Residential Standing Seam Metal Roof

Residential Standing Seam Metal Roof

Colors See your roof in ClickLock Standing Seam! ClickLock is Certified ‘Premium’ under the Metal Construction Association Certified Roofing Panels program Not Sure Standing Seam Is The Look You Want? At Classic Metal Roofing Systems, we hear from thousands of homeowners each year who want the durability and added value that a metal roof provides but they don’t want their home’s roof to look like one on a barn or shopping center. We understand their feelings completely. That’s why, even though we produce the best standing seam available with ClickLock, our real passion lies with metal roofing products that have unique and special beauty to complement any home design. This is why we have engineered products like Rustic Shingle, Country Manor Shake, and Oxford Shingle. These products provide all the benefits of metal roofing but with the beauty of traditional residential roofing products like dimensional shingles, slate, and wood shakes. Homeowners Associations and Architectural Review Boards love our shingle, slate, and shake products. They want to allow their residents to enjoy the added property value that a metal roof provides, but they don’t want to diminish the aesthetics of their communities with roof styles more commonly seen in agricultural and commercial applications. And, once they find out that the cost of beautiful products like Rustic Shingle or Oxford Shingle and Country Manor Shake is actually often less than that of a quality standing seam, their excitement only grows. Whether you want a traditional metal roof look (which can work great especially in a rural setting!) or a look that fits well with the other homes in your neighborhood, Classic Metal Roofing Systems has you covered with the best that’s available in today’s metal roofing industry.
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Residential Standing Seam Metal Roof

Standing seam roofs are generally made from thicker grades of steel than corrugated steel roofs. While many corrugated steel roofs are made using a very thin 29 gauge steel, a minimum of 26 gauge G-90 galvanized steel or more commonly galvalume steel (better) is used for manufacturing of standing seam metal panels. A 24 and 22 gauge steel can also be used for residential and commercial styles including architectural (requiring a roof deck) and structural (requiring a suitable roof frame only) profiles. A mid-panel stiffening technique is sometimes employed by the sheet metal fabricators, suppliers and manufacturers for a 16 inch and wider standing seam panels in order to prevent “oil canning” of the panels. A metal coil from which standing seam panels are manufactured is usually factory painted with a high-end Kynar 500 paint finish. — this is unlike its close cousins corrugated and ribbed metal roofs (featuring exposed fasteners) that are often painted with cheaper, acrylic paints.
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Residential Standing Seam Metal Roof

When most homeowners begin thinking about a metal roof, all they can envision are the roofs they have seen on barns and commercial buildings. Those types of metal roofs typically have panels that run vertically up the roof. These types of metal panel roofs are called “Standing Seam” because their prominent visual feature is the raised interlocking seam which joins one panel to the next. Often called “commercial roofing,” or “agricultural panel roofing,” or even “barn roofing,” these products do provide the great protection and durability for which metal is known. Classic’s ClickLock Standing Seam provides the look of the products that you see everywhere on restaurants and farm outbuildings.
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Residential Standing Seam Metal Roof

Standing seam metal roofing is an increasingly affordable premium alternative to asphalt shingles for many homes across the country. It provides durable protection, long-lasting stability and a variety of aesthetic options for homeowners. Standing seam metal roofing has a distinct appearance due to its construction, and it is ideal for humid and high-heat environments because of its protective properties. Continue reading to see all the costs that come with standing seam metal roofing and once you’re ready to change your roof, ImproveNet can connect you with a local roofing contractor.
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Residential Standing Seam Metal Roof

Durability and Longevity: Standing seam roofs are known for their exceptional durability and longevity. This roof will not crack, shrink, erode, or perforate. It offers superior protection against fire and strong wind. Standing seam is one of the most stable and durable roofs for hurricane grade winds and hail. Most manufacturers offer systems rated for up to 110mph wind uplift or higher. You can have a real peace of mind with a standing seam metal roof, as it will last well over 50 years, requiring virtually no maintenance, but if and only if it was installed properly.
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Residential Standing Seam Metal Roof

