Winter is fast approaching so take a close look at your house to be sure you’re ready for the cold temperatures, the wind, rain, snow and ice. Use this handy checklist to make sure you don’t miss anything as you do your inspection. Do this now before it’s too late.
Inspecting the Outside of Your Home
Get a ladder to inspect your rain gutters and their downspouts. Make sure they are fastened securely and if they are at all loose or in any way sagging, re-secure them tightly. If your roof is made of metal you may want to get some snow-breaks to keep the snow from destroying your gutters.
Whether you are looking to repair your damaged roof or replace it, whether you are search for a contractor or planning on doing it yourself, the thought of installing a metal roof may have crossed your mind. After all, a metal roof is far more durable than shingles, therefore will last much longer. And since today’s metal roofs come in all sorts of styles and colors, it is sure to enhance the beauty of your home.
When it comes time to replace a roof, there are two trains of thought. Do you want a durable, long lasting replacement or are you just after a quick fix?
Of course it depends on the circumstances, but quite often, people ask if it’s better to install a cheap metal roof or high-end, more expensive shingles, assuming the costs are about the same.
The quality of your property, and everything encased inside, is protected by the quality of your roof. Without a good, solid roof you will eventually find that energy inefficiency, damp spots, mold and other ghastly problems will start creeping into your home. When it comes to your roof, many people neglect it as they believe it can handle a lot of punishment – while this may be the case, you definitely want to make sure that you take care of your roof. A small fix on your roof can cost you a fraction of what the internal damage can cost later down the line.
When considering an upgrade to your home it’s important to evaluate all options in terms of features and benefits to decide what will best fit your needs long term. This is no truer than when selecting the right product to use when replacing a roof.
Many homeowners do not realize that there are other options for roofing besides asphalt and never learn of all the benefits a metal roof can provide. Before making a decision it’s important to consider all the benefits of a metal roof and then you can determine if this is the right choice for your home.
Mid Michigan Metal Sales is happy to announce we have established a business relationship with Decra Roofing Systems, a company with an over 50 year history in the industry, and will be offering Decra materials to their customer base.
As always, we continue to strive to offer our customers the best products the industry has to offer and the lowest prices. Combined with our commitment to customer service, we believe this makes Mid Michigan Metal Sales the “go-to” place for all your metal roofing needs.
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There are many metal roofing myths. Angie Hicks of Angie’s List recently revealed some of these in a video broadcast by ABC Action News in Tampa Florida.
One of the most common questions about metal roofing is “why”? What is the biggest difference when it comes to metal roofing vs shingles, other than the cost?
The question is easy to answer, but complicated at the same time. KPVM TV recently broadcast an Angie’s List comparison of metal roofing vs shingles. Angie’s List, as you probably know, is the foremost on company, service, and product reviews, weeding out the good from the bad.
The report shows the obvious and not so obvious advantages of metal roofing.