Stand Seam Metal Roofing in Virginia

Roofers of Arlington is the best roofing company providing metal roof replacement and installations across the DC, Maryland, and Virginia area for over 12 years. Our team of experts guarantee cost-effective solution to every roofing issues you may have, all tailored to your needs and budget.

Metal Roof System

Building a home or structure out of metal can be more affordable than using traditional materials. There are plenty of types of metal to choose from, and not all are created equal. While most people picture corrugated roofs when they think of metal, there’s actually another option that offers numerous advantages – the stand seam metal roof.

Roofers of Arlington has been installing stand seam metal roof for 12 years and have designed, built, and installed thousands of high-quality stand seam metal roofs in the DMV area. If you’re looking to install a new roof in Arlington, you should definitely consider this highest-quality type of metal roofing material. Read on to know why a stand seam metal roof is a good option or speak to an experienced professional like Roofers of Arlington today!

Features and Benefits

Weather tightness

Standing seam are considered a concealed fastener metal roofing panel, making it the most weather-tight roofing system. The seam metal panels are flat in the pan - they can be bent to create a hem that is then slid onto a cleat which is sealed, providing a tight seal that helps prevent water and moisture from penetrating the roof.

Lifetime and Durable

This material is often referred to as a "Lifetime Roof. Lifespans range from 50+ years, depending on climate conditions. The durability also means they're an excellent choice in locations where heavy snowfall events occur regularly and can withstand harsh climates and even winds up to 140 mph.

Aesthetics

Most homeowners and businesses find a stand seam metal roof to be more sleek and modern. Of course, appearance is subjective to personal preference, but it is worth noting that they are generally considered more attractive than corrugated metal. This is because it has a cleaner, more streamlined appearance and is also less likely to rust or corrode over time which provides superior protection for your home or property.

Testimonials

The job exceeded my expectations. The proposal was really thorough. The job was of a high standard. Roofers of Arlington has my highest recommendation.

George F.

Roofers of Arlington provided us with excellent service at a reasonable cost. Our estimate was given sooner than expected by a representative from Roofers of Arlington. The roofing team communicated with us throughout the process and performed an excellent job on the roof once they arrived on site. To complete the task, a Roofers of Arlington representative conducted a quality assurance assessment once their work was completed. Exceptional work! Roofers of Arlington will undoubtedly be used again in the future.

Mary H.

I spent a lot of time looking into roofing firms. I was seeking for accreditations, qualifications, and other similar things. Roofers of Arlington supplied a quotation, which stood out among the several roof inspections I got. That was really outstanding, and it demonstrates the company's integrity. They took the time to provide a quote. They installed a new roof, and I am very pleased with the results. They come highly recommended from me.

Frank S.

Work Order

Step 1

We'll contact you

Our offices will contact you ahead of time to coordinate your service, select materials, and ensure that your roof gets the care it needs.

Step 2

Protection of Personal Property

Your contractor's task will be to safeguard your property while fixing your roof. For siding, plants, walls, and shrubs, plywood and tarps are utilized for protection.

Step 3

When repairing an old roof

The old roof covering will be removed for a thorough inspection of the wooden substrate.

Step 4

The Inspection

During your examination, any rotten, soft, or moist wood will be replaced. This is required to guarantee a sturdy foundation for your roofing construction. This ensures that your shingles will not be damaged. Your roof's wood sheeting will be examined to ensure that it is properly fastened.

Step 5

Preparing Your Roof's Surface

The drip edge is fitted at all of your roof's edges once your wood decking has been prepped. This is a 90-degree bend in metal that prevents rain from leaking beneath your roofing material at the borders.

Step 6

Protection against water and ice

Installing a roof liner that will prevent any water leakage on your roof. It should be installed at all roof penetrations, such as roof joints, pipe flanges and chimneys, as well as at the bottom of the roof. This will prevent water and ice from penetrating the wood decking. This can cause cracks that will weaken the structure.

Step 7

Roofing Materials Will Be Installed

The base of your roof will be ready for the contractor to start laying materials as soon as all the necessary steps have been completed. The roofer will work from the bottom up. When ridge flashing, ridge vents and flashing need to be installed, they follow a specific procedure.

Step 8

Cleaning

Every day, the job site should be cleaned. Professional roofers think that when they depart, the site should be cleaner than when they came.

Step 9

Inspection at the End

Following the completion of your roofing replacement, you should conduct a thorough examination. It's critical to ensure that your roof was done correctly and that you approve of it.

Work with the Stand Seam Metal Roof Experts

Roofing is a critical element of any home or building, which is why it’s important to work with a reputable roofing contractor that you can trust. Roofers of Arlington has been installing and replacing residential, commercial, and industrial roofs for over 12 years across states. We have the skills and expertise in all roofing types and styles. You can trust our team of professionals for your most complex roofing needs, including:

  • Metal Roof
  • Standing metal seam roofing 
  • PVC (polyvinyl chlorid) Roofing
  • Composite roofing replacements

We can handle all your roofing needs, whether you need a new installation, structural repair, reroof or a replacement. We will work with you to find the best solution for your home or building, and guarantee the job is done right the first time. Contact us today to learn more about our services.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Stand Seam Metal Roof?

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Raised seam metal roofing is a concealed fastener roofing system that consist of a formed metal sheet with vertical ribs at the panel edges, the raised seams installed by interlocking and lapping. It provides a combined advantage of aesthetics and performance. In addition, it can be used in both house and commercial properties - A flat seam metal roof, for example, is used on very low-pitched roofs.

Is Stand Seam Metal available in different colors?

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Yes they are available in various materials, including aluminum, copper, and steel and in a wide variety of colors so you can choose one that best compliments the look of your home or building.

Types of Stand Seam Metal Roof

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  • Standing Seam Aluminum Roof - is a popular choice due to its lightweight, durable, and weather-resistant properties. Aluminum panels are less bulky than steel. They are also naturally resistant to rust and blistering, which requires less maintenance over time.
  • Copper - this standard seam metal roof material is durable and 100% recyclable. However, standing seam copper roof cost more than other materials.
  • Steel - Galvanized steel is a popular roof standing seam material due to its extremely durable and weather-resistant, which uses a thin layer of zinc. This helps prevent rusting, similar to chromium in stainless steel. Galvanized steel roofing is lightweight and easy to install, yet strong enough to withstand heavy wind and snow loads. It also reflects heat very well, making it an energy-efficient choice for commercial and residential buildings.

Can I DIY a standing seam metal roof?

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While Standing seam roof can walked on, property homeowners should refrain from doing so for safety reasons. Roofing is a dangerous job that should only be performed by experienced professionals. Repairs and Installations should only be done by professionals who have undergone training, obtained a certificate and license, and earned decades of experience to perform any roofing job.

How to Install Standing Seam Metal Roof

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It can be installed in two different ways: Symmetrical - look the same on both sides of the panel legs. This approach does not require left to right or right to left installation - installers can start at any point on the roof or could be multiple which is a faster, simpler, and more efficient installation process. Non-symmetrical is different, where panels are required to be always installed in a progressive fashion. While not a huge differentiator during initial construction, should the roof ever require modification for new HVAC venting, etc., or repairs, non-symmetrical systems require that panels be removed - this means the original panels cannot be reused so new material must be purchased to complete the remediation.

Stand Seam Metal Cost

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While the initial cost of these panels can be higher than traditional asphalt shingles, they are far more durable and require less maintenance over time. Note that final price of a standing seam metal roof depends on many factors, such as the size of the roof and the specific panels you choose. Labor costs are also a major factor to consider.