Some Facts About Metal Roofing
A metal roof can increase the value of your home, as well as its energy efficiency and overall safety. Nowadays, it comes in an extensive assortment of styles, compositions, and colors. Requiring very little maintenance, this roofing material can endure the elements for more than 50 years.
Here is some additional information about metal roofing from your local Randolph and Flanders roofer, RBM Roofing & General Contracting.
Metal Roofs Do Not Draw Lightning
There is no discernible data that a metal roofing system increases the chance of a lightning strike. In the uncommon event that a metal roof is hit with lightning, it is less inclined to combust than traditional asphalt shingles or wood shake roofing materials.
Furthermore, lightning wants a path to ground so anything in its path is going to get hit while it tries to reach its destination. Metal roofing does not have a straight path to the ground so its risk of becoming struck by lightning is exactly the same as any other kind of roofing material.
Metal Roofing Makes an Exceptional Low-Slope / Flat Roof Option
It is a popular misunderstanding that metal can only be applied to steep-sloped roofs which is entirely untrue. Standing seam metal is perfect for low-slope roof replacement. Your Randolph and Flanders roof repair and replacement contractor will install this sort of roofing to many different kinds of homes and commercial buildings with varying degrees of roof pitch.
Metal Roofing is Energy-Efficient
Industry studies discovered that metal roofs reflect solar radiant heat, lowering energy consumption and expenses. Those who reside in places where cooling costs are more expensive than heating costs can benefit from a metal roof. Special coatings can increase the reflective attributes of the roof and promote energy savings.
Metal Roofs Will Not Rot or Burn
Metal roofs are essentially fireproof, making them an excellent option for areas predisposed to wildfires. You do not have to fret about pest damage as termites will not eat metal roofing and raccoons cannot penetrate it either. Additionally, a metal roof will not rot and is deterrent to mildew and mold. With its ability to absorb heat from the sun very quickly, snow will melt and slide off much quicker than traditional roofing materials.
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