When you need a new roof, you have many decisions to make. From choosing the right Donelson roofing company to the material, style and color. Today we’re going to focus on the question we’re hearing more and more frequently which is, “Should I choose asphalt or metal roofing?” We can’t answer that question for you, but we have some advice that should help.
Know the Neighborhood Regulations
Some neighborhoods limit what roofing materials you can have. Be sure to find out if you’re limited to material, style and color or just that it has to be aesthetically pleasing.
What are your goals with your new roofing? Is this your forever home that you plan on being in for the next 30 – 40 years? If so, metal roofing in Donelson, TN will outlast your time in the home whereas you’ll likely need to replace your asphalt roof at least one time. If energy efficiency is also a goal, metal roofing is better at reducing solar heat gain even more than the Cool Roofing asphalt products.
Most people know that metal roofing costs more than asphalt roofing initially. However, if you are looking at the lifetime cost of the new roof, you need to seriously consider metal roofing. As we pointed out above, you’ll need at least two asphalt roofs during the time you have the one metal roof. Metal roofing in Donelson, TN also requires less maintenance. You may find that your homeowners insurance company offers a discount to homeowners with metal roofs. This could influence your decision as well.
Talk to an Experiences Asphalt and Metal Roofing Company
When you call a roofer who only installs asphalt roofing, they’ll discount all the great aspects of metal roofing and sell you on the products they offer. The same with a roofer who only sells metal roofing. When you call a company who sells both asphalt and metal roofing, like Mobley Brothers Roofing and Renovation, you’re going to get the whole story about both products and which one they truly thinks is best for your home, goals and budget.
We offer both asphalt and metal roofing in Donelson, TN and the surrounding areas. We’d be happy to provide you with a free consultation and discuss the pros and cons of each of the roofing products we offer and your specific needs. Reach our A+ Better Business Bureau rated team at (615) 645-4500 or fill out our contact form.