metal roof can last between 30 and 50 years. Some materials can even last for 70 years. It also does not need as much maintenance to last long. This material is one of the easiest to maintain because it is coated in a zinc-aluminum alloy, making them corrosion-resistant.

It Is Recyclable

If you are looking for ways to reduce the carbon footprint of your home or business, a metal roof is something you should consider. Metal roofs have 25-95 percent recycled content, depending on the material used. They are also completely recyclable at the end of their lifespan.

It Is Energy-Efficient

Another reason roofing companies recommend standing seam metal is due to its energy efficiency. These roofs feature factory-applied reflective paints, meaning they can reflect solar radiant heat by up to 25 percent.

It Offers Superior Durability

While standing seam metal is more lightweight than asphalt shingles, they offer better protection against the outdoor elements and weather. Metal roofing will not rot, warp, or crack, which means it is among the most durable options today. It won’t also kindle flames during a fire or lightning strike.

Choose a dependable installer for your new standing seam metal roof. Dry Tech Construction is one of the area’s best roofing contractors. Give us a call at (707) 328-5216 or fill out our contact form to get a free estimate.

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