Roofing of home when done in steel has a lasting quality as steel is non-corrosive in nature. In addition to this there are many more benefits of metal roofs. Read on below . . .
FIRE The interlocking panels and innovative fastening system reduce the threat of wind blown embers
reaching the roof deck below. Metal Roof comes with a UL790 Class "A" Fire rating.
HAIL 2.5" hail warranty and is UL 2218 Class 4 rated.
WIND 120mp wind warranty. Metal Roofs have withstood wind tests of 170 mph with no damage.
EARTHQUAKE Superior features reduces the threat of roof collapse. When the McMullen Company surveyed the 1994 Northridge, California earthquake they found only minor damage to 1% of homes protected by stone-coated metal roofing. In contrast, more than 50% of the homes with concrete and clay roofs had significant damage.
WEATHERING The stone-coated metal panels will not split, crack, break, curl, wrap or absorb water. The stone granules are UV-reflective and provide protection against the elements.
LIGHT WEIGHT At only 1.4 lbs per square foot, structures do not need re-engineering to accomodate the Metal roofing system.
ENVIRONMENT Is 100% recyclable with over a 30% recycled steel content. Rest assured NexGen Construction is doing their part to conserve our natural resources.
INSURANCE DISCOUNTS In many areas where weather damage is prevalent, insurance companies offer substantial premium reductions to homeowners with a metal roof.
APPEARANCE metal roofs have the premium curb appeal discriminating homeowners are seeking.
RESALE According to the Residential Cost Handbook, home values increase $1.35/sq. ft with metal roofs vs. wood shake or asphalt composition.
Reduce Your ENERGY BILLS - Save on Heating and Cooling
MAINTENACNE Virtually maintenance free.
Metal Roof Benefits
Wind Proof Guaranteed to 120 mph
Hail Proof Guaranteed to 2.5 inches
Fire Proof Will not Burn
Eliminates Poroblems caused by Asphalt
Federal Tax Credit Eligible
Metal Roof Tax Credit
Receive Upto $500 Tax Credit by purchasing and installing ENERGY STAR® Metal Roof from 1/1/2011-12/31/2011.