Metal roofing was once considered only an option for commercial buildings, but has quickly made its way to residential homes because of the amazing benefits it offers. If it is time for you to upgrade your roofing system, definitely keep metal at the top of the list.
When deciding on whether to install a metal roofing system or not, usually the first question asked is “How much can I expect to pay for a new metal roof?” And for a good reason, that is a wise place to start.
The cost to install a metal roof in Des Moines is between $610 and $950 per square. One roofing square is equal to 100 square feet of material. Below is a chart to roughly determine what the cost will be for your particular home. Of course, it is best to speak with Total Exteriors for a complete breakdown of the cost.
- 10 square roof = $6,100 to $9,500
- 15 square roof = $9,150 to $14,250
- 20 square roof = $12,200 to $19,000
- 25 square roof = $15,250 to $23,750
- 30 square roof = $18,300 to $28,500
- 35 square roof = $21,350 to $33,250
How are metal roofs beneficial?
Metal roofing systems are a wise investment for the Des Moines home. The benefits are numerous!
- Longer lasting than asphalt shingles
- Durable against hailstorms, tornados, and high winds
- Minimal risk of house fires since metal can not spark or ignite a fire
- Environmentally friendly and 100% recyclable
- Low maintenance
- Better resale value
- Varied color options
We offer a variety of metal roofing options.
Standing Seam Metal Roofs
Standing seam metal roofs are made from panels that are locked together and designed to hide the fasteners. The huge benefit is that the fasteners are less likely to wear out. This offers you a much cleaner appearing roof. Secondly, the beauty of standing seam is that the metal can expand and contract with the various weather patterns, without ruining the metal. This provides a longer-lasting and more durable roof.
Perhaps the look of metal panels is not appealing to you, so consider metal shingles. They are versatile, lightweight, and fire-resistant, yet offer the look of asphalt shingles.
This material has a reflective property making it an energy-efficient option. Did you know there are recyclable options for aluminum? This will assist in keeping old materials out of the landfill. Consider aluminum if you desire an affordable metal roof for your home.
Corrugated Metal Roofing
Due to corrugated material being lightweight, flexible, and durable, there will not be added weight to the frame of the home. Similar to other materials, corrugated is highly durable and corrosion-resistant.
What a great product copper roofing is! This material is highly resistant to rust, corrosion, and extreme temperatures. It can last up to 75 years when properly maintained. Copper is also one of the most fireproof materials available, is highly resistant to thermal changes, and doesn’t deteriorate quickly.
Exposed Fastener Metal Roofing
These panels are designed to withstand severe weather conditions. They can successfully battle high winds, strong rainstorms, and hail. This material can also reflect up to 85% of the sun’s UV rays and reduce attic temperatures by up to 40%. There is a huge advantage to lowering energy costs! (You might want to know the roof replacement cost in Des Moines.)
The options are quite varied with metal roofing, combined with the longevity of this product, it becomes quite cost-effective. Be sure to discuss your home, options, and budget with Total Exteriors in Des Moines. We can’t wait to speak with you and begin down the path to a beautiful new metal roof!