You might consider contacting A Old Time Roofing, a metal roofing contractor to have one installed at your home. Experts recommend doing your research before you make the big decision.
Old Time Roofing is a trusted roofing contractor. We know that you have many questions about metal roofs. We are here to help you find the answers that you need. We’ve collected the top questions about metal roofing.
A METAL ROOF THAT IS VALUED FOR THE INVESTMENT.
There is no one answer to this question. It is important to consider your home and personal preferences. Many homeowners have discovered that a metal roof has helped them save money on their energy bills and kept their homes warmer in winter.
Hailstorms can damage metal roofs and metal roofs are often considered less attractive than asphalt shingles roofs.
WHERE DO I BUY A METAL ROOF?
Metal roofs are available at many building supply stores. However, it is best to hire a roofing company to put up your new metal roof. You might also be able to buy the metal roof from a roofing company at a lower cost.
WHAT ARE METAL ROOFS MADE?
Metal shingles are often made from painted aluminum coils, which are then stamped multiple times to create the shingle shape. These shingles can then be used to create your metal roof.
A METAL ROOF WILL MAKE MY HOME HOTTER!
A metal roof in winter can keep your house warmer, but it won’t make it hotter in summer. The coating on metal roofs reflects heat away from your roof, and away to your home.
Many homeowners have reported a savings of over 20% in their energy bills after installing a metal roof.
CAN YOU INSTALL A METAL ROOF OVER SHINGLES?
Yes, roofing companies can install your new metal roof on top of your existing roof’s shingles. Before asking your roofer to put it on your existing roof, make sure you verify your local building codes.
Your metal roof can be installed over an existing roof to save money. The material is lightweight so it should not cause damage to your home’s structure.
WILL A METAL ROOF LAST THROUGH VERY WEATHER?
When severe weather is possible, metal roofs can be a great addition to your home. Our Old Time Roofing team, a top roofer, says metal roofs are strong enough to withstand heavy rains, high winds, hail and even hurricanes. Your metal roof can withstand winds up to 100 mph if it is properly installed.
This post was written by Ted Williams! Ted is the owner of A Old Time Roofing, one of the best roofing companies in St Petersburg FL. Ted is a Master Elite Weather Stopper GAF Roofing Contractor, a double award winner of Best Steep-Slope Contractor from GAF and achiever of Master Elite Consumer Protection Excellence from GAF. He has been serving the Pinellas County area since 1978. Old Time Roofing has a tradition of quality workmanship, servicing residential and commercial properties.