Metal vs. Shingle Roofing

What you need to know to make the right choice for your new roof

Metal Roofing Solutions

Top 7 reasons we recommend metal roofing:

  • Wide variety of colors & textures
  • Paint warranty -- 40 years
  • Metal life expectancy -- 60 years
  • Standing Seam & WeatherMax Panel Options
  • High wind rating
  • Rust-proof screws
  • Increased value & curb appeal
  • Standing Seam is the best roofing system we sell
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Shingle Roofing Solutions

Top 4 reasons we recommend shingle roofing:

  • Economical roofing solution
  • Shingles are lifetime
  • 50-year non-prorated warranty
  • GAF workmanship warranties available up to 30 years
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How to decide

Top 5 questions we ask when helping people decide between metal and shingle roofing:

  • What is the ventilation like in your home? (We do an inspection for this on every roof estimate if there is access to the attic.)
  • What is the insulation like in your attic? (We do an inspection for this on every roof estimate if there is access to the attic.)
  • How long do you plan to stay in your house?
  • What is on most of the houses in your neighborhood?
  • Do you have a roofing budget in mind?
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