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comparing estimates with equal products
As spring approaches the procrastination of replacing your old roof make itself relevant.    Of course you will start with getting quotes to see how much it may cost.  So you call all the nearest contractors and as all the quotes arrive it may be overwhelming.  The range in...
Benefits of steel roofing
So your home is in need of a new roof and your trying to decided if you should go with shingles again or steel.  As your start to research steel roofs there is a plethora of information out there.  So lets keep it simple, here are the 6 top benefits of a steel roof.  1)...
Painted panels that faded
Chalking occurs when environmental conditions cause degradation of the resin (paint coating). Contributors to the degradation: ultraviolet rays, acid rain, and pollution.  As the resin (paint coating) degrades, it takes on a white appearance, commonly called chalk.  Kynar 500...
Hail rating class 4
Both our 24 and 26 gauge steel has a Class 4 Impact Resistance. What does this mean?  Class 4 is the toughest. This means that when tested the steel sample did not crack when hit twice in the same spot by a steel ball 2 inches in diameter.  This is another...
Steel panel with lifetime paint coating
No your new Schley steel roof will chip, fade, or rust.  Our steel has a paint coating called Kynar 500 that has a 40 year non prorated warranty.  In test after test, Kynar 500 paint coating systems ranks highest and outperforms all other resins (paints) in the...
cost of steel roofs compared to shingles
Since there is no other roofing material that lasts as long as steel roofing there is really no true comparison, therefore, the initial cost is more.   However, steel roofs provide a long lasting, highly economical roof that won't need major, if any, maintenance for decades to...