A seam metal roof is a form of very convenient yet attractive type of roofing. It adds elegance and design to an otherwise flat roof. These features have made it an instant hit all over the country. If you live in a cold area where ice and snow is a common phenomenon, it can easily protect you from both. You can very easily alter the roof temperature as well, causing the accumulated snow or ice to melt away very quickly. No need to get out in freezing cold weather with a shovel to remove those anymore.
These roofs are mostly fabricated from copper, zinc, and steel. Aluminum is rarely used. Also, several coatings of alloys are used on the sheets, especially steel sheets to resist corrosion. If you need building supplies North Sydney, call Phone 02 8090 3483.
These roofs come in various colors and designs. You can choose your favorite color from the color-book at the manufacturer’s or dealer’s place. You can also go for bare metal colors which are equally attractive.
One should always avoid using incompatible colors and metals together. Metals are prone to corrode over time and if any improper combination is used, the corrosion may become much faster and decrease the lifetime of the roof rapidly. If this point is taken care of, seam metal roofs can last way longer than the traditional asphalt roofing. The asphalt roofing material has become costlier over the years as these are produced from petroleum and the price of petroleum has increased sharply. On the other hand, metal roofing’s are rather much cheaper when compared to asphalt roofing materials.
It has many advantages over the traditional asphalt one. First and foremost is, they last much longer. Asphalt roofing’s can last for 15 years at best but metal roofing’s generally lasts for 50 years and in some cases up to an unbelievable 100 years. Apart from being durable, these roofs are known to be very attractive too, mainly due to the colors available and the textures. Some fake textures are so finely done that people mistook it for being wood. It doesn’t require much maintenance either.
Roofing system made of metal is almost completely recyclable and thus it is environment friendly. When you replace your old roofing, it goes to the factory to become a new roof. These roofs are long term investment and when you consider the long term accumulated saving, the true worth of standing seam metal roof is understood.