Metal Roofing FAQs

Q. What is Everest Construction Metal Roofing Warranty?

A properly installed metal roof will last you a lifetime. Superior technology finishes provide long-term protection against peeling, blistering, cracking, splitting and delaminating. There is an option of restoring and recoating the finish up to 50 years time in order to extend the longevity of your metal roof.

Q. How much do metal roofs cost compared to asphalt?

Over the life of your home, metal roofing is the most economical roofing option, because it can be the last roof you need to install. The initial cost for your metal roof is carefully calculated. Factors such as slope, access, colour and style all need to be determined before any pricing accuracy is possible.

Q. How will a metal roof stand up to extreme weather?

A metal roof can withstand decades of abuse from extreme weather like high winds, heavy snow, hailstorms and even wildfires. Metal roofing has a 140-mph wind rating, meaning it can withstand wind gusts up to 225 kilometres per hour.

Q. Is a metal roof noisy when it rains?

No. Metal roofing is very often quieter than an asphalt shingle roof. This is due to the fact that metal roofs float over the roofing deck creating an air space between the metal roof and the roofing deck.

Q. How will a steel roof installation help my attic ventilation?

The ventilation in your attic is very important. By installing a metal tiles roof you will feel an improvement in the heating and cooling of your home up to 30 %. The windows and doors in your home will last longer. Lastly, you will have no mould or mildew in your attic.

Q. Do I need to remove my existing roofing shingles?

Most households in the Canada and US have traditional shingle roofs which must be replaced every 10-15 years. Which creates a lot of waste. Therefore we normally installing your steel roof over existing shingles; saving time and money.

Q. Can I walk on a metal roof?

Yes you can; however, like walking on metal roof, you should be careful. Before you walk on your roof however, we recommend you talk to your installer or us first.

Q. Is a metal roof fire safe?

A steel roof is the most fire safe roof. It is classified as a non-combustible roofing material with a Class “A” rating – the highest rating given.

Q. Does the color fade?

Metal roofs are painted with high-performance polymers that have exceptional weathering properties.

Q. Will a metal roof rust?

Metal steel roofing panels are protected by layers of metallic and polymer coatings. Industry studies have repeatedly shown them to outperform the corrosion resistance of other coated metals. They are available with warranty up to 50 years.

Q. Is a metal roof damaged by hail?

Metal roofs are very tough and highly resistant to hail damage.

Q. Is a Classic Metal Roofs system environmentally responsible?

Not only is a Classic Metal Roofs roofing system great for your home, it is great for the environment. According to the National Association of Home builders Research Center, 20 billion pounds of asphalt shingles are dumped into U.S. landfills every year.That is a lot of wasted asphalt. Because a Classic Metal Roofs system can often be installed over your current roof, without tearing off what is already there, this helps to reduce this excessive shingle waste.


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