#30 - The Durability of Metal Roofing | Todd Miller

#30 – The Durability of Metal Roofing

March 31, 2017 | Filed under: Metal Roofing 101 Series, Roofing Help Videos

Most people buy metal roofs for their longevity. Once a homeowner reaches the point of owning their “forever house” – the last house they will ever buy, and perhaps they even have plans to pass that house on to loved ones – it makes sense to end the crazy cycle of re-roofing every few years. Nationally, asphalt shingles last about 17 years but we’re seeing them replaced in even fewer than 10 years in areas prone to harsh weather. The durability of metal roofs is well known. You can go into virtually any community and find metal roofs that are approaching or even exceeding 100 years old. Additionally, almost all of the big commercial chains with hundreds of facilities use metal roofs in some way. They know the long term value of these products. Let’s face it, most roofing materials are eventual landfill from the moment they are installed. Some day they will have to be removed and disposed of. Metal roofs, though, are usually the last roof on a structure. Today’s paint finishes provide protection and beauty for 40+ years and can be re-painted at the end of their life. There simply isn’t a better way to invest in the longevity of your home’s roofing system than metal. It will permanently end your roof maintenance and replacement costs.

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has spent his entire career in the metal building products manufacturing industry. He is president of Isaiah Industries, an organization recognized as one of the world’s leading metal roofing manufacturers. Todd is currently Vice President of the MRA (Metal Roofing Association) and a Past Chair of MCA (Metal Construction Association). Through his website, he strives to raise the bar on standards and practices to provide property owners with the best possible products for successful roofing projects.

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