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Is metal roofing an eco-friendly choice?

Most metal roofing products are made from recycled metals, such as aluminum and steel. Additionally, metal roofs are energy efficient since metal is effective at deflecting the sun’s rays. [...]

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Can I walk on the metal roof?

You can safely walk on any metal roof without damaging it. Before you walk your roof, however, we recommend you talk to your installer or us first. Based on the style and the pitch of the roof, [...]

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How does the weight of a metal roof compare to other roofing systems?

Metal roofs are surprisingly lightweight. On average, a metal roof is 50 percent lighter than a traditional shingle roof and 75 percent lighter than concrete or slate tile roofing. The lighter [...]

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Which roof is better – steel or aluminum?

Steel and aluminum both perform well as a roofing material. However, an important determining factor is how close you live to the lake, river or ocean. Aluminum is extremely resistant to [...]

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What type of metal is used to manufacturer metal roofing?

Various metals are used in manufacturing metal roofing systems and a combination of metals may also be used in some cases. The most common metals include aluminum, steel and copper.

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Does metal roofing corrode?

Metal roofing products are coated with protective paints and enamels designed to prevent corrosion; however, corrosion is still possible without proper maintenance. Certain chemicals – [...]

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Does metal roof rust?

Metal roofing systems typically have a special protective coating that protects it from rust. The paint used on metal roofing products are also designed to last long and prevent rust. Please [...]

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Are metal roofs hot?

Metal roofs reflect 70 percent of the sun’s rays, on average. This helps keep your home cooler in the summer. Studies have proved that houses with metal roofs experience 35 percent less heat gain [...]

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Is a metal roof damaged by hail?

Metal roofs are highly resistant to hail damage. In fact, metal roofs are much more hail resistant than asphalt/fiberglass shingles. Some insurance companies might offer reduced rates for houses [...]

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Is metal roof safe in storm or when is lightning?

The likelihood of lightning striking your home will not increase because your house is covered by a metal roof. In fact, if your home were hit by lightning, your metal roof would disperse the [...]

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