What is a 5V metal roof?

5V is an exposed fastened, galvanized metal roofing product, with 24” coverage and 3/8” high ribs. Available in painted Galvalume AZ-50 and mill finished Galvalume Plus AZ-50, 5V carries a 25-year warranty that guarantees beauty for decades.

How long does a 5V metal roof last?

A typical shingle roof lasts anywhere from 12 to 20 years, depending upon how well it’s maintained and weather elements it may encounter. Metal roofs, on the other hand, can last between 40 and 60 years while also requiring less maintenance, making them a more cost-effective choice over the lifespan of the roof.

How wide is 5V metal roofing?

24” wide
5V Metal Roofing The typical profile is 24” wide, but some are as narrow as 16”, which can give a more scaled-down look for smaller homes. 5V has stood the test of time, and it is ideally suited for coastal exposures, such as in and around Savannah.

How much does R panel roofing cost?

R Panel will generally cost $. 75-$1.25 per square foot for material. By comparison, R Panel is about 15-20% less expensive than corrugated metal panels, and at least 50% less than standing seam panels.

What wind speed can a metal roof withstand?

In wind uplift tests, metal roofs earn a 140-mph wind rating, according to the Metal Roofing Alliance, and some can withstand gusts up to 180 mph.

Do exposed fastener metal roofs leak?

Most notably: Water penetration and leaking. In fact, springing a leak is one of the most common problems with exposed fastener roofs, primarily because water can do a lot of damage in a short amount of time.

Can you walk on a metal roof?

Most metal roofs are manufactured and installed in such a way as to be safe to walk across without the worry of damaging the roof. You might mark or scuff the finish or paint on your metal roof, but average foot traffic shouldn’t significantly impact the longevity or performance of your metal roof.

How do you hurricane proof a metal roof?

In addition to a metal roof’s panel or shingle style, using two clips instead of just one at the eaves, ridges, and hips, and applying sealing tape improves a roof’s durability and increases wind resistance.

How big is a 5V metal roof panel?

Homeowners across the country are discovering that 5V metal roofing not only adds value to their home but provides beauty as well. McElroy’s 5V panels are 24″ wide and incorporate a classic design that adds beauty to any home. 5V is also commonly installed as an interior liner or accent panel.

Can a lightning strike hit a metal roof?

The odds of a lightning strike hitting a metal roof are the same as any other roof, regardless of material. In the event that there is a lightning strike, however, metal roofing will not ignite and catch fire since it is not combustible. Is metal roofing more prone to hail damage?

What kind of coating does McElroy 5V panel use?

McElroy’s 5V panel is available with fade and chalk resistant Kynar 500/PVDF coatings, which provides assurance that a roof retains its like-new beauty year-after-year. For available Test Data, Section Properties or Load Tables, please visit our downloads section. Request physical samples and color charts.