If your metal roof is leaking and you are considering having your metal roof coated as a solution, keep in mind the follow 5 things as you make a decision about your building’s metal roof.
Is your commercial buildings metal roof worn down from aging or damages from elements? Had leaking? Rusting? Or already has had to have too many repairs to seams and penetrations? If this is you then maybe it is time to look into another option like Duro Shield Metal Retrofit from Duro Last.
99% of our repair calls involve some sort of leak but this repair call was for noise. Earlier this year a customer reported a whistling noise and the sound of metal touching or rubbing against metal coming from the top of their metal roof. The homeowner had done several checks to see if any of the metal roofing had come loose or detached but each time he looked everything seamed to be normal.
It is no secret that metal roofs are becoming more popular for many different reasons, to save on energy costs and installation costs. We published a blog on Metal Roof Myths in Indiana (http://www.exteriorproinc.com/blog/bid/338518/Indiana-Metal-Roofing-Myths) this year. If you read this article you probably have a better understanding that this is not always true and that there are more than one type of metal roof. Recently we have been asked to install metal roofs but when we asked about what type of metal, they do not know that there are other options than just pole barn metal.
Another type of shingle you might be considering in replacing your new roof with is metal shingles. Residents are starting to have an interest in metal roofing due to cost, style and energy efficiency. Some though, do not like the look of the most common metal roof systems like the standing seam. Even though these come in different variety of colors, your neighborhood or your home may not take to the standing seam metal roofs. An alternative is metal shingles.
Metal roofing has been around for a long time. Along with being attractive, metal roofing can hold up well for many years. All it takes is a little proper maintenance and you will enjoy an excellent return on your original investment in the roof.
Common Issues That You Can Avoid
Maintenance is all about protecting the integrity of the roof and prolonging its useful life. There are several issues that you want to identify and address quickly. These more common events include:
Metal roof coatings are an invaluable business asset. It might not seem like it, but the right metal roof coating installed by the right contractor can help you protect your building for years to come. Your building, after all, is an investment, and you've worked hard for it. It deserves the best so it can stay in tip-top shape for many years to come.
Often building owners and Manufacturing facilities in Indiana choose metal roofs to cover their business and to keep their warehouses dry. Metal can lower initial construction cost and offers superior protection against fire. However the weather in Indiana, extreme expansion- contraction cycles, and rust and corrosion can take its toll on metal and diminish the roofs performance over time. As a result leaking metal roofs are very common in Indiana.