Metal Roofing

Many homeowners are now opting to install metal roofing as a high-tech accent on a new or remodeled home.

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Metal Roofing

Residential roofing in St. Louis has changed over the years, with many homeowners now opting to install metal roofing replacement as a high-tech accent on a new or remodeled home. Metal roofs have long been considered practical. In earlier times, many homes were protected by corrugated tin roofs due to their simple installation, impermeability, and cost.

Today’s residential roofing includes metal options greatly evolved from the past that offer a high functionality above any other roofing material.

Metal Roofing Costs

When a St. Louis homeowner decides it’s time to put a new roof on their house, one of the first decisions they need to make is what roofing product fits both their home and their budget.

Let South Side Roofing help you make a fully-informed decision. We’ve served the St. Louis area for over 100 years and stay ahead of the curve on recent developments in modern roofing materials and manufacturing technologies. We are fully insured and certified to install a beautiful new roof for your home or perform expert repairs.

Metal roofs are more costly to install, but this initial cost is balanced against long-term gains. Metal roofs have a higher resistance to the elements and generally a longer manufacturer’s warranty. Many roofs have a life expectancy of 40 to 60 years!

Types of Metal Roofs

  • Standing Seam – This is custom fit to your house with full seamless panels that interlock and require no exposed screws or fasteners.
  • Corrugated Metal/Sheet Metal – Each seamless panel is fastened together with external screws, making it more economical than standing seam.
  • Metal Shingles – the fastest-growing segment of the metal roof market, metal shingles provide the durability of metal with the aesthetic look of a traditional shingle.

Metal Roofing: Dispelling the Myths

Modern metal roofing is some of the most attractive, durable, and long-lasting of all roofing materials, but you may have run into one of these myths:

Myth 1: A metal roof increases the likelihood of a lightning strike.

Truth: Metal roofs do not attract lightning, but if lightning does strike your home, a metal roof withstands the impact better than many other types of roofing materials

Myth 2: Metal roofs are too heavy.

Truth: Metal roofs are about 50 percent lighter than an asphalt roof on the same house.

Myth 3: Metal roofs will rust.

Truth: Today’s metal roof technology specifically uses metal alloys to resist rusting and the effects of weather.

Myth 4: Metal roofs are more easily dented by hail.

Truth: Modern metal roofing systems are better at resisting hail damage than asphalt.

South Side Roofing is recognized as an authorized installer for top-tier roofing materials manufacturers. We are very familiar with roofing materials, how they perform, and how long they last.

We offer excellent pricing through our long-term relationships with the best roofing materials manufacturers and can meet with you to show you the latest generation of metal roofing materials and provide a custom quote for your home. Contact South Side Roofing today to schedule an appointment!

Contact the St. Louis Residential Roofing Experts

Our team is fully insured and certified to perform nothing but the highest quality of roof services for your home or business. Contact us today to get the reliable roof repairs you need at a price your budget approves of!