Homeowners and business owners today have realized the importance of metal roofing in modern construction. Metal panels offer extensive durability, sustainability, and aesthetic beauty at a reasonable price. A high quality professional metal roof installation ensures decades of protection for your family or business. Below are 5 must-know professional tips.
Metal Roofs Work for Any Project
Originating as a unique material for high-end architectural building, today homeowners and business owners alike appreciate the quality that this roof brings. Metal panels installation continues to climb steadily while asphalt construction has fallen considerably. Speak with our experienced professionals about your project.
Install Over Your Existing Roof
Save considerable cost by installing metal roofs over your existing roof. This lowers the cost of labor and time. Tearing off an old roof is often a messy and labor-intensive process. An experience roof installer will help you install your new roof properly over the old roof while reducing some common issues like rot and mold.
Check Your Building Codes
Not all areas will allow you to install a metal roof over your existing roof. Some jurisdictions will prohibit installing a new roof without removing the old one. Speak with your contractor about code restrictions in your area.
Add Extra Insulation to Reduce Noise
Interior spaces do not have a noticeable increase in noise after a metal roof is installed. However, the attic space may have an increase in sound. Your contractor can help you reduce overall noise with extra insulation to provide a sound barrier.
Most homeowners only have to install one metal roof in their lifetime. The roofing will last forty to seventy years, unlike asphalt roofing that needs constant maintenance and replacement. The initial costs for metal roofing can be double the cost of regular roof installation. However, if the business owner or homeowner plans to use the building long-term, installing a metal roof is much more cost-effective.
Enjoy the energy efficiency, durability, and sustainability of metal roofing. Call us today about how we can help you with your next project.