Top Roofing Trends
North American Precis Syndicate
Things may be looking up for homeowners who replace their roof with stone-coated metal. (NAPS)
(NAPSI)—While replacing your roof can be expensive, it may pay to
know more about increasingly popular stone-coated metal. There are five good
1. Durability: Combining the strength
of steel with the design versatility of crushed stone, stone-coated metal
roofing offers a better-looking way to protect your investment. Thanks to its
engineering, stone-coated metal stands up to harsh conditions, including
fire, wind, hail, hurricanes, seismic activity, and extreme cold and heat.
2. Curb Appeal: Stone-coated
metal comes in a collection of eye-catching contours and colors. Panels can
resemble Mediterranean tile, hand-split wood shake, heavyweight shingle or
even old-world Italian tile.
3. Long-Term Value:
Stone-coated metal offers greater longevity—three—plus times
more—and lower maintenance needs than most other roofing products.
“In an average lifetime, a homeowner will need to replace an asphalt
roof at least three times as often for the same cost of one stone-coated
metal roof,” explained Mark Gallant, Vice President of New Product
Development at DECRA Metal Roofing, the original stone-coated steel roofing
system, with over 60 years of research and practical experience.
4. Keep It Cool: Metal roofing
can help cool your home through air space between the panels and the roof
deck, reducing heat transfer. Some roofing colors can also reflect unwanted
5. Save Money: A stone-coated
metal roof could net you a discount on your homeowners insurance. Check with
your insurance agent.
Overall, a stone-coated metal roof can help your home look better, feel
more comfortable while you live in it and be easier to sell when you want to.
“In an average
lifetime, a homeowner will need to replace an asphalt roof at least three
times as often for the same cost of one stone-coated metal roof, explained
Mark Gallant, Vice President of New Product Development at DECRA Metal
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