You would be hard pressed to travel anywhere in the United States without noticing that metal roofing’s popularity has been steadily on the increase. It is the ultimate option for residential properties due to its durability and longevity, but it is also making an appearance as commercial roofing. While it is not always the best option for commercial roofing, it is worth considering for the same reasons that it is popular as a residential roofing material.
When deciding about whether to go with metal commercial roofing, there are a number of factors you will need to consider. The first thing is to determine if the slope of your roof is sufficient. Obviously, if your property has a flat roof, metal commercial roofing is probably not a viable option, as you would need to improve your building by adding a sloped roof first, which would prove to be quite costly. There are a few options for even a fairly minimal pitch, however, so the best thing to do is consult with a professional roofing company that specializes in commercial roofing.
Cost is the second consideration. The upfront cost for metal commercial roofing is quite a bit more than other commercial roofing options. However, with a life expectancy that is far longer and lower maintenance costs, if you are planning to keep your property for the long haul, it may well be worth it because you probably won’t need to replace it in your lifetime. A professional commercial roofing company can give you a side-by-side comparison of upfront costs and maintenance costs.
At Midian Roofing, we have two locations in Rome, Georgia and Fort Mill, South Carolina, and we are the ultimate roofing contractor to call for all your commercial roofing needs. We do new commercial roofing construction, as well as repairs and maintenance. We can help you decide if metal is a good option for you and provide you with a quote for the more typical commercial roofing options as well, including single ply, TPO, PVC, EPDM, Built-Up, and Duro-Last, as well as Hydro-Stop gutter systems. Contact us today for more information.