Amherst Metal Roof Installation

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Amherst’s Premier Metal Roof Installers

Metal roofs stand out among the rest because of their desirable attributes. They are among the most durable roofing materials on the market today, and they come in just about any color, making them a great option to customize your home. 

Providing an instant upgrade to any home, their sleek and attractive look will be sure to make your house stand out above the rest. There are many different materials to choose from including standing seam metal roofs, aluminum, copper, steel, and tin.

Among the top factors in selecting a roof is considering how it will hold up against the weather we have in WNY. Metal roofs offer amazing weather resistant qualities. They hold up against high winds, freeze-thaw cycles, heavy snow, and other precipitation. 

The initial cost of a metal roof installation is higher than others, but you can expect to save on the long term maintenance. With their lightweight qualities, metal roofs make a great option for just about any structure. 

Update your home or business the stylish and efficient way. Contact your expert metal roof installers today for your free no-obligation quote.

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Metal Roofs We Install

Standing Seam Metal
Amherst Roofing Contractors offers professional installation of vertical panel and metal tiles. Vertical panel roofing, commonly referred to as standing seam metal roofing, is characterized by its raised interlocking seams and flat areas. It’s a popular choice for residential and commercial buildings as it provides reliable protection while adding a modern and stylish touch to the exterior. Standing seam metal roofing is a special type of roofing made from metal sheets, usually steel, aluminum, or copper. These metal sheets are shaped and joined together to form a roof with raised seams running vertically along the roof’s surface. It’s no secret that metal roofs are very durable and can last for many years when installed by Amherst Roofing Contractors. Despite being strong and durable, metal roofing is lightweight compared to other roofing materials like clay tiles or slate. This makes it easier to transport and install, which can save time

and money during construction. Standing seam metal roofing is energy efficient because it reflects sunlight and helps to keep buildings cool in hot weather. Perhaps one of the best reasons to choose metal roofing is that it requires minimal maintenance. Because it does not rot, decay, or get damaged easily, homeowners simply don’t need to worry about frequent repairs or replacements. The only challenge may be deciding which metal type grace your roof! Pre-painted panels give you endless options. Whether you choose metal tiles or vertical panels we’ll work closely with you to ensure it lasts.

FAQs About Standing Seam Metal Roofing

Standing seam metal roofs are highly durable and can last 50 years or more with proper maintenance. The lifespan of the roof can vary depending on factors such as the type of metal used, climate, and installation quality.

It’s a type of metal roofing system characterized by raised seams that run vertically along the roof slope. These seams are typically joined together with concealed fasteners, giving the roof a sleek and modern appearance. They are also referred to as vertical panel roofs.

Contrary to popular belief, they are not significantly noisier during rainstorms than other roofing materials. The installation of insulation and roof underlayment helps dampen sound and minimize noise transmission.

Yes, they are energy efficient and can help reduce heating and cooling costs. The reflective properties of metal roofs help deflect sunlight away from the building, keeping it cooler in the summer and reducing the need for air conditioning.

In many cases, it can be installed over existing roofing materials, such as asphalt shingles. This process, known as retrofitting, can save time and money compared to a complete tear-off. However, it’s essential to consult with Amherst Roofing Contractors to assess the condition of the existing roof and ensure proper installation.

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Aluminum Roofs

Aluminum metal roofing is crafted from sheets of aluminum, which is a lightweight and durable metal. These sheets are shaped and joined together to cover the roof of a building. With aluminum being a lightweight metal, aluminum roofing is easy to transport and install, making roofing projects quicker and more efficient. Aluminum metal roofing is very durable and can last for a long time. It is resistant to rust, corrosion, and damage from weather elements like rain, snow, and wind. With aluminum metal roofing, the panels can reflect sunlight and heat away from the building, helping to keep the interior cooler in hot weather. Aluminum roofing requires minimal maintenance. It does not rot, decay, or get damaged easily, so homeowners don’t need to worry about frequent repairs or replacements. Aluminum is a recyclable material, so aluminum roofing is considered environmentally friendly. It can be recycled and reused when it is no longer needed, reducing waste and conserving natural resources.

FAQs About Aluminum Roofing

Aluminum roofing is known for its durability and longevity. With proper maintenance, aluminum roofs can last 50 years or more, making them a long-term investment for homeowners.

Yes, aluminum roofing is lightweight compared to other roofing materials such as asphalt shingles or concrete tiles. This lightweight nature makes it easier to install and puts less stress on the structure of the building.

No, aluminum roofing is naturally resistant to rust and corrosion. This is because aluminum forms a protective oxide layer when exposed to air, which helps prevent the metal from corroding over time.

