Metal roofing is a popular construction option today. Metal panels on a roof provide incredible monetary and energy-efficient benefits for both homeowners and commercial business owners. Metal roofing can be found in suburban houses, educational institutions, warehouses, and medical facilities. What should you consider before choosing a metal roof?
Save on Installation Costs by Installing on Your Older Roof
Believe it or not, in many cases, homeowners do not have to tear down their old roof when installing a new metal roof. While you need to check with your contractor about installing metal panels on a roof that is older, in many cases you can save labor costs by installing over the older roof. Before installation, discuss the importance of trapped water vapor and local building codes.
Metal Roofs Are Not Noisy
Contemporary metal roof technology ensures that your roof will be insulated from outside noise. When installed properly, your new roof will be no noisier than your old roof. The attic and insulation provide an extra sound barrier.
Metal Roofs Do Not Attract Lightning
Your metal roof will not increase the chance of a lightning strike. They do not attract lightning. In fact, metal roofing is safer during thunderstorms. The roofing is not combustible like traditional shingle roofs. Because your roof does not provide a path to the ground, lightning will not strike it. Lightning needs a direct path to the ground, like telephone poles or trees. Your new roof is an isolated structure that does not touch the ground.
They Last Fifty Years
Chances are that you will only install your metal roof once in your lifetime. They can last more than half a century. In fact, a metal roof can last even longer if installed by experienced professionals. Enjoy this incredible energy-efficient option for your home.
Metal Roofing is Fireproof
Did you know that metal roofs are fireproof? Homes susceptible to wildfires benefit. Many parts of the country have chosen metal roofing to add an extra layer of protection for their homes.
Metal Roofs Survive Termites and Moisture
Metal roofs do not have insect damage. In fact, metal roofing survives insect damage, damage from birds and other critters, and even from moisture. Don’t worry about mildew, moisture, and rot with your new metal roof.
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