Below are more in-depth details about why Lucas Metal Roofing is the most energy efficient and sustainable roofing choice.
Why Roof With Metal?
Metal roofing panels enable the owner to ensure that their appearance requirements are not only met but exceeded for their home or business. With various colors to choose from. You can design a color scheme between your metal roofing panels, your siding, and the trim that meets the style you had envisioned from the concept of the roofing project. Not to mention that the appearance of your roof is backed by up to a 40-Year finish warranty depending on the type of panel purchased. Variety and reliability are what you can expect when seeking a certain appearance from your roof, with Lucas Metal Roofing.
By manufacturing the metal panels and trim in-house. We ensure that we can offer you the highest quality of material at factory-direct prices. It might be cheaper upfront to roof with other roofing materials but factor in the expected lifespan of the material, the maintenance costs and risks, energy efficiency of the roof, and the cost to reroof once the material has reached the end of its lifecycle. You can be assured that you will get the most out of your investment with a metal roof.
Metal roofing owners reported annual energy savings of up to 25% in comparison to conventional roof owners with dark-grey asphalt shingles. Just like a t-shirt in the summer time, the lighter the pigment of color of the metal panel the more energy efficient it is. Therefore dark-grey asphalt shingle roofs retain the heat. While metal roofs reflect the Sun’s rays and emit what heat is left over from the Sun’s rays. Including certain colors of metal panels that qualify as Energy Star Qualified. Please check with a Lucas Metal Roofing to confirm what colors are Energy Star Qualified.
Factor in the cost of living or working comfortably at your home or at your business. With a metal roof you can be assured to live comfortably or work comfortably at a much lower cost. Backed by a 40-Year finish warranty. You can be assured that metal roofing is the sustainable and energy efficient choice. Depending on your area you may qualify for insurance discounts for roofing with metal panels.
Conventional asphalt shingle roofing systems require annual maintenance. That is both costly and annoying. Not to mention dangerous for those do-it-yourselfers out there.We know that time is of the essence. That is why with a metal roofing system you can worry less about roofing maintenance and more about the important things in life, such as family. Backed by a 40-Year finish warranty and an expected lifespan of 50 plus years. You can worry less about how you are going to afford to fix your roof and avoid injuries from ill-advised do-it-yourself maintenance roofing repairs.
According to numerous leading roofing associations. The average lifespan on a conventional roofing system is between 15-20 years. That is not counting the annual maintenance issues that arise with a conventional roofing system. While a metal roofing system has an expected lifespan of 50 plus years backed by a 40-Year finish warranty. The initial cost of an energy efficient metal roofing system might be higher than the conventional roofing systems but factor in the repair, replacing, and energy costs to live comfortably. A metal roof will bring a return on investment for 50 plus years and might possibly be the last roof you will ever need for your home or business. That’s the definition of longevity.