Are you ready for or needing a new roof for your home? While replacing a roof is not something homeowners generally look forward to, picking out a new roof is a big decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly.
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If you’re in the middle of deciding if you should put an asphalt shingle roof on your home, you’re not alone. Asphalt shingles are the most popular roofing residential material in the United States. This is largely due to their low cost and ease of installation. However, there are some issues with this type of roofing that you should consider prior to moving forward with a purchase.
Corten steel is popular as a roofing material for its striking rustic appearance and low maintenance. The rust forms a protective layer that slows down the overall rate of corrosion. However, there are some problems with this type of material which will not make it the right choice for every homeowner.
Let’s say you’re looking for a low cost, easy to find a metal panel with a simple installation. So simple that you might even be tempted to do it yourself. Under these circumstances, all roads would lead you to corrugated panels.
Have you ever seen a metal roof that looked like it was wrinkled? If you have, then you witnessed one of the biggest wonders of the metal roofing world, known as oil canning.
When you think of something luxurious, a roof probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. But copper roofing proves that luxury doesn’t just come in the form of cars or jewelry.
Nowadays, the old and weathered look is in style and using Bonderized steel on a roof or wall accomplishes this trend perfectly. Bonderized steel is a popular choice, especially because the material is inexpensive and looks like an old, faded galvanized panel that has started to turn gray.