The Importance of a Good Roof

If you live anywhere near the midwestern states, you are aware of the constant possible threat that a tornado may strike. What is the first thought that comes to you when you see a tornado? Find shelter! What good is it to hide under a shed if that shed is going to be taken apart by the tornado? It is important that you make sure to have the best source of shelter available.

Your home should be the safest place to be whether it’s from bullies at school, the hardships of work, or just strangers in general. When people go home, they let their guard down and relax. Your home is the place where you keep your most valuable belongings including family pictures, family heirlooms, and of course, your family! Make sure that you are protecting everything you care about. One of the best ways to do this is by having a dependable roof.

When hail storms, high winds, heavy snow, and high winds come for a visit, they can wreak havoc on everything you hold dear. Avoid the burden of worry and give yourself the confidence that your roof will protect you and your loved ones no matter what. Not only do you want protected from external dangers, but you also want to ensure your roof keeps the cool air inside. Not only is it cost-efficient but it’s also energy efficient.

Replacing Your Roof

When you notice the current state of your roof is one cup short of a disaster, it’s time to replace it. But what should you be looking for? How do you know which type of roof to replace your old one with? Let’s go over five options that are available today and help narrow down our options.

There are wood shingles, rubber roofs, metal roofs, asphalt shingles, and composition shingles. You can ask your neighbors their opinions on their current roof, if they even know what they have, to help make your decision. Or you can ask a Miami Beach metal roofing company and get advice from the experts.

Let’s talk more about the above options and break them down into how long each material has lasted over the years.

  • Composition Shingles: 12-20 years
  • Asphalt Shingles: 15-30 years
  • Wood Shingles: 20-25 years
  • Rubber Roofs: 30-50 years
  • Metal Roofs: 50-75 years

If this hasn’t helped you make your decision on what type of roof to upgrade your house too, we know what will. Contact the roofing experts at Metal Master Shop.