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603-356-8231

 

Steel Roofs Pros & Cons

 

 

29ga

Srewdown

Panel

26ga

Screwdown

Panel

HF-24ga

Hidden

Fastners

EZ-Lok

Standing

Seam

Snow

Sliding

Can get

Stuck on

Screws

Can get

Stuck on

Screws

Slides

Well

Slides Great

Exposed

Screws

80-100

Screws

Per sq

80 – 100

Screws

Per sq

Minimal on

Eves, Rakes & Valleys

Only a few

A lot of

Valleys

Performance

Not Really Good

Metal tears

Performance

A little better

Metal tears

Performance

Not bad,

Holds up

Performance

Excellent,

Wont tear       

Maintenance

Time Frame

8 – 12yrs

12 – 16yrs

20 -25yrs

30 + yrs

Expected

Maintenance

Needed

Screws

Back out

Metal rusts

Washers dry out        

Repaint                                                 

Screws back out

Metal rusts

Washers dry out   

Repaint                                                      

Some

Repaint

None

Repaint

Paint

System

Sprayed on

Sprayed on

Baked on

Kynar 500

 

Baked on

Kynar 500

Need to

Repaint

18-22 yrs

18-22 yrs

25-30 yrs

30 –35 yrs

Resale

Value

Not A lot

Minimal

Very Good

Best

Resale

Value

Life

Expectancy

25yrs

30yrs

35 – 40yrs

50 + yrs

 Recommends

No

Okay for

Low budget

Good Choice

Best Value

Long Term

 

 

 

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