Rustic Shingle Metal Roofing: Just the Facts Ma’am

Rustic Shingle Metal Roofing: Just the Facts Ma’am

Rustic Shingle is an investment-grade metal roofing system that provides beauty, protection and increased value for your home. If you look closely at Rustic Shingle, you will see a rugged texture and deep realistic wood grain that replicates wood shake shingles. However, unlike real wood, Rustic Shingle will never split, warp, mold, or rot. With Rustic Shingle, you will not need routine maintenance or replacement.

Just the Facts….

• A metal roof will not support combustion. Airborne sparks from nearby fires or chimneys extinguish harmlessly on Rustic Shingle, which is recognized as a “Class A” fire-safe roof with appropriate underlayment.

• The Florida Solar Energy Center determined that Rustic Shingle reflects radiant heat, providing efficiency up to 34% greater than ordinary roofing.

• Rustic Shingle takes advantage of aluminum’s great strength at a fraction of the weight of others roofs. It is installed over most old roofs without a tear-off.

• Made from an alloy which is 98% recycled, Rustic Shingle is the earth-friendly choice in roofing.  Rustic Shingle eliminates the need to reroof every few years, saving precious resources.

• American Metal Roofs are backed by a Lifetime non-prorated Warranty against any manufacturers defects. The paint is warranted 40 years against cracking, peeling or blistering and 30 years against fading.

• With Rustic Shingle, the PVDF finish provides no porous footholds for moss and fungus.

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{source for the following:  Metal Roofing 101 – MRA website}

• A metal roof can increase the resale value of your home

• In some states, like Texas, a metal roof can lower your homeowners insurance by 35%

• Today’s metal roofing looks just like common roofing materials – asphalt shingles, clay tiles, cedar shake or slate.

• A metal roof will not increase the likelihood of lightning striking your home

• A metal roof will actually silence noise from rain, hail and bad weather – often more effectively than other roofing materials

• Today’s metal roof have a 120 mph wind rating – that’s equal to an F2 tornado

• You can safely walk on any metal roof without damaging it

When you become aware of the facts, the decision between a permanent metal roofing solution or a traditional asphalt roof is an easy one.  For beauty, durability, energy efficiency, and environment impact, an American Metal Roof is a clear winner.  


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