A. The most common metal roofing material is steel. It is extremely sturdy and with the proper coating, sealant and heavy-duty paint, it can weather any type of climate.
A. Metal roofs can last up to 40-70 years, depending on the materials. In contrast, traditional asphalt roofing can only last roughly 12-20 years.
A. Metal roofing is fire-resistant and is durable enough to withstand all kinds of climates. It is also moss and fungus proof, which are the most common cause of deterioration on wood and asphalt. You also won't have to worry about damages from rodents, pests, and other wild animals.
A. The noise level is highly dependent on the insulation used. If installed over a well insulated ceiling cavity, the rain doesn't produce too much noise while and open framed installation might increase the volume.
A. Yes. Metal roofing doesn't retain as much heat as other roofing materials because it reflects majority of the sun's rays. This means that metal roofing can keep your roof space stay cooler longer, significantly reducing your energy bills.
A. Similar to Metal Roofing, steel is the most common choice due to it’s durability, though there are other much more lightweight materials like aluminium honeycomb cores.
A. Metal Cladding is non-combustible. This does not mean that metal cladded buildings are fire-proof but it does significantly reduce the chances of your establishment catching on fire. It is also sturdy enough to withstand all climates and significantly reduce any potential damage caused by rodents and other wildlife.
A. Metal cladding requires very little maintenance compared to wood, stone and other common walling materials. It’s durable enough to withstand all kinds of seasons and climates.