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Metal Roof vs Shingle Roof


Metal Roof vs Shingle Roof

One of the biggest decisions when choosing your new roof is the make-up of the roofing materials. Two of the most popular materials are metal and asphalt shingles. Team Roofing installers have expertise in both types and are here to answer any questions that you may have. Let's take a look at some of the pros and cons of each type.

Asphalt Shingles

This affordable option is popular among many homeowners, and due to the many styles and colors that are available, they look great on a wide variety of homes across most types and styles. One main drawback of shingles is the fact that they absorb heat. While this is welcome in the winter, it's a feature that is less than ideal during our hot and humid summers! With a typical usable lifespan between 15 to 20 years for traditional asphalt shingles and 25 to 30 years for their laminate counterparts, this option lasts a long time but not as long as a metal roof.

Metal Roof

This option is becoming more popular in our area due to the energy efficiency that it offers. A metal roof helps to keep cooling bills down in the summer, which is a huge advantage in our area! Metal roofs are made from recycled materials, and when it's time to replace them, 100% of the materials are recyclable, keeping them out of the landfills. With a higher upfront cost, many homeowners shy away from metal and opt for a more affordable material. One factor that helps to offset higher material and install costs, is the longevity, durability, and higher resale value that comes with a metal roof. With a lifespan between 40 and 70 years, your new roof may last longer than you do!

If it's time for a new roof, give Team Roofing a call today and schedule a consultation with one of our design specialists. 

Shingle Roof vs. Spanish Tile Roof

When working on your construction project, an important factor to consider is what type of roof to install. You'll want to think the issue over from every angle: at the very least taking into account style, cost, and lifespan, to name a few. That's where this handy guide on the difference between shingle roofs and Spanish tiles comes in.

It's Time to Prepare your Roof for Winter!

Commercial roof maintenance is always ongoing, and it's never more important to keep up with this important task than in winter! Before the inclement weather gets here make sure that you're prepared.

Why are Commercial Roofs Flat?

Atlanta roofers are often asked about the flatness of commercial roofs, and why they seem to be so popular in our area. You can count on the experts at Team Roofing to have the answer to this and any other commercial roof-related questions that you may have.

Why are Roofs Vented?

The main reason that homes in Metro Atlanta have roofs that are vented is to help manage the high temps that our area frequently experiences. With proper ventilation, your roof can last longer and require fewer repairs. If you want your roof to last for its entire usable life with a minimum amount of maintenance, make sure that it is properly ventilated.

It's Time to Consider a Roof Coating on your Commercial Building

Whether you opt for a spray-on coating or one that is applied with a roller, you can expect to significantly increase the lifespan of your roof.

Handling a Roofing Insurance Claim From Start to Finish After a Big Storm

Team Roofing is here to help you from start to finish. Our area gets a lot of big storms, and we have a wealth of knowledge and experience in handling insurance claims for roof damage.

Shingle Roof vs. Cedar Shake Roof

Cedar shakes are a popular choice for many homeowners who live in Cape Cod-style or other traditional type homes. Shakes are often compared to wood shingles as well as other types of shingle roofs during the decision-making process.

3 Reasons to Upgrade Your Attic Insulation

Many people think of insulation as something that’s strictly beneficial during colder months. While this is indeed true, there are a host of reasons why summer is the perfect time to upgrade your attic insulation.

Shingle Roof vs. Slate Roof

If it's time for a new roof for your home, you may find all of the available options a little bit overwhelming! Yes, there is an almost unlimited amount of roofing types, colors, and styles available, but with the help of the Team Roofing design team, you are sure to find the roof that is just perfect for your home!

How to Properly Clean Gutters

Keeping your gutters clean and clear of debris is an important part of proper home maintenance. Gutters need to be kept clean in order to work properly.