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What kind of weather will Winston-Salem experience this summer? If nothing else, we know it will be HOT. Most years, we can expect several severe storms over the course of the summer. There are many factors to consider when selecting a roofing material, and most homeowners don’t realize the huge impact a metal roofing system can have on a building, especially during the summer weather. Metal is an excellent roofing material – in fact, metal has been used as a roofing material for hundreds of years. If you’re thinking of installing a new roof system in Winston-Salem, there are some things you should know about residential metal roofing.
Durability – Metal is the most durable roofing material available. A metal roof can last for up to 100 years, or even longer in some cases. There are even castles in Europe whose metal roofs were constructed in medieval times and had survived into the 21st century. Metal roofing systems are highly resistant to wind, fire, and water, and impact damage.
Energy Efficiency – A metal roofing system reflects heat from the sun, rather than absorbing the heat the way asphalt shingles do. Metal roofing is also a better insulator than many other roofing materials. A properly installed metal roofing system can drastically improve energy efficiency – reducing energy costs for the building, not only in the summer heat but also in winter. This means a lower energy bill year-round. It’s hard to underestimate the potential savings in Winston-Salem, where we experience the highs and lows of all the seasons. When energy savings are considered, the overall metal roof cost per square foot is significantly lower than any other material.
Lightweight – Metal is the lightest option for a roofing system material. This factor is especially important for large or very old buildings. A roof that will be too heavy for the structure is obviously not a good option. Metal roofing is light enough to be installed on many structures, without sacrificing roof quality or strength. In some cases, a metal roof can even be installed over an existing roof.
Appearance – Metal roofing systems come in a variety of styles. A metal roof installation can have the classic seamed appearance, but metal shingles are also available. Metal roofing shingles can be designed to look like a variety of other shingles, including slate shingles, tiles, or wood shingles. A metal roofing system can mimic the appearance of many other roofing styles but without the practical disadvantages or higher costs that those other materials might bring.
Cost – Metal roofing is a cost-effective alternative to styles such as slate shingles, wood shingles, or tiles. When the ease of maintenance and the potential energy savings are considered, metal roofing works out to be the best value overall, even better than asphalt shingles. A slightly higher initial investment in a metal roofing system results in long-term savings.
Skywalker Roofing provides metal roof installation for Winston-Salem customers, as well as other services related to metal roofing systems. As a Platinum Preferred Contractor through Owens Corning, we work with the heaviest gauges of metal available: 24-gauge, 26-gauge, and 29-gauge. Heavy gauge metals are stronger than lighter gauges, which means they provide better protection against the elements. We carry copper, galvalume, and aluminum roofing materials. In addition to the metal shingle style roof, we also install metal panels in the standing seam style, which results in a more modern look for your roof. Our metal roofing is coated with premium paint, which provides extra protection and the best appearance. At Skywalker Roofing, using only the highest quality materials is part of our commitment to excellence.
For a roof that can stand up to all kinds of North Carolina weather and will last for years, metal roofing is the best choice you can make. A premium metal roof installed by Skywalker Roofing will hold up well under severe spring storms, help keep your building cooler in the heat of summer, and shed snow easily in the winter. The insulating qualities of a metal roofing system can reduce your energy costs year-round. Our metal roofing is available in a variety of colors, styles, and textures. Skywalker Roofing experts can help you choose the best metal roof for your residential or commercial needs. As with all our services, we offer extensive warranties on workmanship, materials, and labor for our metal roof installations.
Do you think your Winston-Salem roof might need attention? Don’t wait until right before the next storm, or you may find yourself in an even worse scenario. Contact Skywalker Roofing to speak with an expert, and schedule a roof inspection and a free estimate right away. Our roofing experts can break down the technical details for you and help you understand your roofing situation. Skywalker Roofing offers several convenient financing plans to help you get the roof you need. Some of our financing options include no pre-payment penalty, no interest, long-term installments, and financing in any city we cover. Skywalker Roofing is dedicated to providing our high-quality metal roofing services for customers in Winston-Salem. Contact us about inspecting or repairing your metal roof, installing a metal roof, or any other questions about metal roofing systems. We know that the sooner we can install your new metal roof, the sooner you can start enjoying your new, lower energy bills.
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