Should you choose a metal roof or an asphalt shingle roof?

Pruvan Construction has you covered for all your asphalt shingle and metal roofing needs. Our work is fully insured and the Canadian-sourced asphalt shingles and metal roofing materials we use carry comprehensive warranties. Pruvan Construction to give you a good roof over your head.

A roof is essential to protecting your building’s structural integrity. Selecting the proper roof material is an important decision that impacts curb appeal, maintenance requirements, and of course longevity and budget. Pruvan Construction is here to help you compare and contrast the different options and find the one that fits you best.

To get you started, here are a few things to consider when choosing a metal roof or an asphalt shingle roof.

Metal Roofs

Metal is an ideal choice for those looking for a long-term roofing solution with little maintenance. Metal roofs will last two to three times longer than shingle roofs, but also cost more.

Architects favour metal because of its honest, clean, contemporary appearance. The variety colours corrugated metal roofing works well for agricultural, residential and commercial buildings. Pruvan Constuction uses corrugated panel-style metal roofing, which has raised ribs every 9 inches and is applied vertically to a roof.

Our metal roofing panels come from Canadian companies, all of which offer excellent warranties that will ensure the longevity and beauty of your metal roof for years to come. It’s easy to see why people like metal roofs so much when all the benefits are taken into consideration.

Benefits of Metal Roofs

  • A metal roof has a lifespan of up to 40 years or more
  • Little maintenance is required over the lifespan
  • Improves the look and resale value of your home
  • Energy efficient – will keep building cooler in the summer
  • Metal is the lightest roofing material available
  • Seals out water and high winds, and easily sheds snow
  • Metal is resistant to mildew, insects, and rot
  • Not as susceptible to venting issues as a shingle roof
  • Sleek look and comes in a variety of colours

Asphalt Shingles

Asphalt shingles are incredibly popular for North American homes as well as commercial and agricultural buildings. First used over a hundred years ago, asphalt shingles are affordable and come in a variety of textures and colours.

The right roofing can boost the appeal of any property. For those looking for a less expensive option with a solid performance record, asphalt shingles may be the ideal choice.

From rustic to contemporary, we will help you find the perfect asphalt roofing shingles. We use Canadian-based retailers, which offer a large variety of styles and colours to choose from.

Benefits of Asphalt Shingles

  • Ashphalt shingles are an economical roofing solution
  • They are the most popular choice with homeowners
  • Available in a wide range of colours and styles
  • Can be manufactured to simulate rich architectural styles
  • Materials and installation for asphalt shingles cost less
  • Performs well in winter and does not expand/contract significantly
  • Easier to repair than other roofing materials
  • Easier and faster to install than other methods
  • Excellent performance record – material used for over 100 years