A Comprehensive Guide to Metal Roofing Options

by Dymon Brady

Are you looking to learn more about our metal roofing options? Metal roofing can be very popular, and depending on how it is installed, it is an incredibly dependable system.

Our roofing panels are great for both residential and commercial roofing.

See the chart below for a quick reference point of what options are available to you. Not sure what your roof slope is? Learn how to calculate your roofing slope here.

Your-Metal-Roofing-Options-Chart

SS675 NewTech Panel Profile

For roofs with a pitch of 3/12 or higher, we install a SS 675 panel profile designed by NewTech. It features a 1 X ¾” tall metal panel with a seam that snaps and locks into place. This seam conceals the fasteners and provides a clean, smooth look.

One big benefit of this panel is that we can provide it in a range of anywhere from 24 – 18 gauge thickness in stainless steel. The color options in painted galvanized are limited to 24 gauge thickness. See the table below for a reference point on metal thickness.

Gauge

Many other options will include a thinner panel (as thin as 29 gauge). We feel that it is important to offer you the longest lasting systems and with the most durability possible.

In high wind areas, it is not only a good idea to go with a 24 gauge thickness, but you may want to consider going to a narrower panel with more clips to prevent blow-offs over time.

SS150 NewTech Panel Profile

If your roof has a pitch of 3/12 or less, you will want to install the SS150 NewTech panel profile. This panel actually features a mechanical seam with a concealed fastener, ensuring that no water will penetrate the fasteners.

If your roof is between 1/12 and 2/12 pitch, it will need to have an inseam sealant to ensure that it is watertight, even in problematic areas. The panel will be seamed and crimped with a seamer right on site. If the roof slope is less than 1/12, a flat roof system can be designed to look like a metal roof in the event that is the visual appeal you’re after.

General Custom Options

Width between panel ribs can vary from 12” to 17”, depending on your preferences.
Choose your own color from over 30 color choices.
Choose between stainless steel, which is slightly more expensive with a fine finish, and galvanized steel, which is economical and durable.
We provide a 20-35 year warranty against considerable color fading.
If you opt for our McElroy metal panels, we offer a standard 35 year material warranty for both residential and commercial roofs.

About Our Process

Our panels have higher upfront installation costs than our asphalt shingle systems will, though they will last longer. The metal panels are truly of the highest quality, as is our installation process. We have a beautiful system that delivers long-lasting, aesthetically pleasing results.

What sets our process apart?

Our own panel machine rolls out the metal roofing panels on site.
We only do the highest quality snap lock and mechanical seam panels.
You will find one panel (length wise) will stretch from the ridge to the roof’s edge.
We can save you money over another contractor ordering the same service. Other contractors may have to pay a manufacturer to fabricate the metal on site or to have panels delivered on large trucks.
Because we are there every step of the way, we can ensure that your panels are of the highest quality, clean and scratch free.
Our metal division foreman, Ignacio, is a recognized expert in the installation of metal roofing. We have received several phone calls from other roofing contractors who want to learn from him and about our system.

We feel confident that we can offer the finest quality of materials and installation for the best value! Give us a call for a free roofing estimate today! 801-487-5151.

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