Lewis Walker offers a LIFETIME warranty on Workmanship since 1998
We are proud to offer:
- Classic Rib Metal panels
- PBR Metal Panels
- Standing Seam Panels
Metal roofing has truly come full circle during the past century. From being a popular roofing material in the early 20th century to being replaced by cheaper roofing materials such as asphalt shingles during the past several decades, to emerging once again as the premier roofing system for commercial buildings and homes. The future looks bright for metal roofing, and there are several metal roofing benefits and trends that are fueling the growth.
The first benefit of Galvalume metal roofing is its enhanced performance caused by recent innovations in metal roofing paint systems and coating technology. The vast majority of today’s metal roofs use a Galvalume coated steel substrate which virtually eliminates worries about rust and corrosion. Galvalume metal roof carries a limited 25 year warranty against rust and corrosion, the best in the industry. And just as important, metal roofing’s paint systems now have outstanding resistance to fading, chalking, and cracking under the most stringent conditions. Galvalume metal roofs offer 40 year paint warranties as standard, and lifetime warranties are also available. These metal roofing paint systems use cutting edge technology and inorganic pigments to provide the maximum protection against harmful UV rays.
The second metal roofing benefit is that metal roofing is tough. When it comes to wind and weather resistance, metal roofing stands alone. Galvalume roofing meets the toughest wind, fire, and impact codes in the country. Your metal roof will probably outlast you. Most Galvalume metal roofs last 3 to 4 times longer than an asphalt shingle roof.
The third benefit of Galvalume metal roofing is that there is a genuine concern in helping to maintain and improve the environment for future generations. In this regard, metal roofing meets the criteria of recycled content, recyclability, and energy efficiency. Metal roofing is one of the most energy efficient roofing systems available and tests have shown that metal roofs can save you up to 40% on cooling costs.
In addition, another metal roofing benefit is that it’s not asphalt based like shingles, which means its production doesn’t continue to fuel our country’s biggest addiction… oil. Although these are the major drivers, there are many other reasons why metal roofing is gaining in popularity. Please explore the links below to learn about the many benefits of metal roofing.
Premium metal roofing products utilize high strength Metal Construction Association (MCA) certified steel that’s protected by an aluminum, zinc, and silicon anti-corrosion coating, commercially known as Galvalume®. The corrosion resistance of our steel roof is so outstanding, even our unpainted metal roof panels carry a 25 year limited warranty. We use this same high performance steel with our 40 Year and Lifetime series paint systems, giving you the highest level of corrosion resistant roofing you can get in the metal roofing industry.
Beware of metal roofing that is not Metal Construction Association certified as these metal roofs could be constructed with inferior steel and paint systems. Many metal roofing contractors and companies will advertise a paint warranty, but the underlying metal will not be warranted against corrosion. Be sure to ask about base metal warranties before you buy.
A significant portion of the total cost of a metal roofing or post-frame project consists of installation labor. When obtaining a metal roofing quote or estimate, be aware that the cost of labor for installing a metal roof varies considerably based on the complexity of each metal roof project. To get an accurate metal roof installation cost estimate you should have an experienced metal roof contractor review your application, take the appropriate measurements, and provide you with a metal roofing quote. Most contractors provide a metal roofing estimate of installation free of charge.