Metal Roofing In Denver, Gunbarrel, Longmont, Fort Collins, Greeley, Erie, Brighton, Frederick, CO, and Surrounding Areas
Metal roofing is the ultimate investment for both residential and commercial application lasting for 50 years or more. With a vast array of over 100 colors and multiple designs, metal roofing can give off multiple esthetics including traditional, historic, modern, sleek and more. Forget what you think about metal roofing, it is a lasting roofing option well worth the investment.
Benefits of Metal Roofing
- Optional durability finishes
As if the standard durability of metal roofs was not enough, metallic coatings and paint installed at the manufacturer can increase durability.
- Material choices
Color options can provide multiple possibilities, but the materials give off a special esthetic also. From the classic look of copper to the sleekness of steel, natural metal is a rich choice as a roofing material including zinc and aluminum.
- Multiple pattern options
With buildings that have particular architectural features or historic characteristics, only specific patterns can fit with the overall design.
- Safety enhancement
Superior fire resistance qualities can lower insurance rates and offer your building improved protection and security.
- Increased building value
Since the next owner will not have to pay for a new roof for decades, the value of your building or home will benefit from a higher resale value.
- Energy efficient
Sunlight is reflected and not absorbed into your home or building.
- Perfect for all structures
Including those that cannot support heavy roofs.
- Environmentally friendly
Long-lasting and recyclable, metal roofs can even be installed over existing shingles
Metal Roofing Contractor
While metal roofs are engineered, coated and designed to last decades, proper metal roof installation is key. Metal roofs come in panels so they must be lined up and installed properly with attention to seam location. Also, any finishes or flashing must be tight to stop and prevent water seepage. What does this mean to you? Anyone can install a metal roof and there are plenty of internet resources to do it yourself. But after spending the initial upfront investment on the materials, we only recommend professional installation. Some warranties require professional installation and you should consider it as part of the overall investment.
Metal Roofing FAQ’s
Actually, no. A number of barriers stand between a metal roof and living space including solid decking, attic space, insulation, solid sheathing and more. In fact, metal roofing can help in dispersing rain and reducing noise.
Warranties on metal roofs vary due to manufacturer and material but some have warranties up to 50 years. And some buildings have had the same metal roofs for hundreds of years.
Yes, if there is inadequate insulation. With a lack of insulation, heat will rise, melting snow that runs to the eaves and then refreezes into an ice dam. In these cases, ice or “snow guards” can help stop avalanche problems.
Not any more than any other type of roof. Plus, if it does get hit by lightning, the energy will be dispersed rather than isolated and potentially fire-causing.
Yes, when applicable. Because of the lightweight of metal roofs, they can be installed over and existing shingle roof. However, a complete roof inspection needs to be completed first as well as reviewing local municipality regulations.
Because of the strength of metal roofs, they are often referred to as “maintenance-free”. While not entirely true, metal roofs have considerably less maintenance than other kinds. Your warranty will probably have an outline for the needed inspection and warranty. Your roofing contractor can give your further information.
The newest metal roofs are designed and engineered to last. Most, especially steel, has a coating of zinc or a zinc/aluminum combination applied at the factor. Paint can be applied over this coating for increased durability.
Metal Roof Repair
When properly installed metal roofs will be virtually maintenance-free. The common issues we see are from improper metal roof installation but can be fixed easily when addressed early. We’ll go over your maintenance and inspection schedule with you. If you ever move into or buy a home or building with a metal roof, we recommend a roof inspection before closing.
- Open seams and flashings
- Fastener issues
- Panel damage from debris
Common Metal Roofing Locations:
- Government buildings
- High-end retail
- Historic buildings
We install metal roofing and asphalt shingle roofing throughout the Denver area.
Our location is Frederick, CO is the perfect location for quick metal roof repair or roof replacement from Denver up to Fort Collins including Brighton, Longmont, Gunbarrel, Greeley, CO and Erie, CO. Let Guardian Roofing be your roofing company for your new metal roof.