STEEL ROOFING CONTRACTORS IN SAN ANTONIO, TX

Steel Roofing Installation Experts Serving San Antonio

Steel roofing provides many of the same benefits as all other metal roofing systems. It’s durable, eco-friendly, and cost-effective. However, it also has a zinc coating that increases its resilience and provides it with an extra layer of corrosion resistance.

Rhino Roofers provides a variety of metal roof types from copper, corrugated, and aluminum to standing seam metal roofing.

What is Steel Roofing?

Steel roofing is manufactured in giant rolls. It is then coated with either zinc or a zinc-aluminum mixture to protect it from oxidation. It comes in a variety of thicknesses that can be used for different purposes to suit your individual needs.

Steel is energy efficient, recyclable (or perhaps already recycled by the time it gets to you), and lightweight. It’s easy to install, and this contributes to its affordability. It is also highly customizable, allowing you to make it look like many other roofing types.

Types of Steel Roof Coatings

There are two types of coatings on a steel roof. Galvanized steel is coated with a thin layer of zinc to make it more corrosion-resistant. It can be coated with various thicknesses depending on how it will be used.

Galvalume is a trademarked product that contains an aluminum-zinc alloy mixture and is slightly more protective than galvanized steel. It holds up better over time and is a popular solution for preventing rust and corrosion.

Steel Roof Advantages

The advantages of using steel roofing are nearly endless. It’s much like other metal roofing systems in its eco-friendly, cost-effective, and low-maintenance properties. However, it does have some other unique advantages.

Steel roofing is more fire-resistant than other metal roofing types. It can prevent a fire from spreading and insulates your home from sparks. It has a Class A noncombustible rating, which is the highest rating possible, so you can rest assured your home is at its safest with a steel roof.

Like other metal roofing systems, steel roofing is 100% recyclable. It won’t end up in a landfill, and it’s so lightweight that transportation and installation are much cheaper than other roofing types. You may also enjoy knowing that it can be installed over your existing roof, so you won’t pay to haul it away.

Steel roofing is extremely cost-effective. It can save you money on your HVAC bills in both the summer and the winter by deflecting the sun and insulating heat. It regulates the temperature inside your home efficiently, so your systems don’t have to work as hard.

Steel resists the build-up of algae and other bacteria. A good rain storm can clean your steel roof for you, and in the winter, snow will slide off instead of adding extra weight and pressure to the frame of your home.

The average lifespan of a steel roof is 50 years or more, so you’ll enjoy the long-lasting effects of all these other benefits for as long as you own your home. What’s more, it will increase your curb appeal and resale value.

Steel Roof Maintenance
As with other types of metal roofing, steel needs very little maintenance. It’s important to keep it clean and make sure it doesn’t come in contact with low hanging branches or other types of metal. Overall, your steel roof should last a long time even without that much care and attention.
Steel Roof Cost

Many things contribute to the relatively low cost of a steel roof. Steel is one of the least expensive types of metal roofing. It’s lightweight and easy for a steel roofing company to transport. It requires less labor during steel roof installation, and it can be installed over your existing roof to save you money on tear-away.

Myths About Steel Roofing

A common misconception is that steel roofing is noisy. In fact, when installed and insulated correctly by steel roofing contractors, steel roofing is no noisier during a storm than any other roofing type, whether it is metal or not.

Many people are concerned about their steel roofs getting struck by lightning. The simple fact is that lightning reaches out for the highest point in the area, so a home with a steel roof is no more likely to get struck by lightning than any other home. Because of steel’s ability to dissipate electricity, you’re much safer in a house with a steel roof than you are with any other roofing material.

If you’re looking for a steel roof service or steel roof replacement, you can’t beat the advantages or the price. Rhino Roofers is your local steel roofing company. We can give you a free quote and provide professional guidance on the right roofing solution for you.

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UncleRandy66UncleRandy66
04:03 04 Jun 22
I just had my roof replaced by Rhino Roofers and I am beyond happy with the job they did! I had a leak in my roof that caused my ceiling to collapse, and their professionalism and hard work helped me through this massive home repair. Matt Lawson came and inspected my roof and gave me great recommendations, and he remained in touch with me throughout the entire replacement process, answering my text messages at all hours for all my questions and concerns. His availability and professionalism made this big project much less stressful, and I cannot say enough about how much I appreciate him and the whole team. I would recommend Rhino Roofers to anyone!
Josh CavazosJosh Cavazos
15:47 29 Mar 22
We have been remodeling our entire house, and if you are doing the same, you know how difficult it is to work with contractors. You don't know what you're getting, some technicians don't have the best social skills, and you're always worried that they're telling you some gobbledygook to get you to spend more money. Of all the different renovations we've done--plumbing, electric, etc.--we have never felt in safer hands than with Rhino Roofers.The turnaround time was quick. Once we settled on a roof color and style (there are many) we had a 1.5 week lead time before they were going to come and install the roof. On roofing day, the crew was at the house at a prompt 7AM. The men worked like a NASCAR pit crew and had tarps out to catch all the asphalt crumbling off of our old roof. I have never seen roofers do this before but it was much appreciated to keep asphalt out of our grass and sidewalk. The old roof was off by noon and the new roof was on by 3PM. They didn't even take a full day to do this job!The roof looks perfect. Not a shingle looks out of place. There is an attention to detail that makes our roof satisfying to look at every time I pull into the driveway.We are in love with our new roof and the ease of this process. I highly recommend Rhino Roofers to anyone!
A SadaA Sada
16:47 11 Feb 22
Came out same day and throughly inspected my roof. Mr. Holland was a true pro and made the process of understanding insurance claims easy for me to understand. Most importantly he understood the business and made me confident in his product. They are highly rated for a reason and I can back that. And although this has no effect on my rating, they do have some sharp looking work trucks! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Ashlie OlivenbaumAshlie Olivenbaum
16:54 31 Jan 22
Brandon came out a few times, even being way out in Hondo and quite the drive for him. He inspected my roof, came out with the first insurance adjuster (the adjuster was super unprofessional but Brandon remained cool and calm and professional the whole time). Brandon fought my insurance company for me and got a new adjuster to come out for another inspection and got the full roof replacement he knew I needed. He is super knowledgeable and professional. He’s kept me in the loop with the whole process and has made sure I’m happy with the results. They always upgrade your shingles to a better product. I never felt deceived and they’re very upfront about what all you’re getting. I highly recommend Rhino Roofers!
mycalewmycalew
22:08 16 Dec 21
Jonah and Gus from Rhino Roofers are the best!! They worked with our insurance company and we were able to apply for financing through them for 0% the first year to make up the difference of our deductible. This massive roof was started and completed in just 9 hours. They added a much better shingle and also a mold resistant backing paper. They also added an upgraded ridge vent for ventilation and drip edge that we didn’t have. Crew was extremely professional and very clean! All the nails and old shingles were cleaned up and double checked in grass and driveway.I highly recommend you call and ask for Jonah or Gus!
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