Standing seam panels can either be pre-formed at a manufacturing facility or a sheet metal shop, or site-formed. Site-formed panels are formed from a roll of metal coil, which is fed through special roll-forming machine which crimps the metal into rigid panels. Forming standing seam panels right on the job site offers the advantage of speed, convenience, and makes it possible to form panels of considerable length that would otherwise be difficult to transport. In regards to panel length, it is important to be aware that longer standing seam metal panels require consideration during the design process to account for greater contraction and expansion.
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Residential Standing Seam Metal Roof

Sustainable: increasing numbers of homeowners today are looking for a green roofing solution. Standing seam one of the few truly environmentally friendly roofing systems on the market. Since it is made of metal, the roof is completely recyclable, and standing seam also contains a significant proportion of recycled metal content. Moreover, a standing seam’s CoolRoof finish reflective properties will help you reduce energy waste and realize significant saving on your electric bill throughout the year.
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Residential Standing Seam Metal Roof

Standing seam metal roofing is generally more expensive than asphalt shingles, but it is less expensive than options, such as copper, while providing many similar benefits. Standing seam roofs give a home a smooth appearance. The straight lines running up and down give it a modern flair ideal for contemporary, country-style and other modern homes. They offer an upscale, “industrial chic” sort of feeling, which is becoming more and more stylish. Asphalt shingles and other forms of roofing tend to have limited color options because of the way they are manufactured, but this is not the case for standing seam metal roofing. Metal roofing comes in many different colors, and you may even be able to find custom colors to perfect a particular vision.
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Standing seam metal roofs generally cost 25% to 35% more to install than metal shingles. This is largely attributed to a more tedious labor necessary to install a standing seam. In terms of performance, there is no significant difference between the two systems, however the quality of your installation and strict adherence to your system’s manufacturer’s specifications is by far the single most important factor determining longevity and performance of any residential or commercial, high-end metal roof.
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The fastening system used for the seams may vary between metal roofing jobs. The most common type is a field-locked standing seam, which requires a special tool to install the seams. Other options may make the process easier for homeowners doing the job themselves. Standing seam shingle panels are installed like metal shingles, and they may not be quite as protective but have a competitive price point. Snap lock standing seam panels offer comparable durability but may be slightly more expensive.
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Great Curb Appeal: for people who want a modern look for their home, a standing seam roof is an ideal choice. Sleek lines of the roof, give the house a very cool contemporary feel and multiple combinations of panel widths, seam profiles, and rib heights offer design flexibility. The many sizes and styles of standing seam allow for an array of beautiful visual effects.
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As a Structural Standing Seam panel, Vertical Seam delivers a clean, linear elegance paired with unmatched quality for a dependable, long-lasting, and beautiful roof. Structural Standing Seam roof systems are ideal for lower sloping and longer spanning roofs, or where extreme temperature variations exist.
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Standing seam is a high-end upgrade and an undisputed step up in quality and longevity from the classic corrugated and ribbed style metal roofs. Unlike its predecessor, corrugated steel roofing, which is still being widely used today for many commercial, industrial, and even some residential projects, standing seam has an improved design featuring concealed fasteners. Its ingenious design featuring the raised seams, with no exposed screws in the roof, helps minimize the chance of a roof leak down the road.
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Another common type is a snap-lock standing seam, which locks the panels together when one side is adjoined or snapped-together with the one next to it. Lastly, there are standing seam shingle-based panels. These have the look of standing seam, but they are actually vertical metal shingle panels.
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At Classic Metal Roofing Systems, we hear from thousands of homeowners each year who want the durability and added value that a metal roof provides but they don’t want their home’s roof to look like one on a barn or shopping center. We understand their feelings completely. That’s why, even though we produce the best standing seam available with ClickLock, our real passion lies with metal roofing products that have unique and special beauty to complement any home design. This is why we have engineered products like Rustic Shingle, Country Manor Shake, and Oxford Shingle. These products provide all the benefits of metal roofing but with the beauty of traditional residential roofing products like dimensional shingles, slate, and wood shakes.