Are metal roofs fire safe?2017-10-16T16:46:58-05:00

Metal roofs are classified as a noncombustible material, meaning they are incapable of burning. Therefore, they are fire safe.

Will the color fade?2017-10-16T16:48:21-05:00

While the color may change a bit over time, metal roofs contain polymers that stave off weathering. Occasionally washing the roof with the water hose, and even rain water, will help to keep the color from fading.

Will my metal roof eventually rust?2017-10-16T16:48:56-05:00

No. Metal roofs are made with corrosive resistant materials. Some of them also come with warranties that remain in effect for 50 years.

What about my existing roof? Will I have to remove it?2017-10-16T16:49:34-05:00

Metal roofing materials are lightweight. Depending on your old roof’s condition, the new one may be installed on top of the existing one. Whether or not that can be done also depends on your area’s building codes and regulations.

How long can I expect my metal roof to last?2017-10-16T16:49:58-05:00

Metal roofs can last upwards of 60 years. That is two to three times longer than an asphalt or wood shingle roof.

Does a metal roof cost more?2017-10-16T16:56:02-05:00

At first, it will cost more. A metal roof can be as much as three times more expensive than an asphalt shingle roof. In the long run, it is a more economical option. Metal roofs last longer, and most have a 30 to 50-year warranty. Installing a metal roof may also cut down your energy costs, and improve the resale value of your home.

Can I walk on a metal roof?2017-10-16T16:52:48-05:00

High-strength metals and deep texturing will make it durable enough for you to walk on it. However, like with other roofs, you should take all safety precautions.

Do metal roofs attract lightning?2017-10-17T08:43:05-05:00

A metal roof poses no threat to your home than any other roofing material.  Lightning often strikes at the highest point.  If your home is at a high point, it may be ideal to place lightning rods on your roof.

Are metal roofs noisy in bad weather?2017-10-16T16:53:10-05:00

No. Metal roofs are no more noisy than other roofs in inclement weather.  They are often installed with a material that prevents noise disturbances.

Will a metal roof have a negative affect on cell phone reception?2017-10-17T08:43:44-05:00

It depends. If you have spotty cell phone reception before your metal roof is installed, you may have an issue. It is recommended that those who do have reception challenges buy a phone signal booster.