For metal roofing, Jacksonville is, literally, a hot market. As society strives for ways to consume less energy and spend less money, any Jacksonville roofer will do well to offer metal roofing. The beating sun and seasonal afternoon thunderstorms can take a toll on a Northeast Florida rooftop, and therefore your air conditioning system and your wallet. Jacksonville's D.S. Killian Roof & General Contractors offers a variety of beautiful, durable, energy-efficient and cost-effective metal roofing choices, plus expert design and installation of a watertight, Energy Star-compliant roof.

Back in vogue after a three-century hiatus (metal roofing was all the rage during the 1700s and tops several historic buildings including Thomas Jefferson's Monticello mansion and the Washington Monument), metal roofing in Jacksonville is not only stylish but an eco-friendly money saver as well. Studies by the Florida Solar Energy Center, a research institute of the University of Central Florida, and other institutions show multiple advantages of metal roofing. Jacksonville clients choosing a metal roof can expect:

  • Reduction of your roof surface temperature by up to 100 degrees (F)
  • Absorption of up to 35 percent less heat than asphalt shingles
  • Reduction in peak energy demand by 10-15 percent
  • Energy cost savings of 20 to 40 percent
  • Less stress on your structure's foundation because of metal's lighter weight (About one-seventh of the weight of a shingle roof)
  • Possible reduction in your insurance premiums because metal is fire retardant and withstands high winds

Metal roofs are made from between 60 percent to 65 percent recyclable material and often can be installed over existing roofs. That means no removal costs and less excess material in your local landfill. So, not only does metal roofing in Jacksonville save you money, it's less taxing on Northeast Florida's sensitive environment when correctly installed by an expert Jacksonville roofer.

With metal roofing, Jacksonville clients have an array of stylish choices too. Metal roofing comes in three basic forms: individual shingles, sheets and shingle sheets. Shingles and shingle sheets (large sheets with shingle-styled pieces built in) can be made to resemble wood shakes; Mediterranean or Victorian styled tiles; or traditional shingles among other looks. And they come in a variety of metal types including copper, stainless steel, steel, aluminum and multiple types of metal alloys. Your D.S. Killian Jacksonville roofer will go over all of the available types of metal roofing and help you choose the best option for your home or commercial building.

If you're considering metal roofing, a Jacksonville roofer with D.S. Killian can give you expert advice and top-quality service. Call us today at 904-246-7663.