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Should I get a Metal Roof?
Thinking of getting a new roof and toying with the idea of a metal roof?
By: Scott Adamson (Adamson Roofing LTD)
Many people often see the main benefit of a metal roof to be the increased lifespan that you get with a metal roofing solution. Often times people will spend excessive amount of money chasing leaks and doing temporary repairs to their roof, while although metal roofing has a high initial installation cost, metal roofing over the long term will likely be the most cost effective solution. If you are a homeowner that plans on spending a long time in your home then metal roofing may be the right choice for you. A metal roof will last roughly twice as long as an asphalt shingle roof and increase the value of your property.
Metal Roof Advantage
Choosing a metal roof in a economical choice when comparing not just the initial installation cost, but taking into consideration the total lifetime cost of having this type of roof installed on your property. Safety is another huge advantage of having a metal roof installed, as it poses fire resistant properties making it increasingly popular and an excellent choice in the cottage country area.
Metal Roof Disadvantage
Although a metal roof has many advantages it does come with a few disadvantages as well. One disadvantage being being the extra cooling required during the summer months. This issues can be alleviated by having proper ventilation on your home and insulation to offset to heat being drawn in my the metal roof.
When installing a metal roof should if you are an DIY fanatic can be undertaken, but everyone looking into metal roofing should contact a Winnipeg Roofing contractor to ask questions before under taking this type of project.
Metal roofs are durable and will last years. You can enjoy the value it provides for a long time—and you can benefit from a metal roof even if you will sell your house because it can also become a promoting point.
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Adamson Roofing is a Winnipeg based full service exterior remodelling company, serving Winnipeg and surrounding area. We specialize in roofing, soffit, fascia, and seamless eavestroughing using only premium materials.