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4 Reasons to Choose Stone-Coated Steel Roofing

Stone-coated steel roofing is vying for market space alongside clay, slate and shingles because it offers durability, beauty and a side of environmental friendliness for a relatively low cost. Below, we demonstrate just a few of the advantages of stone-coated steel roofing for your home.

Cost

The cost of stone-coated steel roofing is right in the middle compared to other roofing materials. Just a few examples:

Traditional asphalt roof shingles:           $125/sqft average

Stone-coated steel roof shingles:         $185/sqft average

Terracotta roofing tiles:                           $600/sqft average

However, stone-coated steel roofing is proving to be worth the price because it’s so durable and easy to install. The cost of maintenance is low and you’ll likely never have to replace your roof again.

Durability

Compared to most other roofing materials, a stone-coated steel roof offers superior durability: it will not break, curl, crack, or warp. In addition, the interlocking design of the roof panels makes the final roof resistant to heavy rain, freeze/thaw cycles, snow and uplift caused by wind. In addition, because stone-coated steel roofing is, well, steel, it’s resistant to hail and is non-combustible.

Eco-Friendly

If you are an environmentally-conscious homeowner, you’ll love stone-coated steel roofing because steel can be recycled an infinite number of times without degradation. Plus, because stone-coated steel roofing can be installed on top of your existing roof, your old roof won’t end up in the landfill like so many other building materials.

Style

Stone-coated steel roofing is not only durable, it’s versatile and beautiful. With a variety of styles and designs, the sky is the limit when it comes to stone-coated steel roofing choices. Want your house to look like it has a clay roof? Done! Prefer slate or shingles? This roofing material can emulate that too!

Well, there you have it – based on cost, durability, style, and a high environmental score, stone-coated steel roofing is definitely a roofing material you should consider when upgrading your roof. Have questions? Contact us today!

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