What Is a Standing Seam Metal Roof?

Homeowners have many choices when it’s time to reroof their houses. One of the systems that’s rapidly gaining popularity is the seam metal roof. These roofs are made of metal panels held together by concealed fasteners and attached to the roof deck with clamps.

Continue reading to learn a little bit more about this roof option and to see if it could be the right choice for your home.

What are the benefits of a standing seam metal roof?

Seam metal roof installation wouldn’t be so popular if it didn’t have a number of benefits over traditional roofing installations. Here are a few reasons to go with one of our seam metal roofs:

  • Better fastening system: Unlike some other types of metal roofs, standing seam roofs aren’t attached to the roof deck with hundreds (or thousands) of screws. The fasteners and clamps that hold the roof on to the roof deck are more durable and better protected from the elements.
  • Weather-tight: Speaking of the elements, a standing seam roof keeps your home safe from Mother Nature. The pitfall of other metal roofs is the screw holes that can let water in and lead to leaks. Because there are no screw holes, any moisture is kept off your roofing deck.
  • Long lifespan: These roofs are known as lifetime roofs and can last for up to 70 years before needing to be replaced. They’re even able to withstand wind gusts of up to 140 miles per hour.
  • Beautiful curb appeal: If you want to give your home a fresh new look, go with a seam metal roof. These roofs have sleek, straight lines and a modern design that looks great on any home. Plus, there are no ugly screws that detract from the roof’s appearance.
  • Tons of color choices: Unlike asphalt shingles, you’re not restricted on colors when it comes to metal roofs. They can be painted in nearly any color imaginable, and the color won’t fade over the years.
  • Fire resistant: Metal roofs are fire resistant when they’re installed correctly. They have a Class A fire rating—the highest possible rating for a roof. Due to the prevalence of wildfires, these roofs are a great option for any California homeowner.
  • Less maintenance: Besides inspecting your roof once a year for any defects, there’s hardly any maintenance required for standing seam roofs. Be sure to hire a roofing professional to make repairs ASAP if you notice any signs of rust or corrosion during your inspection.
  • Energy savings: Metal roofs don’t absorb heat like asphalt shingles do. Instead, these roofing systems reflect the heat, keeping your home cooler throughout the dog days of summer.

Get your free estimate today

If you’re tired of your old roof and want to upgrade to a standing seam metal roof, reach out to the pros at Manada Roofing Inc. today. We have over 20 years of experience in the residential roofing industry, and we back all of our services with a 100 percent satisfaction guarantee. We look forward to working with you!