Common Myths About Metal Roofing

Are you in the market for a new roof? Considering metal roofing for your home or business? Worried that a metal roof may not be the best option? Heard negative things about metal roofing? Today, Timberman Roofing is discussing common myths about metal roofing that we often hear. If you have any additional questions or would like to schedule a consultation for metal roofing in the Florida Panhandle, reach out today. We’re always happy to help.

Metal Roofs Are Heavy

When many people talk about metal roofing they automatically assume it must be heavy and put a lot of strain on the house. This, however, is far from the case. Metal roofs typically weigh much less than typical shingles (which can weigh 200-500 pounds per square feet), aluminum in specific weighs about 50 pounds per square feet. Ask about your various options during your consultation with Timberman Roofing.

Metal Roofs Are Hotter

When it comes to living in the Florida Panhandle, the heat is something important to keep in mind. We often hear people say that metal roofing is hotter than traditional shingle roofs, however, this is completely false. Metal roofing can actually reflect the UV/heat, while shingle roofs simply absorb it in most cases.

Metal Roofing Rusts

We’ve all seen metal roofs that are completely rusted and past their prime, however, this doesn’t mean that updated, newer metal roofing will rust as well. Metal roofing these days have a high-tech coating applied, allowing them to resist rust and look beautiful for many decades to come.

Metal Roofs Are Expensive

This is probably the most common myth we hear about metal roofs. While the upfront cost may be more expensive than a shingle roof, the cost over time is typically far better. Shingle roofs tend to need replacing every 10-20 years depending upon the materials and installation. Metal roofing can last for 50+ years.

Schedule Florida Panhandle Metal Roof Installation Today

Are you interested in a metal roof for your home or business in the Florida Panhandle? Reach out to Timberman Roofing today to schedule your consultation with us.