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By admin / January 4, 2017

Why choose custom metal roof over shingles?

Sick and tired of replacing the shingles on your home every ten years or so? Custom Metal Roof over Shingles Here’s a ‘busted’ CBC investigation into the false marketing of asphalt singles that are wearing out much earlier than manufacturers are rating. Watch the video below where a shingled roof with a 25 year warranty is already breaking down and needing replacement after only 12 years. Some companies use deceptive marketing techniques, including telling you a shingle roof will last...

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By admin / January 4, 2017

Installation of Stone Coated Metal Roofing Systems

Gerard Canada Metal Roofing specializes in installation of Stone Coated Steel Systems. Here are the reasons why we love to install stone coated metal roofing systems for our customers.These beautiful, long lasting roofs come in a variety of colours and six distinctive profiles: Tile – with the beauty and style of Mediterranean tile in a lightweight and environmentally friendly alternative Villa Tile – classic elegance of old world barrel tile, walkable, durable and lightweight Shake – distinctive beauty and richness...

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By admin / January 4, 2017

Metal Roofing Pros and Cons

Pros and Cons The pros and cons of a metal roof consider the life span of any building product and will depend on the aggressiveness of the local environment. Studies show that you can expect a steel roof to last at up to 2 to 3 times longer than a regular asphalt shingle roof. How Long Will A Steel Roof Last? In general terms, count on a steel roof lasting 40 to 60 years and beyond, where the average life...

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By admin / January 4, 2017

Environmental and Ecological Benefits of Metal Roof as Green Roofing Material

Here are some of the environmental and ecological benefits of metal roof systems and stone coated steel tile roofing systems: Since it is 100% recyclable, the steel used to make steel roofing tiles is an inherently environmentally friendly green roofing material. Recycled steel is used extensively in the production of new steel roofing materials. Therefore, not only does each steel roof contain a portion of recycled metal roofs, it can also be completely recycled at the end of its useful...

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By admin / January 4, 2017

Hail Testing on Stone Coated Steel Tile Roof

Hail Testing on Stone Coated Steel Tile Roof

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By admin / January 4, 2017

Metal Roofing History

Learn Metal Roofing History in this short and interesting video produced by metal roof manufacturer Metstar. All over the world from Ottawa, Canada to Istanbul, Turkey, high profile buildings have been covered with metal roofing. Over thousands of years metal roofing has been the premier and most valued type of roofing for long term protection from fire, wind, hail and sun damage. Over time, our manufacturing and installation methods have evolved to create stronger, more weather resistant and value added...

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By admin / January 4, 2017

Consider Value Over Cost Of Steel Roof

Value Over Cost of Steel Roof Systems There is tremendous value in the steel roofs available today. They are designed to add beauty to your home or business building and can help to increase the resale value substantially. Of course as well as never having to replace your roof again, the durability of steel roofing is the main reason most people choose a metal roof over shingles. Metal roofs are non combustible, energy efficient saving on both heating and cooling...

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