WHY INVEST IN A NEW METAL ROOFING SYSTEM?
Investing in a new roof is a large purchase, and it’s probably one of the larger purchases you will make over your lifetime next to a home. Not only does a new roof protects your family from the natural elements, but it also adds curb appeal to your home’s appearance.
A new roof can also increase the overall value of your home, which is nice if you plan on selling it in the next few years. You expect your roof investment to last you decades.
One of the biggest decisions when getting a new roof has to do with the materials. Which material will you choose for your new roof? You can go cost-effective and quick with asphalt shingles. Or, you can go with a long lifespan and expensive price tag with slate.
Instead of spending less money lesser product or paying more for bragging rights, why not get a metal roofing system? It’s cost effective, lasts you decades, and makes roof maintenance virtually non-existent.
INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT 4EVER METAL ROOFING’S MATERIALS
You probably know what goes into installing a metal roof, but what you probably didn’t know is what goes into making all the materials work together to create an advanced metal roof system. Below, you will find facts about each of the materials 4Ever Metal Roofing relies on to get you the best metal roofing system in the nation.
The largest piece to the metal roofing system, metal panels start as two primary components: substrate and coating. The substrate comes in a variety of combinations. The coating also offers you many different options to get you the roof you love.
Metal panels get a coat to protect them and add color. This coating is similar to paint but with much stronger resilience to the natural elements like ultraviolet light, wind, rain, debris, and more. The coating also protects from debris scratching the panels. Over time, however, the coating will fade, which means in a few decades, you’ll need to consider replacing your roof or re-coating it.
- Once the metal sheet is created, its surface is cleaned to prepare it for paint. Hot, heavy duty alkaline cleaner is used to get it ready for paint.
- Once clean, the metal surface is then treated with a zinc phosphate and chromates to enhance the paint adhesion process.
- A coat of paint is then added to the metal to add protection and aesthetic appeal.
To hold your metal roof onto your home, metal fasteners are used. They are positioned at the base eave, ridge, and lap, two inches on either side of any major ribs. Typically, these fasteners are placed 24-48 inches on center. The fasteners are like screws but they have rubber seals to protect the metal and your home from rain leaking through.
METAL ROOF FINISHES
Did you know that you can add extra finishes to your metal roofing to increase its durability and aesthetic appeal. That’s right! You can improve your metal roof by simply adding a finishing coat to it. Here are the colors and finishes offered to homeowners like you across Fort Wayne:
WHY 4EVER METAL ROOFING
You want a new roof for your home. You need to find a roofer that can install your roof properly. And you’re interested in getting the best deal possible for your materials and labor.
You probably know that you have dozens of roofers and materials to choose from, but what you probably didn’t know is that there are less than three materials that will last longer than metal. What’s more metal offers you decades of roof protection at a fraction of the cost of these other three materials. Dozens of other materials offer shorter lifespans and are not as cost effective as metal roofing.
When you consider a new roof for your home, you’re looking for more than the best roofing contractor, superior materials, and unprecedented workmanship. You’re looking for a roof that will protect your family and make your home look great. If you haven’t already experienced it, neighbor envy is real, and we bet you’ll love the feeling when your entire street asks you about your new roof.
With all that being said, you may be interested in metal roofing for your home. But before you dive into all the specifics, let’s find out if you and 4Ever Metal Roofing would be a good fit together. Here’s why you should choose us for your metal roof: