In today's metal roofing market on new construction or replacement roofing, the trend is moving towards the use of Standing Seam [Vertical Seam] or Batten Seam Metal Roofing. This is generally referred to as architectural roofing. Only recently [since 1990's] has architectural roofing entered into the mainstream of residential roofing market . The advantages of the architectural roofing are:
- Time proven in public schools and other buildings with a lifetime longevity of 30 - 50 years, saving you time and money.
- Protects in high fire danger zone - highest fire rating.
- Will not break or crack in heat or when walked on.
- Many design aspects available to enhance project.
- Available in many colors [even custom colors]
- 30 to 40 year manufacturers paint finish warranty meaning no pealing or painting. The actual finish will last 40 to 50 years.