Metal Roof in Promise City, Iowa

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Here at Cook Roofing Company, we aim to ensure that all of our valued customers receive the highest quality support and treatment. Whether you already have a metal roof that needs replacement or repair, or you are looking to upgrade to a metal roof, don't put it off - call 515-305-3253 now!

Metal roof installation requires more than just a screwdriver and tin snips. There are special flashings and pieces that go on the ridge, pitch transitions, rakes, eaves, gutters, end walls, head walls, clips, and more. The ends of the panels have to be cut a certain way and folded to ensure water doesn't get inside.

Cook Roofing Company professionals understand the intricacies of installing metal roofing. Plus, when it comes to many other aspects of construction and repairs on your commercial or residential property in Promise City, Cook Roofing Company will make sure that all the work is done right, so that your property looks great and is secure and dry again for years to come. Call today at 515-305-3253 to experience the Cook Roofing Company difference!

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Is a Metal Roof Right for You?

If you have ever wondered if a metal roof may be right for your home, call Cook Roofing Company at 515-305-3253. Our specialists would be happy to discuss the benefits with you, as well as answer any questions or concerns you may have. Metal roofs are durable and long lasting and can be a great investment for any homeowner if they are installed correctly. Our professionals are experienced in metal roof installation and repairs, and will ensure that everything is done right the first time!

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Are Metal Roofs Durable?

When properly installed, metal roofs can withstand wind gusts up to 140 mph. Most metal roofs will not corrode in Promise City, IA, as long as the right type is chosen for this area’s climate. Coatings and treatments are available to provide even more protection.

Depending on the thickness of the metal you choose, metal roofing can withstand hail of up to 2″ in diameter, as well as other impacts such as blown debris. The thickness is referred to as “gauge,” with the smaller numbers indicating thicker and stronger material. For example, 29 gauge is thinner than 26 gauge, of the two most common thicknesses available. 26 gauge is much more resistant to denting from hail than 29 gauge.

It is important to note that sometimes hail does still dent metal roofs. Cook Roofing Company suggests that you maintain insurance coverage on your new metal roof, even though carriers often suggest an exclusion to save money. Call us at 515-305-3253 to find out more about metal roofs today.

Does a Metal Roof Cost More?

If you are considering upgrading to a metal roof you may be wondering how they compare cost-wise to a traditional shingle roof. Upfront, metal roofs are more expensive, but if you plan on staying in your home long enough to enjoy the cost-saving benefits it may be worth it to you. For example, a standing seam roof cost around twice to three times as much as a traditional roof, but the average life of a metal roof is anywhere from 40 to 60 years. Standing seam metal roofs are also known for their curb appeal, as they come in a variety of styles and colors and will likely increase the resale value of your home. The specialists at Cook Roofing Company can help to figure out which style of roof is right for you.

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How Much Maintenance Will My Metal Roof Need?

One of the appeals of a metal roof is their long-lasting durability, but how often will your roof need to be serviced? Metal roofs are built to last decades, resist rust and water damage, and will dry out more quickly than a traditional roof.

The roof itself should not need much attention once installed other than some basic cleaning to keep it free of leaves, debris, or other foreign objects which may unknowingly cause water to collect. As for long term care, about every 20 years you should have your roof resealed and repainted, as well as checking any replacing certain parts like old gaskets.

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FAQ

Can a metal roof be installed over my old roof?
In most cases, Yes! Metal roofs weigh less than 1.6 pounds per sq. foot. This means that they will rarely overload existing roofs. Metal roofs can be installed over fiberglass or asphalt roofing. The double roofing can even help prevent overheating.
Does it cost more to buy and install a metal roof than a typical roof?
Yes. Metal roofing is considered a premium material, and thus you should expect it to cost more than an asphalt shingle roof. However, in the long-run, it becomes cheaper since it lasts for decades. In addition, your new metal roof will add your home’s resale value and help you save on your energy bills thanks to its reflective effect, which makes it less absorbent of heat.
Will metal roofing increase noise in my home when it rains?
If there is no insulation between the metal roof and the interior, metal roofs can be noisy. This is more common in barns, sheds, and smaller homes in warmer climates. In most modern homes, though, there is enough insulation and sound barrier between the roof and the inside of the house that it dampens the sound. Additional soundproofing can be installed to lessen the sound even more, making it practically silent.

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