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Are Standing Seam metal roofs suitable for solar panels?

Standing seam metal roofing are the ideal mounting base for solar panels. The raised seams make the perfect connection point for solar panel arrays.

What is the cost of a metal roof?

There is an initial installation cost to metal roofs that is higher than an asphalt shingle roof. But there are savings in metal roofs and decade after decade of reliability and security. Our roofs can often be installed over old roofs, so you there is no need of removal and deposal of old roof.

Are metal roofs “Green”

Metal reflects the heat of the sun which helps to keep your structure cooler in the summer. Metal roofs are also a perfect base for solar panel installation which Century Metal Roofing also install. These metal roofing also includes a portion of recycled materials and the roof can be 100% recycled. A metal roof is a very practical installation to make your house a step “greener”

What is the lifespan of metal?

Asphalt shingles consist of felt and or fiberglass processed in petroleum solution. The typical life of an asphalt shingled roof is 8-12 years, in Atlantic Canada it can be shorter. A metal roof is impervious to weather. It will never decompose. A metal roof retains its beauty and integrity decade after decade.

Can metal roofing affect my home insurance?

Because of metals resistance to fire and not being affected by such things as termites and other pests. Insurers often offer preferred rate if you have a metal roof.

What metal is best for a roof?

Galvalume, aluminum, zinc, copper, and stainless steel are all great solutions for metal roofing. All of our products consist of these materials which have a proven longevity.