Decra Metal Roofing System
There are several Decra metal roofing systems such as:
- Decra Tile
- Decra Shake
- Decra Shingle
The strength and durability of a stone coated steel roof is combined with the versatile good looks of a tile, shake or shingle profile to give you a DECRA® roofing system. DECRA® panels have a unique interlocking design, that withstand high winds and add shear strength.
DECRA® Roofing System’s unique design allows for roofing panels that contain numerous protective layers. Each of these layers serves the dual function of protection or adhesion for the next processing step.
DECRA® Roofing Systems’ unique design allows for roofing panels that contain numerous protective layers. Each of these layers serves the dual function of protection or adhesion for the next processing step.
As compared to other roofing tiles, Decra roofing tiles are lighter. They only weigh 1.5 pounds per foot square. The tiles are light which reduces the overall weight of your roof. The need to have more timber or roofing metal is reduced. This is because no much weight to be supported by either the timber or the metals. The less weight also eliminates the inconveniences and the cost caused by the damages caused by excessive weight. Other roofing tiles weigh up to 10 pounds per square feet.
- High Performance with Climatic Conditions due to Interlocking Design
The interlocking design of the stone coated steel makes it favorable for different environmental conditions. The interlocking offers a resistance to snow, fast driving rain, and wind pressures. The tiles are fastened horizontally. This prevents the problems associated with wind uplift. The tiles cannot “pull out” or blown off by strong winds. The interlocking and the fastening ability of these tiles make them withstand up to 8.8 inches of rainfall and a wind pressure of above 120 MPH. This is the best solution for roofing houses in all area with extreme weather conditions. Whether its snow, high rainfall amounts or strong winds these roofing tiles will keep your house protected.
The tiles are made of Aluminum-Zinc coated steel base. This is the best coating for the roofing tiles. It ensures that the tiles do not cup, break, split, warp or curl. The tiles remain in their original shape which increases their durability. The tiles are also not combustible. They cannot support fire. They are known for resisting fire from your home. These roofing tiles do not absorb moisture which makes them best for humid areas. Decra roofing stone coated tiles will last for more years as compared to the other steel roofing sheets.
- Attractive and Distinctive Appearance
The stone coating gives a natural look on your roof. They provide natural sound resistant and weathering qualities. The stone coating also resists fading of the roof color. The steel performs well without any paint on it. The Decra roofing stones give the roof its color. Over many years the stone coating will give you roof the same look as it was new.
Decra roofing stone coated steels give amazing advantages to the roofing. Though they are associated with a high cost of buying them, their performance is on the highest point. The overall cost of roofing, however, is reduced. This is especially when you factor in long-term maintenance of the roof.
Choosing the best materials for your home is important, and A&V Roofing is here to help you find the right style and color for your home! We’re certified with leading shingle manufacturers GAF® and Owen’s Corning® to provide you with the best looking, longest lasting residential roof available. To learn more about GAF® and Owens Corning® click on the logos to visit their websites.