Will a metal roof make my house hot?
Actually, a metal roof can save you money on your a/c costs because it has a higher heat reflectivity than other roofing products like asphalt/fiberglass shingles, wood, tile, etc. During the summer it makes buildings cooler by efficiently reflecting away sunlight and reducing the amount of heat transmitted into the building. Likewise, it makes buildings warmer in the winter by reflecting inside heat from the underside of the roof back into the building. This good thermal reflectivity translates into energy savings by reducing cooling costs in the summer and heating costs in the winter.

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FAQs on Metal Roofs

Answers to the Most Commonly Asked Questions
About Metal Roofs

•  How does the  cost of  a metal  roof  cost  compare  to  other
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•  Can I walk on a metal roof?    Answer
 
•  Is a metal roof noisy when it rains?      Answer 

•  Can a metal roof be damaged by hail?      Answer
 
•  How about resistance to wind damage?    Answer

•  Is a metal roof fire safe?      Answer

•  How does the weight of a metal roof  compare to other  types
   of roofing?      Answer
 
•  Will a metal roof rust?      Answer

•  Does the color fade?     Answer
 
•  What about lightning?      Answer

•  If  I'm  re-roofing, do  I  have  to  remove  the  old  roof  before 
   installing  the  metal  roof?      Answer
 
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How does the cost of a metal roof cost compare to other roofs?
Metal roofs are a premium product. Although initial costs for a metal roof manufactured from high performance pre-painted steel maybe slightly higher when compared to roofs made from other materials, substantial long-term savings can be realised over a period of time (i.e. life-cycle cost analysis). This is because metal roofs will outlast any asphalt/fiberglass shingle or concrete tile roof. Additionally, metal roofs have many advantages and benefits over asphalt / fiberglass shingle roofs.

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