Yes, aluminum roofing is highly reflective, which means it can help reduce heat absorption and lower cooling costs during hot weather. Additionally, aluminum is recyclable, making it an environmentally friendly choice for eco-conscious homeowners.

Yes, aluminum roofing can be painted to match the aesthetic of your home or to provide additional protection against UV rays. However, it’s important to use a paint specifically designed for metal roofing and to follow the manufacturer’s instructions for proper application.

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Copper Roofs

This premium roofing option is known for its unique aesthetic appeal and long-term durability. WIth any roofing material, copper comes with its only set of advantages and considerations. One of the main advantages of using copper roofing on your home is the curb appeal that comes with this metal. Let’s face it, copper just looks classy! It is distinct and elegant and will have a deep visual impact. While adding beauty, copper is also extremely durable. They can last for over a century with minimal maintenance, and can even withstand hail, fire, and corrosion. Offering maximum energy efficiency, copper reflects light rather than absorb it. Compared to some roofing materials, copper is lightweight meaning less wear and tear on your home’s structural components. Let’s not forget the eco-friendliness of copper as well. Copper roofing is 100% recyclable and can be reused without losing its quality. What are the considerations for selecting copper roofing for your home?

One consideration is the initial investment price. It’s no secret that copper roofing is considered to be one of the most expensive roofing materials. Another consideration is noise. While some may find the sound of rain on a copper roof just the thing to relax, it is important to know that during a rain or hail storm, copper roofs can be louder than other roofing options. Due to the high value of copper, it can pose a theft or vandalism risk in certain areas. Lastly, if you desire copper roofing, you should select a knowledgeable installer of copper roofing, like Amherst Roofing Contractors.

FAQs About Copper Roofing

Copper roofing is incredibly durable and can last for over 100 years with proper maintenance. In fact, many copper roofs can outlast the buildings they’re installed on!

While copper roofing is low-maintenance compared to other roofing materials, it may develop a natural patina over time. Some homeowners choose to embrace the patina, while others prefer to restore the copper’s original shine through periodic cleaning and treatments.

Yes, copper roofing is generally more expensive upfront compared to other roofing materials such as asphalt shingles or metal roofing. However, its long lifespan and minimal maintenance requirements can make it a cost-effective choice in the long run.

Yes, copper roofing is considered environmentally friendly for several reasons. Firstly, copper is a highly recyclable material, so old copper roofing can be melted down and repurposed. Additionally, copper is naturally resistant to corrosion and requires minimal chemical treatments or coatings, reducing its environmental impact.

Copper roofing does not attract lightning any more than other roofing materials. In fact, copper is a good conductor of electricity, so if your home were struck by lightning, the electrical charge would be safely conducted away from the building without causing damage.

Patina refers to the thin layer that forms on the surface of copper over time due to exposure to air, moisture, and other environmental factors. In the context of copper roofing, patina is a natural and protective layer that develops on the copper surface, giving it a distinctive greenish or bluish-green color. Patina serves as a protective barrier for the underlying copper material, shielding it from corrosion and deterioration.

Steel Roofs

Steel roofing is an excellent choice for homeowners and businesses looking for a durable, low-maintenance roofing solution. Steel roofs are a type of roofing material made from steel or a combination of steel and other metals. It is known for its strength and resilience, making it an excellent choice for buildings in various climates. Its strength, energy efficiency, and long lifespan make it a wise investment for any building. In fact, some of the world’s most iconic buildings feature steel roofing, including the Sydney Opera House, the Empire State Building, and the Eiffel Tower. These structures showcase the versatility and beauty of steel roofing. When comparing steel roofing to other roofing materials such as asphalt shingles, wood shakes, or clay tiles, steel roofing often comes out on top in terms of durability, longevity, and energy efficiency. There are two basic types of steel roofing: corrugated steel and standing seam steel. Corrugated roofing consists of sheets of steel that are formed into ridges and valleys. 

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This type of roofing is popular for agricultural buildings, warehouses, and industrial structures. Standing seam steel roofing features raised seams that connect adjacent panels. This creates a sleek, modern look and provides added protection against leaks.

FAQs About Steel Roofs

Steel roofs can last 50 years or more with proper maintenance.

Yes, steel roofs can be painted to match the aesthetic of your home or building.

With proper insulation, steel roofing can be as quiet as other roofing materials.

Contrary to popular belief, steel roofing does not attract lightning.

Yes, steel roofing is designed to be walked on, but caution should be exercised to stay safe and avoid damage. It’s best to call the pros.

Hire a Trusted Roofer Contractor Today

 

Our expert roofers have extensive experience in metal roof installation. Contact us today to upgrade what protects your home from all of the weather elements of WNY. We offer a free no-obligation consultation to help you decide the best option for you.

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