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Gerard USA’s stone-coated-metal roofing systems are designed to withstand battering from damaging hail, UV rays, and even fire. The 26-gauge base steel is sandwiched between layers of zinc-aluminum alloy and acrylic coatings, and topped with ceramic-coated stone granules. The composition gives Gerard metal roofs a Class A fire rating backed by a lifetime warranty. Choose from tile, shake, and shingle profiles in 18 standard colors. gerardusa.com
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