What’s underneath your roof is just as important as the metal roofing material itself. When it comes to radiant barrier, it’s a small part of a metal roofing system that can help keep your home cooler while keeping your energy costs down.
If you’re installing a new metal roof, you have to check the local building code to ensure what type of roof underlayment your project can use. Once you’ve determined synthetic underlayment is suitable for your project, you still have different types and brands of synthetic underlayment to choose from.
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When installing a metal roof, you cannot forget about the roofing underlayment. While it’s hidden underneath your beautiful new roof, it’s one of the key components to ensuring a long lifespan for your system.
When it comes to roof underlayment, the phrase "out of sight, out of mind" seems fitting. Since underlayment is not visible after the roof installation, it's often overlooked. Some customers question if it's even necessary. Even though it cannot be seen, underlayment is an incredibly important component to a roof that has a major impact on its longevity. How well roof underlayment performs will depend on which type you use.