Are you considering a Metal Roof, but wondering about the benefits for your home? Here are some key things to consider.
When properly installed and maintained, a normal metal roof can last 50 years.
If you opt for higher-end metal roofs, such as field-locked standing seam and aluminum shingles, it could last over 50 years.
If you are looking to cut some expenses from your monthly expenditures, installing a metal roof might be helpful. Homes that have metal roofs can save up to 30% per month on cooling costs.
- Reflectivity: Reflectivity means how well the roof reflects back the sun’s rays.
Metal roofs are great at reflecting back the sun’s UV rays. When your roof reflects back the sun, it decreases the amount of heat transferred into the attic. The less heat in the attic, the lower your electricity bill will be.
- Emissivity: Emissivity means how quickly a product cools off after the heat is removed.
With energy-efficient metal roofs, your roof will be cool to the touch after the sun goes down, allowing your AC unit to take a much-needed breather resulting in lower cooling costs.