If you are looking to install a new roof or replace an old one, there are many materials out there to choose from. While asphalt shingles are still one of the top options, there are many benefits to other roofing materials, including metal. Here are some of the many benefits to having a metal roof installed on your home.
Durability – Metal roofs are known to be long lasting due to the strength of the material. They will typically last for 70 years or longer and come with extended warranties. Because of how metal is installed, it is less susceptible to cracks that could lead to leaking. The material is strong enough to withstand debris and even small hailstones meaning you have less risk of a dented or punctured roof.
Energy Efficiency – Keeping your home cool during the hot summer months is much easier when you have metal roofing. Because the surface is reflective, sunlight will bounce off metal instead of being absorbed into the attic and heating up your home. This will save you lots of money on your energy bills.
These are just a few reasons why metal roofing is becoming more and more popular as a roofing option for homes. If you need help determining which roofing material is right for you, contact the roofing experts at Williams Roofing and Construction Inc. today at (217) 636-8071. Our team of roofers is available to roofing installation, repairs, and more in Springfield, IL.