Metal roofing is a durable choice that is becoming more and more popular with homeowners. In fact metal roofing comes in a wide range of metal choices, colors, finishes, and shapes. Metal roofing also comes in a variety of styles. It can be made to resemble wood shakes, slate, clay tiles, or mimic any other roofing style. Accent Roofing of Amarillo offers local expertise on installing and replacing metal roofing.
Metal roofing has an extremely long life span, lasting as long as seventy years. However, metal roofing can wear and age, allowing water to leak into your home. Metal roof panels are secured with screws. Washers are installed under the fastener heads and a sealant is used to waterproof seams. When evaluating a metal roof, one particular area is susceptible to damage. End and side laps, where caulk seals fail, and fasteners are most vulnerable to damage. Metal expands and contracts with temperature changes. This causes fastener holes to widen and seals to wear down. Water then escapes into the building and causes damage. Metal roofing that is designed poorly is more likely to need to be replaced. Drainage along improperly aligned panels will cause a metal roof to rust and age more quickly. Inferior workmanship and worn coatings on panels allow weathering to further damage metal panels.
In cases when metal roofing is damaged, replacing the roof or roofing panels is necessary. All fasteners should be checked and replaced as necessary. Proper maintenance of a metal roof greatly extends the life of the roof. A full metal roof replacement is necessary when the roof is worn or dented beyond repair. The strength and longevity of metal roofing is a major reason for choosing to install a metal roof. Keep in mind that metal roof replacement is an investment. This type of roofing typically lasts forty years or more and is able to withstand high winds, rain, and snow. Rust-proof coatings extend the life of metal roofing, keeping it from cracking and corroding. Metal roofing is also an eco-friendly option. They are often made from recycled materials, and the materials can be recycled over and over. The cost of installing a metal roof is often offset by savings in heating and cooling costs. This type of roofing reflects solar radiation, especially during the summer. Accent Roofing can help you choose metal roofing colors that are not only energy efficient, but also attractive.
A metal roof replacement can save you money in the long run. Properly maintained, metal roofing has a long life. It can save you money on your energy bills. Metal roofing offers protection and curb appeal. Accent Roofing of Amarillo has the expertise to help you evaluate your roof and begin the process of replacing your metal roof. Their experienced and professional staff is available to help you choose the style and color of roofing that best meets your needs. Accent Roofing is dedicated to installing the roof your home needs in order to keep your home safe.