THE TRUE COST OF ROOFING
“Roofing, siding, and gutter are home improvements you shouldn't ignore.” May 5, 2009 Too little, too late By the time this home's owner discovered the water damage, his roof had to be removed down to the rafters. http://news.consumerreports.org/home/2009/05/best-roofing-best-siding-review-by-consumer-reports-vinyl-siding-fiber-cement-shingles-curb-appeal.html
Feeling in the dark about all the options? • Asphalt 3-tab • Asphalt Architectural • Asphalt Camelot • Asphalt Presidential • Cedar Shakes • SteelShingles • Stone Coated Steel • Standing Seam Steel
Asphalt shingles are made from crude oil. 60% of crude oil turns into gasoline. l http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1917458,00.html
Refineries are mandated to increase efficiency Less crude oil for shingle production http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1917458,00.html l
What if the shingles don’t last? “Many consumers have experienced problems with several lines of CertainTeed Shingles becoming damaged and failing within only a few years of their installation.” http://www.seegerweiss.com/defective-products/certainteed-shingles/
Prone to Leaking Rotting Roof Edge
Ice dams Ice damn removal companies charge up to $400 per hour
Vulnerable to wind damage Causing seals to fail
Hot Roof = curling shingles + hot attic
Roofing: one of the BIGGEST maintenance costs Over the lifetime of the building, the roof can account for as much as 90% of the repair costs. A roof accounts for roughly 10% of the initial construction of a building. Source: Roofing Siding Insulation, 2007
Steel Roofing solves the problems No granular loss Acrylic coloring No blistering Durable steel No leaking Non-flexible No ice dams Air gap No wind damage 8 screw fastener Cooler roof Air gap No hail leakage Durable steel
Stone-coated steel is not only STUNNING. It’s also the LEAST EXPENSIVE long-term solution.
What do these famous structures have in common? Monticello Charlottesville, VA Notre Dame Cathedral Paris, France
METAL ROOFING The Early Years 970 BC - Temples in Jerusalem 2nd Century AD – The Pantheon in Rome 12th Century AD – Notre Dame Cathedral 1800’s – Early American Metal Roofs Monticello, VA and Christ’s Church PA Christ’s Church PA
Why Metro? HIGH WIND RESISTANCE CLASS-4 HAIL RESISTANCE EXTREMELY LIGHTWEIGHT CLASS-A FIRE RESISTANCE LONG-LIFE WARRANTY
High Wind Warranty • High Velocity Hurricane Zone (HVHZ) approved up to 150-mph areas, using specific screw fastening pattern. • Metro Steel Roofing – The most resistant to hail
Hail Impact Warranty • Warranted against hail of any size penetrating the steel panel. • Class 4 Impact tested – the most resistant to hail. • Most insurance companies discount homeowners 10 – 20 %
Featherweight Roofing • Metro Roof Products offers one of the lightest roofing systems available. • Metro super light roof system weighs only 1.5 lbs / sq ft. • (150 lbs / 100 sq ft.) • Almost half the weight of asphalt roofing.
Fire Resistant Roofing Metro Roof Products offer Class-A Fire Resistance. • Class A is the most resistant to fire.
The Power of Metro METRO 100% Clear Acrylic Over-glaze METRO Fine Grade NON-OILED Stone Chip METRO Basecoat Acrylic Polymer Adhesive METRO Specially Designed Primer AZ-50 Galvalume® Corrosion Resistant Coating Base steel Approx., 26-ga. .0165” Nominal AZ-50 Galvalume® Corrosion Resistant Coating Backer Coating, Clear or Tinted
Air Gap = Cooler House “I’ve got a 26% savings, the first month that I installed it!” -John Adams. Clearwater, FL. Metro Roof Owner “The amount of heat that’s blocked by the air gap is about 30%” -Scott Kriner, Technical Director, Metal Construction Assn. Air gap
METRO = MORE DURABLE • OIL-FREE stone chip Oiled Stone Chip • Small stone chip = tight coating matrix = more durable coating • (Digital images are identically magnified and cropped)
Marbles vs. Tennis Balls
Long-Life Warranty • 59-year coverage for corrosion and manufacturing defects. • 25-year protection on the Stone-Coating • Transferable • 110 year warrant on the G-90 steel • Non- Pro Rated for the first 20 years THE PERMANENT ROOFING SOLUTION
COMBINING QUALITY PRODUCTS WITH QUALITY SERVICE
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