For many people who need a new roof, the use of metal roofing panels has become a popular choice. In fact, if you want to improve the appearance, durability, and house value of your roof, using stone-coated steel roofing panels is one of your best choices. Nevertheless, for homeowners all over the world, it is important to consider the difference between metal roofing and traditional roofing.
When you are considering roof replacement, it is important to understand the advantages and disadvantages of metal roofs. The following is the information that JINHU has compiled for you.
Energy saving: the roof is an important part of the house, and the energy lost through the roof accounts for a large part, which will increase your energy costs: and the JHL stone-coated steel roofing panel will reflect most of the sun’s rays, which is mainly due to Stone coating on the surface.
Sturdy: Metal roofing panels are more resistant to extreme weather such as hurricanes, hail, rain, and snow than traditional roofs. The metal roof has anti-leakage and anti-corrosion properties. JHL roof tiles are based on aluminum-zinc-plated steel, which will not rust. It has good protection for residents living in areas prone to fire or lightning.
Service life: traditional roofing panels such as asphalt shingles or wood boards can only be used for about 15 to 30 years. If well maintained in a mild weather environment, some materials can be used for 40 years. Clay tiles and cement tiles may be better, but they are also very vulnerable to extreme weather. The metal roofing panel can be easily used for up to 50 years, and JHL provides 50 years of quality assurance. The service life can be extended by 5-20 years under good maintenance.
Environmental protection: Metal roofs are more environmentally friendly than traditional roofing materials. Most asphalt shingles cannot be recycled and can only be buried in garbage dumps. The replacement frequency of metal roofing panels is very low, even if it is damaged, more than 90% recycling can be achieved.
Customizable: Metal roofs are more customizable than traditional roofs. JHL roof tiles can perfectly imitate the appearance of clay tiles and asphalt tiles. The stone coatings of different colors reflect your style and strong features.
Additional components: JINHU metal roof panels are easier to add components than traditional roofs. It can bear more weight, and the unique interlocking structure ensures the overall firmness.
Economic benefits: Thanks to the above advantages, metal roofs are very attractive to home buyers and insurance companies. Buyers are willing to pay higher prices for houses with metal roofs. The insurance company will reduce insurance costs.
Although a metal roof is a good choice, you must consider factors before deciding whether to buy it.
Higher initial cost: The main disadvantage of metal roofs is the higher cost of installing the roof, and installation labor is also essential. However, with the advancement of technology, the cost of JINHU roof tiles has fallen. And the installation is very convenient.
Lack of good roofing contractors: When you are considering choosing a roofing contractor, there are very few good contractors. Why not consider buying roof panels in the factory and installing them yourself.