Facts About Metal Roofing

When a homeowner hears the term “metal roofing”, they don’t have a good image in their head. It is believed to be a bad choice for houses aesthetically as they are flat, boring, grey colored pieces of metal on a roof.  People fail to understand that these metal roofs have a lot of variation today in terms of their designs, colors, textures etc. Companies now provide homeowners with options in metal roofing in Brisbane.

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Here are some interesting facts about metal roofs.

  1. Metal roofing is available in a wide variety of colors and styles and they are suitable for all types of houses or buildings (colonial, Victorian or contemporary).
  2. Metal roofs are said to be noisy but that is completely untrue, they are in fact quieter as it has a covering under it that helps keep the noises as low as possible.
  3. Durability – as compared to other roof materials, metal roofs may be expensive initially but they are a life time investment. They are guaranteed to last you for a good 60 – 70 years and require little to no repairs through that time.  They are a practical option for the long run.
  4. Protects from severe weather – they secure the house from hailstorms, hurricanes, rainstorms and tends to shed off snow very quickly. It also reflects the sun and protects the house from it.
  5. Metal looks better than asphalt – metal has a better appearance than asphalt.

All these facts determine that metal roofing is a good option because it is durable and is low maintenance.

 

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