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Are Metal Roofs Worth the Cost?

Are you considering booking a metal roof installation, but you’re unsure of whether it’s worth the cost? When it comes to metal roofing, cost can certainly be a deterrent for many homeowners — it’s seen as a premium roofing material, and the price reflects that.
So, is it worth it to pay the price and call a metal roof contractor? Read on to find out whether the pros outweigh the cons!

The Drawbacks of Metal Roof Installation

As you already know, cost is the main issue when it comes to deciding about hiring a metal roof contractor. However, this should be looked at more in terms of initial cost. Yes, you pay a premium, but metal roof installation will save you in the long run. Think about it in terms of purchasing a car — would you really be “saving” money by buying a lower quality vehicle, or is it better to pay more up front for something that lasts?

Noise is another, sometimes unexpected, metal roofing cost. Rain, wind, and hail certainly draw more attention to themselves post-metal roof installation. The good news is that a quality metal roof contractor can mitigate these issues by installing noise-cancelling insulation or plywood.

Reasons to Hire a Metal Roof Contractor

There’s a reason people are willing to pay more for a metal roof installation. Metal roofers will install a virtually indestructible shield that will last as long as your home! Your new roof will be resistant to fire, rot, insects, and mold in addition to being impermeable to water, even on the stormiest of days. Your metal roof contractor will likely give you a 30-50-year warranty, but your roof will last much longer than that.

Metal roof installation can also be more efficient. It normally takes between 2-3 days less for a metal roof compared to other materials, so sometimes you can save on labor costs. In addition, your metal roofers can simply place your new roof on top of your existing one, negating the need to tear down your old one.

Metal roof installation also helps your home increase its energy efficiency because it reflects the sun. Air conditioning costs will go down due to the sun’s inability to penetrate your new roof.

Call the experienced metal roofers at American Custom Contractors today to learn more about what roofing material is right for you. We can set you up with a free in-home estimate that allows you to call the shots on design, scope, and budget!

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