Tag: copper

Preventing Rust on Metal Roofs: What Roofers Do

Metal roofing is a great solution for the replacement of temporary roofing material such as asphalt shingles and cedar roofs. Some metals such as steel, galvalume, and galvanized roofing materials are prone to rust when exposed to moisture.  Preventing rust is understandably a big concern for homeowners considering metal roofing. The good news is, metal… ( read more )

Galvanized vs. Galvalume Steel Roofs: What’s the Difference?

The affordability of steel is about the only blessing many homeowners who want to invest in a metal roofing system will receive. But it’s also a curse at the same time. Steel, as an iron-containing alloy, is bound to rust after enough exposure to moisture and oxygen. A rusty roof is always a weak and… ( read more )

Who Would Buy A Metal Roof?

Having spent my entire career in residential metal roofing, I often get asked about the homeowners who chose metal roofs for their homes. Whether they chose a vertical seam roof or perhaps a shake, shingle, or slate look metal roof, and whether that roof was aluminum, steel, or copper, I am often asked what drove… ( read more )