Interlock Standing Seam Metal Roofing: A Durable and Attractive Choice for Homeowners
Discover the Interlock® Standing Seam Roofing System
A robust, interlocking roof system, the Interlock® Standing Seam Roofing System is designed for both new constructions and retrofitting over existing roofs. Each component, including trims and caps, is crafted to provide a weather-proof, integrated roofing solution.
Key Features of Interlock Standing Seam Metal Roofing Panels
- Enhanced Durability and Strength: Fabricated in roll-formed panels with a ribbed contour, these panels gain additional strength, vital for longevity.
- Unique Interlocking Design: Each panel includes a specially designed ridge for secure interlocking, ensuring a weather-tight unit.
- Alunar® Coating System: This coating enhances durability and offers an aesthetically pleasing finish.
- Lightweight Yet Strong: These metal roofs are significantly lighter than many traditional roofing materials, eliminating the need for additional structural support.
- Versatility in Application: Suitable for new builds or installation over existing roofs without requiring special preparations.
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Why Homeowners Prefer Metal Roofing
Long-Lasting and Low Maintenance: Metal roofs, particularly standing seam varieties, are known for longevity and minimal upkeep requirements.
Modern and Versatile Designs: Available in various colors and styles, these roofs provide protection and a distinct aesthetic appeal.
Advanced Weather Protection: Standing seam metal roofs are effective against water damage and wind uplift.
Understanding Standing Seam Varieties: Mechanical-Lock vs. Snap-Lock
Mechanical-Lock: This type requires specialized tools for installation, offering a stronger, more durable connection ideal for areas with extreme weather conditions.
Snap-Lock: Easier and quicker to install, snap-lock panels are an excellent choice for projects with budget or time constraints. However, they may offer slightly less security than mechanical lock systems.
Components and Customization Options
Custom Lengths: We manufacture panels up to 26 feet in length.
Architectural Flexibility: Options include curved and tapered panels for custom roofing designs.
Comprehensive System: Includes levelling underlayment, sheathing, sliding/fixed clips, and a two-piece ridge cap.
Color Variety: Various designer colors are available, coated with the Alunar® Coating System for durability and visual appeal.
Technical Specifications and Warranty
Roof Slope Requirements: Minimum 3:12 slope with ice water underlayment or 4:12 with standard underlayment.
Lifetime Limited Warranty: Assures homeowners of long-term reliability.
Energy Efficiency and Durability: Designed to be energy-efficient, weather, and wind-resistant, and non-combustible with a Class A Fire Rating.
Impact Resistance: Meets UL Standard 2218 Class 4 for hail resistance.
Choosing the Right Color
Interlock® offers a diverse color palette, but it’s important to note that colors may vary slightly. Homeowners are encouraged to request actual metal roof chip samples for accurate color matching.
In conclusion, the Interlock Standing Seam Metal Roof is an excellent investment for homeowners seeking a balance of style, durability, and functionality. Its unique features and customizable options make it a top choice for modern roofing solutions.
Frequently Asked Questions
How Much Does a Standing Seam Metal Roof Cost?
The cost of a standing seam metal roof is important when deciding on the best roofing system for your home. This type of roofing has become increasingly popular in recent years due to its durability and energy efficiency. It is also known for its aesthetic appeal, as it can give any building an attractive look with its timeless design. However, before making this choice, knowing how much this investment will cost you is important.
What Colors Are Available for Standing Seam Metal Roofs?
When it comes to roofs, there is an ever-increasing variety of colors available. Standing seam metal roofs are no exception! With this roofing option, you can find a wide selection of hues and shades that will complement the look of your home or business.
From classic neutrals like black, gray, brown, to bolder options like red and blue, standing seam metal roofs have something for everyone. Consider earthy tones like green if you want something more subtle yet eye-catching.
No matter which hue you choose for your standing seam metal roof, one thing is certain – it will help set the tone for your home’s exterior look and feel. From traditional to contemporary styles, these finishes provide an upscale aesthetic that cannot be achieved by any other roofing system on the market today.
How Long Does a Standing Seam Metal Roof Last?
Standing seam metal roofs are a popular choice for home and business owners looking to upgrade their roofing. But how long should one expect these investments to last? The answer depends on various factors, such as the materials’ quality, regular maintenance, and environmental conditions.
The average standing seam metal roof can last over 50 years with proper care. High-quality materials made from heavy gauge aluminum will naturally have longer lifespans than those made from cheaper alternatives like painted galvanized steel. Additionally, the pitch (angle) of your roof impacts its longevity; lower slopes tend to experience more damage due to water pooling at the bottom which could cause corrosion over time. Regular inspections and repairs will also help improve the lifespan of any metal roof system.
Finally, extreme weather events and harsh climates can reduce the overall lifespan of any type of roofing material. A standing seam metal roof in an area prone to high winds may need more frequent repair work compared to another region not exposed to strong storms. Homeowners should always be prepared for natural disasters by having adequate insurance coverage and keeping up with necessary maintenance tasks throughout the year.
What Are The Advantages Of A Standing Seam Metal Roof Over Other Roofing Materials?
When deciding on a roofing material, it’s important to consider the advantages of each option. Standing seam metal roofs are increasingly popular as they offer many benefits over other materials.
One advantage of standing seam metal is its longevity. If properly installed, a standing seam metal roof can last over 50 years before needing repairs or maintenance. This type of roof offers superior value compared to traditional asphalt shingle roofs, which typically need more frequent replacement due to wear and tear from weather exposure. Additionally, aluminum stands up better against hail damage and wind-driven rain than other roofing materials, making it an ideal choice in areas that experience extreme weather conditions.
