At Camero Corporation, our metal roof replacement cost and replacement options are flexible and affordable. We have a wide variety of popular profiles and colours to enhance the appearance of any structure. Most homeowners look to replace their traditional asphalt shingles with metal roofing since its lifespan is around 50 years. Metal roofing systems are also more durable, reliable and efficient at protecting your home and possessions from adverse weather conditions such as hail, rain and heavy snowfall. regardless of the metal roof replacement cost, you can be certain that results will last a lifetime.
The roof replacement cost will depend on the location of the project, the preferred style/profile, and the difficulty of the roof. Also, it is important to consider other factors such as if the shingles need to be torn off, or if there are additional fixtures in the roof that need special flashing (such as skylights). If there is only one layer of shingles, then installers apply the metal roof replacement over existing shingles. According to national building codes, the shingles must be torn off if there are two layers or more due to their heavy weight.
The roof replacement cost will also depend on the type of metal is used for the new roofing system. The most common materials for a metal roof replacement include steel, aluminum, copper and zinc. While some homeowners prefer the natural appearance that metal tiles bring, others prefer the traditional look of asphalt shingles. Metal roofing often replicates the design of European clay tiles – this look has become increasingly popular in North America. Nevertheless, there are several metal roofing options that mimic the appearance of shingles, shake or slate tiles.
Instead of replacing old shingles with new shingles that will also peel, crack and curl after several years, many homeowners turn to a metal roof replacement. An aging or damaged roof can have gaps and cracks that allow heat to escape your home. Therefore, the switch from a traditional asphalt shingle roof to a high-quality metal roof gives you the opportunity to invest in an energy-efficient material. A metal roof will facilitate proper ventilation that will essentially keep your home cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter. The same applies to a garage roof replacement.
Homeowners who invest in a metal roof replacement, or a garage roof replacement can further reduce the life cycle cost by purchasing metal roofing products that reduce energy bills by reflecting heat in the summer. In fact, metal roofing in both light and dark colours reflects heat effectively to reduce cooling loads in the summer and insulate homes in the winter. The secret to the increase in energy savings is in the variety of metal roofing material finishes. For example, a highly reflective and highly emissive painted or granular-coated metal roof is optimal for reducing energy consumption.
Moreover, they can reduce insurance prices and the chances for structural damage in areas that experience severe weather such as hail, forest fires and earthquakes. Installing a metal roof can also help the environment since asphalt shingles contribute to over 20 billion pounds of annual waste landfills annually. On the other hand, metal roofs can be installed over existing shingles, eliminating the cost and eco-impact of tear-off and disposal.