Frequently Asked Questions About Stone Coated Steel Roof Systems

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Frequently Asked Questions About Stone Coated Steel Roof Systems

Frequently Asked Questions About Stone Coated Steel Roof Systems | The Roofing Center

Q: Are metal roofs noisy?

A: No, the stone coated steel design deadens the sound of the rain and even hail unlike a non-stone coated metal roof. Many homeowners report this to be quieter than previous asphalt shingle roofs in storms.

Q: Is a metal roof hotter in summer and colder in winter?

A: No, many customers report a reduction in energy costs during summer and winter months. Also, a stone coated roof can be installed over an existing roof, providing additional insulation from temperature extremes.

Q: Is a metal roof dangerous in weather with lightning?

A: No, metal roofing is both an electrical conductor, and a non-combustible material.

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Q: Can I walk on my stone coated roof?

A: Absolutely, stone coated roofs are made of steel and designed to withstand the weight of people walking on them.

Q: Can I get a discount on my homeowners insurance?

A: You may, stone coated has a Class 4 hail rating - the highest rating UL offers. In many states, the Class 4 rating can earn a discount on homeowners insurance. Just ask your local agent for details in your state.

Q: Is a Stone Coated Steel Roofing System more expensive?

A stone coated roof offers more value for your money. With a minimum 50 year life expectancy, you would have to purchase and install 2-1/2 shingle roofs for the cost of one metal roof. Like most products you buy, "you get what you pay for." A stone coated roof offers more for your money. It is no bargain to put two roofs on your house because the first one was "cheaper" and subsequently failed. A stone coated roof can last a lifetime. Stone coated is also quite durable because the aluminum-zinc alloy coated steel enhances the superior weathering and corrosion resistance of each roofing panel.

Q: Is a Stone Coated Roofing System warranted?

A: The best in the industry. Stone Coated Roofing Systems carry a Limited Lifetime Warranty including 120 mph winds, hail penetration for any size hail and manufacturing defects - including excessive granule loss. In addition, material and labor are covered for the first 20 years after that time, material is covered the remaining warranty period.

Q: Is a metal roof only for commercial buildings?

A: No, many stone coated steel profiles and attractive ceramic stone granules do not resemble the standing seam roofs of the commercial industry; they add value and curb appeal to any roofing installation.

Financing

While a finished project is always a joy for customers, paying for home improvements is always work. We understand that oftentimes repairs to your most valuable asset don't follow the timeline we would like.

Because of this we work with many financing partners. Our main option is with a loan sourcing company called Hearth. We quickly pre-qualify you for loans from many providers and help you get many flexible options.