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What You Need to Know About Metal Roofing

Roofer Working in the Lower Vancouver Island

Metal roofing is becoming an increasingly popular choice for new construction and re-roofing projects in North America. Many people are doing research and discovering that their home could greatly benefit from a metal roof. Let's take a look at what some of these benefits are, as well as what types of metal roofing are available for your home.

The Benefits of Metal Roofing

One of the biggest draws of metal roofs is that they are incredibly durable. They can withstand rain, snow, hail, strong winds, and debris impact. This durability means that metal roofs also have fantastic longevity. With just some simple maintenance a metal roof can last for up to 50 years or more.

Energy efficiency is another reason why many homeowners choose to install a metal roof. Because metal panels are shiny and reflect away the rays of the sun, you can net significant savings on air conditioning costs.

Finally, metal roofs come in all sorts of beautiful finishes and styles and can add a good deal of visual appeal to your home.

Types of Metal Roofing

Metal roofs come in many different types and many different materials. The most common material used in metal roofing is steel, as it is tough, durable, and can be coated to protect against rust and corrosion. Metal roofs are also sometimes made of aluminum, zinc, copper, stainless steel, and an alloy called terne.

Metal roofs are generally installed as sheet metal tiles, sheet metal panels, or standing-seam systems. The system that is right for your home is going to depend on factors such as the shape and slope of your roof. The best way to figure out what sort of metal roofing system and material you should choose is to get in touch with a roofing company.

Metal Roofing in Victoria & Saanich

If you're looking for a professional, dependable, and experienced roofing company for your roof replacement project, then Poskitt Roofing is here to help. Our roofing contractors can give you the metal roof of your dreams: one that not only adds to your home's curbside appeal, but protects your investment as well.

Give us a call if you feel that it's time to replace a roof that just isn't doing its job anymore with a strong, energy efficient, and eye-catching new metal roof.


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