Archive for November 19, 2018
These days homeowners are looking for ways to reduce utility costs and overall home care expenses while still enjoying the beauty of high quality home products. This applies to everything from windows and doors to insulation and roofs because these are all areas where temperature control within the home can be affected.
One new trend in housing that is providing home owners with a great look while also reducing expenses is metal roofing. A new roof can be an enormous expense and traditional asphalt shingle roofs only last 12 to 15 years, but are more prone to damage following bad weather. In areas where heavy wind, rain, or hail is common, asphalt roofs struggle to stand the test of time.
Metal roofing is more durable. It provides better insulation helping to maintain the internal temperature of the house better. This means helping the house stay cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter, which will reduce year-round utility costs.
Metal roofs also require less ma