At Western States Metal Roofing, customers ask us all the time which residential metal roofing panel is best for their home. After being asked this question for over two decades as a metal roofing manufacturer, we’ve come to realize that the definition of “best” is not universal. It varies from person to person and often has to do with the customer’s biggest concern that needs to be met.
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A metal roof is an investment that can last for 40-60 years and will pay for itself over time. However, the initial high upfront cost might scare some people into choosing a less expensive roofing option. Luckily, there are different types of metal roofs that can accommodate smaller budgets but still provide all of the benefits of a metal roof.
If you’re searching for the right metal panel for your project, you’ve most likely realized there are many different options to choose from. One metal panel that does not get discussed as often as some other panels, yet provides a great value at a lower price, is R-Panel.
Let’s say you’re looking for a low cost, easy to find a metal panel with a simple installation. So simple that you might even be tempted to do it yourself. Under these circumstances, all roads would lead you to corrugated panels.
Deciding on what type of material you should use for a roof or siding can become stressful when you realize how many options you have. Even when you narrow it down to using metal, there are still choices to make.
You’re in the process of designing your home and have decided on a corrugated metal roof. Two questions that potential customers want to know is, “What are the types of corrugated roofing? and what's the difference between ⅞” corrugated and ½” corrugated?”. This is actually a very simple question to answer. We will discuss the key differences in detail and do a side by side comparison.
It’s easy to choose things like color for your metal roofing, but have you thought about how your new roof will attach to your home? This is one aspect of roofing that we see most often overlooked. As long as the roof is securely attached to your house, what’s the difference? It might not seem important, but the connection actually plays a role in the roof’s longevity and its performance.