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history, roofing has been dictated by the materials readily
available, but since biblical times, metal roofing has been the
preferred choice for monumental structures because of its beauty,
sustainability, and superior protection it offers. King Solomon's
Temple (970 B.C.), Notre Dame Cathedral (12th century), and
Monticello were all constructed with metal roofs.
is proud to offer our customers all types of
Metal Roofing products including:
Decra Stone Coated Steel
Gerard Stone Coated Steel
Dura-Loc Stone Coated
STONE COATED STEEL ROOFING PRODUCTS
Roofing specializes in stone coated steel roofing products such
as Decra and Gerard. Both Decra and Gerard offer many benefits over
standard asphalt composition roofs. These benefits include:
~ Attractive Appearance
~ High Performance
~ Long Life
~ Low Maintenance
~ Fire Safe
~ 120 mph Wind Warranty
~ Enhances Resale Value
~ 50-Year Limited Warranty
~ “Class 4” Impact Resistance to Hail
~ Good Value - Low Life Cycle Cost
~ Environmentally Friendly
~ Discount on Homeowner’s Insurance
STANDING SEAM METAL ROOFS
Seam Metal Roof adds value to your home. Vertical Roofing offers
many different options of Standing Seam but the most popular and
aesthetically pleasing is our Snap-lock panel.
Metal Roofs with Snap-Lock technology allows us to hide almost all
the fasteners by snapping into place the next panel over the
Standing Seam Metal Roof will be energy efficient, eco-friendly,
have a high wind rating, hidden fasteners, and will enhance the
beauty of your home.
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WHY METAL ROOFING IS
roofing’s durability can virtually eliminate the need to use future
raw materials to produce roofing. There are many handmade metal
roofs still in existence that date back to the 1800s. In addition,
metal roofing is known for its ability to hold up against other
weather forces—including windstorms, hail, ice, and snow. No other
roofing material has greater ability to withstand a wider range of
weather conditions. Stone Coated Steel products such as those
Decra and Gerard
are classified as “Class 4 Hail Resistant.” This means they
withstood laboratory tests using a 2” steel ball to simulate hail
conditions. Did you know that most insurance companies are offering
up to a 34% discount on your homeowner’s insurance premiums each
year for installing a “Class 4 Hail Resistant” roof on your house?
A “Class 4 Metal Roof” to you means lower insurance premiums, fewer
insurance claims, no out of pocket deductibles, less inconveniences,
and ultimately less of an impact on our environment and our
landfills. Check out this
information from State Farm for qualifying products and states
that offer discounts.
many of us are careful to collect our recyclable materials and turn
them in for collection. In reality, though, we are offered very few
consumer products through which we can “close the loop” by
purchasing products that are high in recycled content. Metal
roofing, however, offers that option to consumers by allowing them
to choose a significant building product on the basis of its
recycled content. Most metal roofs have recycled content ranging
from 25% to 95%.
the product chosen, metal roofing has a weight that is from 1/3 to
as little as 1/8 the weight of conventional roofing shingles! This
means that in re-roofing applications, many metal roofs can be
installed over the old roofing material. This prevents the need to
remove the old roof and fill up valuable landfill space. Each year,
about 20 billion pounds of old composition roofing shingles are
dumped into U.S. landfills.
roofing is known for its extremely long life, it does have the added
benefit of being 100% recyclable if it is ever removed in the
future, perhaps as part of a building renovation. Whereas other old
roofing materials are disposed of by the ton each year in landfills
across the country, the steel, aluminum, and copper used in metal
roofing can be recycled in their entirety—even becoming,
potentially, another metal roof.
is rapidly gaining acceptance as a very energy-efficient material.
Property owners have reported energy savings of as high as 20% and
even more after installing metal roofing. Pre-painted metal roofing
can display solar reflectance of at least 65% and thermal emittance
of 80%. This can have a tremendous impact on energy usage by
reducing air conditioning costs and the smog and pollution that are
created by the production of that energy. Many available metal
roofs are now being documented to meet Energy Star requirements
which can lead to tax savings for you. See below for some examples.
metal roofs are superior to composition roofs (asphalt shingles) in
reflectivity and emissivity (heat gain), only a few qualify as
Energy Star®. The 2009 Stimulus Package provides substantial tax
credits to homeowners who make energy efficient updates to their
home. One of the best ways to qualify for the credit is
installation of a painted or coated Energy Star® labeled metal roof.
Homeowners installing qualified roofs in 2009 and 2010 may be
eligible for a tax credit worth up to 30% of the materials cost
(materials only) up to $1,500 per home.
roofing not only looks great and lasts for decades; it has been
shown to save up to 40% on energy costs, depending on your regional
How to receive
the tax credit:
that the metal roof you select is a painted or coated Energy
Star-labeled metal roof and obtain certification from Vertical
Roofing or the manufacturer.
metal roof installed between January 1, 2009 and December 31,
IRS Form 5965 when filing your taxes for 2009 and/or 2010.
Coated Steel Roofing:
Decra currently offers one Energy
Star® approved color and it is available in 2 profiles. Decra
Tile and Decra Shake in the “Mist Grey” color only.
Click Here for more information on qualifying Decra products
Here for the certification letter from Decra.
Gerard currently offers
7 Energy Star® approved colors that each qualify for the
$1500* Federal Tax Energy Star Credit. Each ES Color is
available on all five Gerard profiles. To claim the Tax Rebate,
simply have your roofing contractor complete the
Contractor Verification Form, attach the
Gerard Manufacturer's Certification Certificate and your
receipts and file with the rest of your 2009 tax documents.
These do not need to be submitted with your tax return. Be sure
to include the proper rebate amount as a deduction on your 2009
Tax Form #1040.
material cost, up to $1500
There are many types of standing seam
metal roofs including different gauges, panel widths, and profiles.
For some of the available colors as well as Energy Star® approved
offers metal roofing in all of our current service locations
including: Metal Roofing in Austin, Metal Roofing in Houston, Metal
Roofing in Dallas, Metal Roofing in Ft. Worth, Metal Roofing in
Oklahoma City, Metal Roofing in Broken Arrow and Metal Roofing in
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