Choosing the best roofing solution for your home is never easy. There are many metal roofing pros and cons, so here we take a quick look at just a few of them for when opting to use metal roof shingles for your home in the USA and Canada.
There are lots of benefits in choosing metal roof shingles. Below, we mention a few of the pros:
There there are other advantages such as longevity, durability, safety and they are more environmentally friendly over more traditional roofing options.
There are very few cons associated with metal roofing solutions for homes. The only possible drawback is that metal roof shingles may cost more than some other alternatives. Then there is also the noisiness factor which would have to be taken into consideration. However, when you look at how much money you will be saving on installation and energy costs, in the long run, you will come to realize that they pay for themselves very quickly indeed!
The success of your installation will depend quite heavily on the type of nails that you use. You should only make use of rust-resistant nails, such as hot-dipped galvanized nails. To allow sufficient penetration into the sheathing when installing metal shingles, they should be at least 1-½ to 1-¾ of an inch in length.
Look no further than Heather & Little Ltd. We specialize in sheet metal fabrication and metal roof shingles in the USA and Canada. We can help you choose the best material for your metal roofing shingles, whether you’re looking to match the material of your current tile or want to try something new.
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