Usually, the first question asked when considering a new roofing material is the cost. This is a wise place to begin. The cost of a new metal roofing system in Atlanta could range anywhere from $15,000 to $30,000 depending on a variety of factors, including the size of your home, additional roofing materials needing replacement, the installation costs, and the type of metal used. To learn more about the cost of your particular home, it is wise to contact RCB Roofing.
We focus on three main types of metal roofing. Our experience has indicated quality products and outcomes from these three main surfaces. Here is a breakdown of each.
Standing Seam Metal Roofing
Standing seam metal roofing is a type of metal roofing where the fasteners are concealed. Many times this system is also referred to as “barn roofing”, “commercial roofing”, or “agricultural panel roofing.” The panels interlock using a clamp system instead of screws to hold it all in place. The interlocking system has tall 1 ¾” seams for added distinction. This gives the roof a polished, seamless look that many prefer over the other types of metal roofing systems.
Exposed Fastener Metal Roofing
These panels are designed to withstand severe weather conditions. They can successfully battle high winds, strong rainstorms, and hail. This material can also reflect up to 85% of the sun’s UV rays and reduce attic temperatures by up to 40%. There is a huge advantage to lowering energy costs!
Corrugated Metal Roofing
Corrugated material is lightweight, flexible, and durable. These attributes will not apply extra weight to the frame of the home, making this a wise choice. This type of metal roof is strong enough to withstand extreme weather conditions like hurricane-force winds and heavy snowfall.
How do you know if it’s time to replace your current roofing system and lean toward metal roofing?
Each roofing system does have a lifespan and if yours is nearing the completion of its life, then consider the benefits of metal roofing. It could be the last roof you have installed!
Daylight Shining Through
Go to the attic of your home and look around. Do you see daylight? If so, then the damage has occurred not only through the roofing material but also through the underlayment material.
Flashing is a thin metal used to help waterproof the perimeter and areas of roofing systems not covered by metal sheets. Typically flashing can be found around chimneys, skylights, and vents. It is necessary to keep your roof watertight and fully sealed. If damaged, the flashing will need repairs.
Fasteners hold the metal panels together on a roof. This method allows the metal to expand and contract naturally. If damaged by excessive water, they will need to be replaced.
Damage to the Finish of the Panels
Any scratches, damages, and dents caused by branches, twigs, or debris can shorten the lifespan of roofing material. Make sure you inspect the roof after major storms for any potential damage.
RCB Roofing in Atlanta is ready to help you find the right metal roofing to fit your needs. The benefits of corrugated, standing seam, and exposed fasteners are varied and many. We would love to show you the options available for your budget and home, and let you decide which is best for you. We are committed to providing a quality roof, made from superior and trusted products. We promise to treat you like family and take care of your every roofing need. Call RCB Roofing today and share your vision of a new metal roof with us!