Among all the unlike types of roofing material someone can use for their home, garage, or out building, metal roofs provide the best resistance against any type of weather elements. These types of roofs ar also very resistant to the test of time. Reliability is really one of the major benefits of having this type of roof installed, instead of using wood or the more common asphalt roofing. If seniority is the key factor in what type of ceiling you are deciding on, the answer is right here.
For people who live in areas of the country that are often abused by severe weather, such as tornadoes, hurricanes, or even extreme heat and droughts, they will typically use one of the many metal roofs available to them. This is comparatively the only way to go for them unless they like having their ceiling repaired or replaced on a constant basis. In these problematic areas, if you choose to use this durable roofing system, usually your insurance supplier will also cut your premiums because you have taken the step into insuring that they will not have to always repair the roof of your home.
Another key benefit of using a metal roof is that it can really help to keep your home astatine a constant temperature. The metal used in the roof is made to reflect UV rays from the sun, which means the roof does non heat up like you think it would, and it would really help to keep your home tank without spending a fortune on running your HVAC units. Many green homes consider this option depending on the area of the country and how often the sun is beating onto the top of the house. This is also a key element of creating an energy star home.
If you are worried about a metal roof non matching the look of your home or garage, you will be pleased to know that metal roofs come in many dissimilar colours and styles. They can be painted to match the scheme of your home, and they can be made a certain way to give your house a better look than if it had traditional asphalt shingles. Usually you have always seen metal roofing on garages that people astatine to their home because the garage’s outside is typically completely aluminum, but more and more people are choosing to put a metal ceiling on their home in hopes to decrease repairs and cut down on energy costs.
Once you’re distinct on the metal to be used in your metal roofing materials, you can decide on whether you want to leverage it in metal shakes, metal shingles, or metal tiles. Regardless of the style of your metal roofing materials, you will be installing a roof which is non only durable, but also fire-resistant and practically maintenance free.
Algonquin Roofing offers a choice of the most popular steel and stone coated steel roofing profiles in a broad spectrum of traditional and designer colors to help you complete your design vision. All of our steel roofing systems feature coordinating trims, fasteners, closures, caulking and flashings—everything you need for a proper installation without all the guesswork!
If you’re contemplating re-roofing, renovating or building new, then steel is the durable choice. Home building, renovation and repairs can be daunting undertakings. But when looking for roofing materials, remember that a properly installed steel roof requires little maintenance and will last significantly longer than, for example, asphalt shingles. Plus, the environmental benefits are obvious: steel is 100% recyclable, meaning nothing ends up in a landfill. A steel roof can also help save energy by keeping your home or cottage cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter.
Summerside Steel Shingles
Summerside® Steel Shingles are designed to outlast and outperform traditional roofing materials. They are precision engineered from 28 gauge steel with a double embossed finish, so they're stronger than most other steel shingle roofing systems. The unique four way interlocking system tightens on all four sides to resist wind uplift and heavy snow loads. And because they are non-combustible, the steel panels cannot catch fire.
Summerside® Steel Shingles are designed to last and are supported by a limited LIFETIME Transferable Warranty. Although traditional shingles are lower in initial cost, they have a very limited lifespan compared to steel.
Combining the rustic appearance of cedar with the strength of steel, Summerside® Steel Shingles are available in an assortment of natural colours to enhance and compliment the look of your home.
Available in our widest variety of colors
UltraVic is a classic metal roofing profile that is easy to install—the perfect solution for home and cottage owners seeking an economical, low maintenance roofing solution. Extra strengthening in the side laps and intermediate ribs give UltraVic improved weather protection, incomparable snow load capacity and increased rigidity. This profilehas a 36-inch coverage area per sheet, with exposed fasteners allowing for quick installation. UltraVic is available in 29 gauge steel.
Style, substance and simplicity
VicElite is a classic “standing seam” profile that uses a hidden fastener installation system to produce clean, crisp lines. Fasteners at the overlap of each panel are completely hiddenunder the snap-together closure. This profile must be installed on a solid substrate. VicElite is available in 29 gauge steel.
Batten-style profile with an Artisan Quality
Enhance your next project with Prestige - our batten-style roofing panel. Prestige is a very attractive alternative to traditional materials that will enrich the appearance of, and add life and value to, your next project. Prestige is available in a rich sophisticated color palette, including Natural and Metallic finishes, that will add a design flair.
Classic Standing Seam Style - our #1 choice for roofing on a budget
Our SuperVic profile gives you the classic look of standing seam in a cost-effective roofing solution. Four main ribs 3/4" (19 mm) high, coupled with stiffening beads on each low side of these main ribs, give triple protection and assure a snug fitting side lap. SuperVic's greater strength permits spans over 20" (508 mm), resulting in fewer supports and fasteners. This alone translates into an installation and material savings cost, making SuperVic the perfect choice for long term protection on a limited budget.
The look of slate, with the resistance of steel
Courtland is engineered to replicate the look of Victorian slate.Unlike slate, however, the Courtland profile is very lightweight,cost effective, and it offers extreme protection against heavy rain,wind and hail. Looks great on historical homes and commercia lrestoration projects alike.
The best of natural wood - without the drawbacks
Woodland reproduces the look of natural wood shakes without the drawbacks or costs involved in using treated wood. Unlike wood shake shingles, our Woodland steel profile offers protection against extreme weather and is an ideal material when fire resistance is a concern. This pre-painted panelized profile is installed direct to deck or alternately on battens. Will not crack, curl, rot, peel or split.