Contrary to popular belief, metal roofs no longer have the sheet metal fabrication styles they used to have. Today, modern metal roofing is nearly indistinguishable from a regular asphalt shingle roof, with the only differences being in their strength, longevity and energy efficiency. Looks-wise, most metal roofs can also come in a wide variety of colors, styles and patterns, something which has turned many homeowners into big fans.
When it comes to roofing, whether commercial or residential, your biggest enemies are moisture and leaks. Moisture can lead to all sorts of problems for your roof, gutters and attic insulation, including mold growth and even early rot. Water also has a high specific heat. This means it holds more heat compared to other things. This heat-retaining property could throw your energy efficiency efforts in utter disarray. If only there… Continue Reading
If there’s one thing we all learned from science class, it’s that metals are good conductors. They are better at conducting heat than tar or asphalt shingles. However, evidence shows that sheet metal roofing is actually the better and more energy-efficient choice. We let the professionals from Roofmasters Roofing and Sheet Metal show you how.