Winter is upon us but it is not too late to begin a roofing project. There are many myths about metal roofing but at least one thing is true: metal roofing has many advantages. Metal roofing is an ideal option because it does not deteriorate and it simply looks fantastic. The material will end up costing you less in the long run because of its durability and resistance to the elements. In addition, it can truly increase the financial value of a home. Because we are writing this article so late in the year, we are going to focus on three reasons that metal roofing is a great winter option for your home or business.

1. It keeps your house and-or structure warm.

Metal roofs can actually insulate your home and keep cold air from entering it. It fact, the material might even lower your heating bills! A fun fact about metal roofing is that it can be installed over a roof you already have which will further protect warm air from leaving and cool air from entering. This will keep your house cool in the summer as well.

2. Metal roofs can be installed during the winter.

It is true that other types roofing can be installed during the winter but the process will not be as simple. Metal roofing can be installed and the winter elements will have no affect on the process. In fact, a non-metal roof often weakens from heavy snow and cold weather. That is why it is not uncommon for home and business owners to install metal during the winter.

3. Metal roofing can shed snow.

This is especially true if you have a sloped roof. When snow melts during the spring, you will see it quickly slide off of your roof. The metal will prevent ice from building up and ruining your gutter. In addition, the chance of having leaks is extremely unlikely because metal will stand up to the harsh winter climate without breaking.

If you need to renovate you roof but feel that it is too late in the season, we hope this article dispels any misconceptions that you may have. The truth is that metal roofing is great for winter as it can be installed throughout the year, reduce your heating costs and shed snow. If you have any questions about winter metal roofing installation, feel free to contact our experts. We’d love to hear from you!



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