Which Style of Metal Roofing is Right for Your Home?

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If you’re ready to replace your old roof with a brand new one, you may want to change the material used. Perhaps your old roof was made of asphalt shingles, but now you think you’re ready for a metal roof. With all of the materials to choose from, how are you supposed to know where to start?

Here are a few factors we will help you understand when it’s time to make the decision:

●        The Slope of Your Roof

Most residential homes have sloped or low-sloped roofs for drainage purposes; however, some homes may have been built with flat roofs. Regardless of your roof’s slope, there’s an ideal roofing type available. Our slate or stone-coated roofing options are perfect for steep or low-sloped roofs because the shingles help with proper water drainage.

●        The Weather Conditions Affecting the Roof

Our team also takes into account the harsh weather conditions that often plague homes in the Western Wisconsin and Eastern Minnesota areas. Because both our winters and summers can be hard on roofs, we offer two of the most durable metal roofing materials available: stone-coated metal and shake or slate. If you’re interested in having a durable roof that lasts longer than traditional asphalt shingles, metal roofing is your best bet.

●        Your Budget

Your budget also have a major impact on what type of roofing is ideal for your home. While metal roofing is typically more expensive than traditional asphalt shingles, it’s definitely the more durable option.

Our team can help you decide whether our stone-coated shingles or our shake shingles are more within your budget.

●        How Long You Want the Roof to Last

You want your roof to last for years—preferably for as long as you live in your home. One of the most durable roofing materials on the market for homes is metal. If you’re wanting to replace your old asphalt roof with one that will last for years to come, we’ll recommend either our shale or stone-coated metal roofing options.

Replace Your Damaged or Outdated Roof with C&T Siding

Choosing the right type of roof for your home can seem a little overwhelming. Luckily, the professionals at C&T Siding have years of experience helping homeowners in the Western Wisconsin and Eastern Minnesota areas choose the right roofs for their homes. Contact our team today to schedule a free consultation.

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