Providing Peace
of Mind Since 1932
Providing Peace of Mind Since 1932

Benefits You Can Get From a Metal Roof

A growing trend among homeowners is metal roofing. Customers use this roofing material because of its many benefits. Here are the major things that you can get from a new metal roof.


Metal roofs last between 40 and 70 years depending on the material and maintenance. By contrast, a regular asphalt roof can only last up to 20 years. And given a metal roof’s low-maintenance properties and longevity, it means more savings because you won’t repair or maintain it as frequently as an asphalt shingle roof.

Thanks to metal’s inherent durability, these roofs can sustain wind gusts up to 140 miles per hour. They do not corrode or crack, either. Along with quality and a prolonged lifespan, metal roofs are also fairly easy to maintain.


You can contribute to the conservation of natural resources when you get metal roofing. Metal is a highly recyclable material. You can also get 100% recycled roofs as an effort to reduce the consumption of finite resources. This is a trait that asphalt shingles and metal roofs share, allowing them to be reused as other materials when their time as your roof is done.

Peace of Mind

In the event of a fire, metal roofs do not spark or ignite, which gives homeowners peace of mind during thunderstorms. With a metal roofing system, you are guaranteed to sleep peacefully knowing the roof over your head is secure.

Heat Conduction

A metal roof reflects radiant heat from the sun, minimizing heat gain. Because of this, you save energy from air conditioning during the day. This allows the roofing system itself to insulate your home, unlike other types of roofing that require special accessories to do the same.

Let Garlock-French Corporation install your new metal roof. Our trusted roofing experts provide peace of mind to customers. Call us today at (612) 722-7129 to learn more about our products and services. You can also fill out our contact form to request a quote. We serve St. Paul and Minneapolis, MN, and other nearby areas.