Homeowners look for ways to improve their home’s resale value. Believe it or not, one way to increase your home’s value is by adding metal roofing. What are some of the long-lasting benefits of a metal roof? And what types can add extra value to your home?
Recoup Your Investment with a Metal Roof
When compared with asphalt-shingled homes, metal roofing can increase the resale value by around six percent. Additionally, most homeowners recoup around ninety-five percent of their investment. In general, all types will help increase efficiency, saving on cooling and heating costs. Homeowners only have to buy one metal roof in their lifetime. The roof will last up to half a century with little maintenance.
Standing Seam Version
The standing seam version is the most popular type of metal roof. It is a lightweight option. Installation is relatively simple and can be installed on another roof. This greatly decreases the overall cost of installation because the standing seam roof can be placed over an older roof. Insurance companies will sometimes provide extras because of the durability of this type of roof.
Worried that the look of the metal roof will affect your resale value because of aesthetic reasons? Opt for shingles. These shingles can imitate the most popular types of traditional shingling. This means that your home will be both attractive and long-lasting. Potential buyers will appreciate the beauty of the shingles with the contemporary technology of metal. Speak with your contractor about what colors, finishes, and shingle types you can add to your home to bring out your personal taste and increase overall resale value.
Accents and Types of Metal
Some homeowners opt for metal only as an accent. This can be seen in high-end construction, where copper is used for gorgeous accents and intricate architecture. Expect a much higher cost for installing the copper roof. Other metals like galvanized steel, aluminum, and stainless steel are also popular and more affordable.
Before you choose which type of metal roof best meets your needs, call up a professional and discuss your options.