New South Metals Frequently Asked Questions

Does New South Metals install roofs?

At New South Metals we manufacture all your metal roofing supplies in house, but we do not do any installs. However, we would be glad to set you up with a reliable contractor that can help you out.

How easy is it to get a metal roof?

Here at New South Metals we make getting metal roofing EASY! We have a very knowledgeable staff that can make it easy for you to get exactly what you need. No matter what shape, size, or condition of your roof, we offer many options to make sure you get exactly what you want and need. Our staff wants to make you have the easiest and best experience possible.

Does a metal roof cost more than a typical roof?

Most people think metal roofing systems cost a lot more than a shingle roof, which is a myth we are here to debunk! Depending on the style of your home, metal roofing can be cheaper! Because of the lifespan of metal roofing, the long term savings of metal vs shingles is a no brainer. A homeowner will put 2-3 shingles roofs on a home over 50-60 years whereas a metal roofing system is a one and done deal in that same time. Plus, your new metal roof will add to the resale value of your home, save you money on energy bills, and give you peace of mind that you’ll likely never have to re-roof again!

What kind of warranty comes with a metal roof?

We only sell the best quality metal roofing that is available in the market. Our metal roofing comes with a 40 year warranty and is made right here in the USA. Our metal roofing panels are stamped made in USA from the coil supplier on the bottom of each piece, that way you know you are buying top quality product.

What are the benefits of a metal roof?

A metal roof is one of the best investments you can make to boost your home’s value. Delivering beauty, longevity, energy efficiency and environmental sustainability—metal roofing offers benefits for any size home in every region of the country.

Will metal roofing attract lightning?

No. Metal Roofing does not attract lightning. If anything, it will help disperse lightning. If a roof is struck by lightning, it is much safer than your traditional roofs because it does disperse lightning. In addition, a metal roof will not burn or catch on fire simply because it is metal.

Is metal roofing noisy when it rains?

This is probably the most asked question of a metal roof. The answer is no. When one thinks of metal roofing you often think of an open area where the metal roof is seen or exposed from the interior of the building. (A barn or stables for example). When metal roofing is used in residential or commercial buildings, the attic space and insulation acts as a sound barrier between the living area and the roof. Test have shown that metal roofing does not create any additional noise than traditional roofing.

Will metal roofing be damaged by hail and excessive winds?

Metal roofs are tough, durable and highly resistant to hail. Metal can withstand hail much better than asphalt shingles. In testing, the metal roof will not break or crack. In the case of excessive wind, metal has been shown to withstand up to 150 mph winds when installed properly. In addition, in some areas of the country, insurance companies will offer discounted rates for homes with metal roofing.

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