Is a SGB Roofing System more expensive?
SGB roof offers more value for your money. With a minimum 50 year life expectancy, you would have to purchase and install 2-1/2 shingle roofs for the cost of one SGB roof. Like most products you buy, "you get what you pay for." A SGB roof offers more for your money. Itís no bargain to put two roofs on your house because the first one was "cheaper"
Is a metal roof hotter in the summer and colder in the winter?
No. Many customers report a reduction in energy costs during summer and winter months. Also, a SGB roof can be installed over an existing roof, which creates even more insulation from temperature extremes.
How do SGB roofs withstand an earthquake?
Very well. A metal roof usually weighs half as much as a typical composition shingle roof. Why is that beneficial during an earthquake? A full discussion is available in our case study covering the NextGen Home 2009. (link to NextGen Home 2009 case study)
Can I get a discount on my homeowners insurance?
You may, SGB has a Class 4 hail rating - the highest rating UL offers. In many states, the Class 4 rating can earn a discount on homeowners insurance. Just ask your local agent for details in your state.
Are metal roofs noisy?
No, the stone coated steel design deadens the sound of the rain and even hail unlike a non-stone coated metal roof.
Is a metal roof dangerous in weather with lightning?
No, metal roofing is both an electrical conductor, and a noncombustible material.
Can I walk on my SGB roof?
Absolutely, SGB roofs are made of steel and designed to withstand the weight of people walking on them.
How about payment terms?
30% as deposit by T/T, 70% should be paid aginst B/L copy. LC is availiable too.