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Wakefield Bridge Steel Shingles


Are you looking for a more environmentally responsible alternative to asphalt shingles? Unlike common shingles that are made from fossil fuels, Wakefield Bridge steel shingles are made to last from new and recycled steel. With a fully-transferable limited 50 year warranty, our goal is to make this metal roof the last roof you install on your home.

Wakefield Bridge steel shingles are produced by a local Ottawa, Ontario roofing manufacturer called Ideal Roofing which was established in 1929 and has a longstanding, well trusted reputation. Ideal Roofing uses state-of-the-art multi-blanking lines with levelers to process cold rolled and galvanized steel. This high quality steel will eventually be used to add great strength and durability to customers’ homes once installed as a Wakefield Bridge shingle.

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Metal roofing has been around for more than a century. Used originally for commercial, industrial and agricultural buildings, today’s metal roofing also comes in steel shingles in a variety of attractive contemporary colours.

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A metal roof last at least 4 to 5 times longer. It may even be the last roof you install on your house for as long as you live!

So if they last at least 4 to 5 times longer, THEN THEY ARE LESS EXPENSIVE. It is a fact that a metal roof do cost more at the outset than regular asphalt shingles… about 50 percent more or less depending on the model you choose, the location of your construction or renovation project, your roofing contractor or installer and the complexity of your roof. In the long term, it’s another story!

Lifetime protection is the reason for the higher cost!

Consider a metal roof a lifetime investment that will reward you with a higher resale value when the time comes to sell your house. And you will save money in the long run. In addition, because they are so lightweight, Ideal Roofing’s metal roofing products can be installed over your existing asphalt shingles, saving you the expense of removing the old shingles, disposing of them and carting them off to a landfill site.

Ideal Roofing’s metal roofing products come with a transferable warranty of up to 50 years.

Because, when you are ready to move on, you want your house to retain its best resale value.

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Are you in your forever home and thinking about making the switch from regular asphalt shingles to a metal roofing system that will last you a lifetime? A metal roof can be a great investment that will protect your home from wind, rain, hail, snow and ice and Wakefield Bridge Steel Shingles represent the cream of the crop when it comes to metal roofing systems.

How much do steel or metal roof shingles weigh?
Did you know that common asphalt shingles, cedar shakes and slate roofing weigh 60% more than Wakefield Bridge Steel Shingles? It’s true and while it might not seem like a big deal, consider this. The average shingle job on a 1650 sq ft roof requires 3000lbs in shingles alone. Combined with a solid layer of snow during the winter and your roof could be carrying up to 10,000lbs! That’s a lot of stress on the frame and foundation of your home. These steel shingles help reduce that weight while maintaining it’s structural integrity all while looking fantastic and lasting longer.

On top of that, Wakefield Bridge metal roofs are more resistant to heat and cold meaning they will not curl, rot, crack, break, chip, peel or perforate under normal use. These super shingles even carry weather ratings for rain, ice, frost, hail, wind and fire!

Wakefield Bridge Shingles Weather Ratings
Frost, hail, rain and ice rating = UL 2218 Class 4
Wind rating = TAS100, Miami Dade, 177km/hr
Fire = Fire rated class A, ASTM E108

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Ready to talk about Wakefield Bridge Steel Shingles? Simply fill out our brief estimate request form or call us today.

Serving Wakefield Qc, Chelsea Qc, Gatineau Qc, Ottawa On, & Surrounding Regions