Tag: aluminum

Preventing Rust on Metal Roofs: What Roofers Do

Metal roofing is a great solution for the replacement of temporary roofing material such as asphalt shingles and cedar roofs. Some metals such as steel, galvalume, and galvanized roofing materials are prone to rust when exposed to moisture.  Preventing rust is understandably a big concern for homeowners considering metal roofing. The good news is, metal… ( read more )

Sustainable Features of Metal Roofs

In addition to longevity and curb appeal, more homeowners are looking for sustainable systems. Classic Metal Roofs LLC shares a closer look at the roofing system that has every feature you want, including sustainability: the metal roof. Metal Roofs Are Energy-Efficient You may already have come across the term “cool roof,” a type of roofing… ( read more )

Galvanized vs. Galvalume Steel Roofs: What’s the Difference?

The affordability of steel is about the only blessing many homeowners who want to invest in a metal roofing system will receive. But it’s also a curse at the same time. Steel, as an iron-containing alloy, is bound to rust after enough exposure to moisture and oxygen. A rusty roof is always a weak and… ( read more )

Why Invest in an Aluminum Standing Seam Roof?

The aluminum standing seam roof system is one of the best metal roofs on the market. It lends itself to practically all slopes, brings eclectic charm to traditional homes, and accentuates the simplistic personality of modern and contemporary architectural styles. When made from aluminum instead of steel, it can offer a desirable balance between weather… ( read more )

Aluminum Standing Seam Metal Roof Advantages

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To install metal roofing, it’s important to first weigh its advantages over asphalt, wood, and tile. And of the several types of metal roofing, a standing seam metal roof provides durable, lightweight, fire-resistant protection. Metal beats out conventional roofing materials in the following ways. Weight Compared to the weight of tile or concrete tile, aluminum… ( read more )