Metal roofs seem indestructible compared to other types of roofing, but it still requires regular maintenance and periodic restoration.
An experienced roofing contractor can tell you how to properly maintain a metal roof (which is also known as ‘หลังคาเหล็ก’ in the Thai language) and assist you with roof restoration when the time comes.
The advantages of metal roofing are:
- Doesn’t rot, curl, crack or split
- Very low maintenance
- Energy efficient
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Metal roofs are tough, but they are also susceptible to weathering like any other roofing material. The neglected metal roof is also subject to deterioration from ultraviolet rays.
The important point to keep in mind about rust is that it, you need to get rid of it as soon as it’s discovered. Despite the possibility of rust, a metal roof is clearly a superior product. It looks good, performs well, inexpensive compared to many other types of roofs, and can be protected with a coating.
Inspecting Your Metal Roof
Leaks most often form where rain gutters are installed, at ridge caps and ventilation, and around any skylights or access hatches. It needs to be repairs soon. Most leaks on metal roofing can be easily repaired.
A metal roof restoration contractor will check for leaks, rust, damage due to debris and anything else causing a problem. The application of a special metal roofing coating will ensure that you get many more years of maintenance free service.