Corrugated roofing panels are basically rippled metal sheets that are commonly seen and used in commercial and industrial settings is now gaining recognition as an excellent option for residential roofing. Galvanized metal roofing protects against corrosion to help position it as one of the most durable roofing material that can withstand a lot of punishment from nature’s elements.
At a Glance:
Price – This can make most homeowners who are considering this type of roofing option hesitate when they see the initial cost However, as long as it provides the protection and durability they need then it presents good value for money.
Performance – Expected service life is 50+ years as well as being able to withstand severe hail, snow and hurricanes. Corrugated roofing that is galvanized are non-combustible and one of the safest roofing options for areas that are known to have frequent lightning strikes. It could help reduce your heating and cooling costs because it reflects the rays of the sun when they hit your roof.
Installation – Quick and easy to setup and can be installed over an existing shingle layers to save on labor expenses.
Cost to Install – Compared to other traditional roofing options, the initial price tag is considerably higher but will be offset by low maintenance costs and high durability.
Noise – Most metal roofs tend to amplify the sound of raindrops or hail lands on it. This is one aspect of this roof that might cause people to think twice before deciding to install it.
Dents – This is a common problem for metal roofs. They are prone to denting especially when exposed to large hailstones and possibly any other large sized debris that forcefully land on it.
Rust and Corrosion (Low quality materials) – Older and low quality corrugate metal roofing materials can suffer from rust or corrosion. However the newer and higher grade materials have been designed and treated to resist rust and corrosion.
Scratching and Paint Chipping – This mainly affects metal roofs that have paint options or have been painted. It does not affect the performance but it is something to note.
To know more about corrugated roofing panels, contact Orlando Roofing Group. Call us today for a FREE inspection & estimate (407) 848-1101.