The benefits of installing a metal roof on your new manufactured home from Affordable Homes of Defuniak are numerous. If you add in the additional potential savings for energy costs, insurance cost, resale, and taxes, you can be confident that your metal roof and substantial warranty (40 years to lifetime) will be a sound investment for your home and family. You can expect to save about 65% in total costs over the life of the roof if we use an average example of a metal roof with a 50-year life and an asphalt shingle roof with a 16-year life.
Enhanced performance caused by recent innovations in metal roofing paint systems and coating technology virtually eliminates worries about rust and corrosion. And just as important, paint systems now have outstanding resistance to fading, chalking, and cracking under the most stringent conditions.
Metal roofing is tough, and that strength is probably most appreciated during a storm. When it comes to wind and weather resistance, metal roofing stands alone. Our metal roofing, provided by Union Corrugating Company, an industry leader in metal roofing materials and supplies, in meets the toughest wind, fire, and impact codes in the country. In most areas, these weatherproof metal roofs can be expected to last three or more times longer than a comparable asphalt shingle roof. Another advantage that’s often overlooked is metal’s inherent resistance to staining from mold, mildew, and airborne algae, causing unsightly black streaks, which you’ve probably seen on shingles.
Metal roofing on a manufactured home is one of the most energy efficient roofing systems available and tests have shown that it can save you up to 40% on cooling. Energy efficient metal roofs that are Energy Star certified works by reflecting a high percentage of the sun’s energy back into the atmosphere, lowering attic temperatures and subsequent cooling loads making your roof energy efficient and saving you money.
Most metal roofs last 3 to 4 times longer than an asphalt shingle roof and will probably outlast you. Once a metal roof is installed, it stays. A metal roof is the most maintenance-free roofing material on the market today. In most applications, a metal roof will require no ongoing maintenance for the life of the roof. You can forget about shingle blow-offs, cracking, buckling, and unsightly discoloration.
There is a genuine concern in helping to maintain and improve the environment for future generations. In this regard, metal is one of the most environmentally friendly and sustainable green roofing materials you can choose for your home’s roof. Green environmentally friendly roofing materials offer energy efficiency, recyclability, and extremely low maintenance requirements and has earned the Energy Star certification.
Metal roofs can do a lot more than shingle ones in terms of aesthetics and have practical and financial benefits as well. Metal roofing for manufactured homes is available in a wide array of designs, finishes, and colors, making it ideal for the most discriminating homeowner. Whether you desire a contemporary, traditional, or vintage look, you can find a metal roof that will bring out the best in your home by Affordable Homes of Defuniak.
The manufactured home metal roofs offered by Affordable Homes of Defuniak are available in 21 colors, as well as non-painted for the “galvanized” look. In addition, most roofs are Energy Star Certified, high reflectance and more energy-efficient, thereby reducing cooling costs and saving you money. And it stands up to strong winds, which is comforting if hurricane season means anything to you.
Add character and style to your new manufactured home with a metal roofing system!