Whether you are installing a new roof on a new house or replacing an older roof that is no longer doing its job, there are many choices in terms of the types of roofing materials available. Some of the different options include asphalt shingles, metal roofing and more.
Factors that determine what type of roofing is best include the slope and complexity of the roof, as well as the style of the house, local climate and the cost of different roofing options.
At PGRS: Professional Grade Roofing + Siding of Metro Atlanta, you can trust that you'll have the best roofing in no time!
Contact us today for your free estimate. We provide quality roofing services, including roof repair, roof replacement and installation in Atlanta, Smyrna, Newnan, and the surrounding areas of Georgia!
Manufacturers have created asphalt shingles that imitate the look of wood and slate.
Although these terms are used interchangeably, most roof shingles used today are technically known as asphalt fiberglass shingles. The fiberglass mat embedded in the shingle provides an extra measure of strength and tear resistance.
These shingles are the most popular type of roofing for sloped roofs because they're affordable, easy to install, durable, and available in a wide variety of colors. Premium grades of "laminated" asphalt fiberglass shingles are typically warrantied for 50 years.
Metal roofing styles range from standing seam styles to shingle look-a-likes.
Metal roofing is a huge category that includes factory-formed and finished roofing panels as well as roofing panels that are cut and formed at the building site. Metal roofing has a long history of use on houses, farm structures and commercial buildings. Its main limitation is that it's not suitable for use on complex or curved roofs. Like corrugated roofing, many metal roofs can be installed directly over a worn-out older roof without tearing off the old roofing material.
Corrugated metal roofing panels offer a great solution for sheds and other garden structures.
Corrugated roofing is easy to spot because of its distinctive form; it's a thin sheet that contains a symmetrical pattern of alternating ridges and grooves. Most corrugated roofing comes in sheet form, but large shingles are available from some manufacturers. This type of roofing can be made from steel, polycarbonate or an asphalt-fiberglass composite. It's more appropriate for agricultural and commercial buildings and for small sheds than it is for houses. One important advantage with corrugated roofing is that it can be fastened down over an existing shingled roof without removing the original roofing material.
PGRS removed and disposed of the old shingle roof and replaced it with a new metal roof system. (Color – Galvalum) Whether you’re putting a roof on a new home or replacing your existing roof, you have lots to choose from. But no matter what roof style you prefer, metal roofs are becoming a popular option because of their longevity, minimal maintenance and eco-friendliness. Not only are they environmentally friendly, metal roofs reflect solar radiant heat, which can reduce cooling cost by 10% to 25%. That’s a tremendous utility savings in the hot summer Georgia heat.
PGRS: Professional Grade Roofing + Siding is a full-service roofing contractor, specializing in everything from new roof installations, roof repairs and maintenance to total roof replacements. It doesn't matter what type of roofing system we are working with, we always ensure quality workmanship, excellent customer service and a long-lasting, durable roof over your head.
Our roofers work throughout the Metro Atlanta area, including Newnan, Smyrna, Atlanta, Fayetteville, Ellenwood, Peachtree City, Mableton, Stockbridge, Carrollton, Douglasville and many parts of Georgia. Call us at 1-855-557-5113 today to schedule an appointment for a roofing estimate.
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