While other roofing styles may deteriorate or lose their lustre over time, metal roofs can maintain their looks and functionality for a lifetime. With 24- and 26-gauge thicknesses, metal roofs are sturdy, but surprisingly lightweight. Metal roofing is fireproof and can help lower your home insurance rate in some areas. Trudel & Sons Roofing Ltd offers quality metal roofing services in Richmond Hill and the GTA. In addition to that, we also provide new roof installation, repair and maintenance services.
Metal roofs can easily be installed over an existing roof, saving you the additional cost of a tear-off. You’ll love the looks too! Numerous colour options are available that utilize weather-resistant polymers that are baked to the metal at the factory. Two categories of metal roofs exist, standing seam and decorative.
Attractive, versatile, and long lasting, metal roofs can perfectly mimic more expensive styles, such as shake, slate, wood, shingles, and clay tiles. They are also one of the most durable forms of roofing available. Other benefits of metal roofing are:
Depending on the location of your home, a metal roof can save you up to 40% in energy costs each year. No “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” here; today’s metal roofs utilize reflective pigments to greatly reduce roof-related heat conduction. Additionally, residential metal roofs are composed of 30 to 60% of recycled materials and can be recycled again once they’ve reached the end of their functional lifetime.
Residential metal roofing is becoming increasingly popular all over the GTA. Using metal roofing services is not just a more durable option; it also enhances the visual appeal of homes in comparison to traditional asphalt roofs. Aluminum, lightweight steel, and zinc are the most commonly used metals for residential roofing. Copper metal roofs are also an excellent option, but they are a bit more expensive than the others.
Metal roofing is a desirable commercial roofing option because of its excellent durability, flexibility, and low maintenance cost. That's why banks, restaurants, warehouses, schools, and other commercial property owners prefer metal roofing for a part of, or the entire, roofing system.
When it comes to metal roofing for commercial properties, there are a lot of options to choose from. Some commonly used metals include:
Metal roofing is a low-maintenance option that delivers commercial-grade efficiency while also adding to the property's charm. Its panels are simple to install and provide design flexibility, making them a popular choice among commercial building owners. Metal roofing saves time during construction and allows you to personalize your building to meet your design needs.
Save up to 35% on Insurance Bills
Many insurance companies offer up to a 35% discount for homes with metal roofs since they are more durable, fireproof, and provide more longevity.
Standing Seam Metal Roofs
The most popular style, the term “standing seam” refers to the long panels of coloured metal that are typically 12 to 24 inches wide. The raised seams that run vertically up the face of the panels create a sleek, modern appearance. With no exposed fasteners, ice slides easily off the smooth roof surface. So long as the pitch is fairly steep, maintenance is virtually non-existent.
Decorative Metal Roofs
“Decorative” refers to the small panels that form the shape of the tile roofing, which are then interlocked in much the same way as tiles. To create a variety of looks, the surface features bonded and coloured granules that can mimic the style of heavier cement tiles. This style also retains the sleek, easy-to-maintain features of our standing seam metal roofs.
Ask us about the various warranties from metal roof manufacturers. We’d be happy to discuss the many number of metal roof options available — call Trudel & Sons Roofing Ltd for metal roofing in Richmond Hill.
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