Another benefit of standing seam metal is its aesthetic appeal. These roofs come in various colors and styles, allowing you to customize the look of your home or building according to your preferences. The panels also create sleek lines across the surface area, giving modern structures a clean look while still providing protection from the elements. Furthermore, since they don’t require any painting after installation, like wood shingle roofs, homeowners won’t have to worry about their color fading due to sun exposure.
Standing seam metal roofs provide numerous advantages over other roofing materials – including enhanced durability, improved energy efficiency and attractive aesthetics – making them an excellent choice for protecting homes and buildings for decades into the future.
Does A Standing Seam Metal Roof Require Special Maintenance?
Maintaining a roof can be important to keeping any structure in good condition. So does a standing seam metal roof require special maintenance? This article will explain the answer to this question and provide more information about the advantages of using a metal roof.
Some key factors must be considered when it comes to maintaining a standing seam metal roof. Due to their durable construction, these roofs do not need much upkeep or repair work. However, they should still be inspected regularly for wear or damage that could lead to leaks. Additionally, debris such as leaves and branches should be removed from time to time so that water can properly flow off the surface and avoid build-up, which may cause corrosion over time.
Compared with other types of roofs, such as asphalt shingles, standing seam metal offers several benefits when it comes to maintenance. Metal roofs don’t require regular cleaning like other materials because dirt and rainwater easily slide off their smooth surface without accumulating buildup or residue. Furthermore, most metal roofs come pre-coated with weatherproof paint making them resistant to fading from UV rays or rusting from moisture exposure, which would otherwise necessitate frequent repainting for traditional roofs. All in all, a standing seam metal roof is an excellent choice if you’re looking for something low-maintenance yet long-lasting.
In conclusion, a standing seam metal roof is an attractive and durable option for those looking to replace or install a new roof. Although the initial cost of installing such a roof may be higher than other materials, the long-term durability and low maintenance requirements make it a worthwhile investment. With its wide range of colors and styles available, there’s sure to be something that fits your home’s aesthetic perfectly. Furthermore, you can rest assured that your standing seam metal roof will last for decades with proper care and maintenance. Your friends, family, and neighbors will certainly appreciate the look of your beautiful new roof!
Our standing seam roofing can be installed on new construction or applied over existing roofs. All trims and caps are designed to ensure an integrated weather-resistant roof.
Runs are vertical, manufactured to length in the continuous form to a maximum length of 26’.
Architects, builders, and roof installers are responsible for ensuring that all construction bylaws and building codes are adhered to.
New options available for Standing Seam are Curved and Tapered panels for custom roofing features.
- 26’ Maximum Length
- 17” (43.2 cm) Panel width
- Leveling Underlayment
- 1/2” Sheathing
- Sliding clip / Fixed clip
- Gauge of material 0.028” (.71 mm)
- Two Piece Ridge Cap
Like all of our products, our Standing Seam is coated with the Alunar® Coating System to provide an extremely durable and attractive surface.
The panels are roll formed with a ribbed contour to give added strength. Panels are clipped and fastened in place with the next panel overlapped and securely lock-formed in place.
Roof Slope Minimum 3:12 when installed with an ice & water underlayment or 4:12 minimum with standard underlayment.
Interlock Metal Roofing customers in Canada and the United States are backed by our company’s exclusive Lifetime Limited Non-Prorated and 50 yr transferable roof warranty. This comprehensive roof warranty is designed to give our customer’s maximum protection and peace of mind for a lifetime.
The ceramic pigments in our exclusive Alunar® Coating System help reflect and emit the sun’s Ultraviolet rays. On a sunny day, these UV rays typically penetrate traditional roofing materials and greatly increase the temperature of your homes attic space resulting in higher cooling costs. Metal roofs can conserve energy by reducing cooling costs up to 25%*.
• Reflects solar energy
• Emits solar heat from buildings
• Reduces building cooling expenses
• Mitigates Urban Heat Island Effect
Aluminum made from recycling takes only 8% of the energy to produce rather than using new aluminum. We use 95% recycled aluminum to make our roofs.
*As per Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC) and Oak Ridge National Laboratories (ORNL)
The Alunar® Coating System is an innovative approach to protecting residential metal roofs from the elements. It utilizes a complex combination of materials engineered to reflect solar energy, reduce surface temperature and protect against corrosion. Not only does this provide superior protection for your roof, but it also reduces cooling costs due to decreased heat absorption.
Interlock Metal Roofing Systems will resist wind speeds of up to one hundred and twenty (120) mph (193kph) when installed in accordance with IRL’s recommended installation procedures.
Protects your home from fire caused by wind-blown sparks and embers. Please consult your local Interlock representative about Class A installation specifications.
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UL Certification 2218 Class 4. Achieves the highest rating available for hail impact resistance in the industry.
All our Interlock Metal Roofing Systems are protected with the exclusive Alunar® Coating System.
Interlock® offers a highly durable aluminum roofing product available in various colors, opening up an extensive palette for homeowners and designers. Interlock Lifetime Metal Roofing Systems are exclusively protected for a lifetime by the Alunar® Coating System.
**Color Disclaimer** Actual colors may vary from the color on your screen due to monitor color limitations, camera settings, lighting conditions at the time of the photo. For best results please request an actual metal roof chip sample.
Alunar® Coating System
The Interlock® Standing Seam Roof featuring the Alunar® Coating System provides homeowners the ultimate in durability and protection.