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Can I walk on my metal roof?

Generally yes, you can walk on a metal roof. But like walking on any roof, be...

 

What is the advantage of a steel roof?

A steel roof does not support the growth of moss, mildew or fungus. They are also lightweight and can withstand severe weather. They also last...

 

Will an aluminum or steel roof attract lightning?

Aluminum or steel roofs do not attract lightning. However, if the roof were struck by lightning, it would safely dissipate the charge throughout the...

 

What kind of nails do I use with a steel panel roof?

The most common nail to use is a nail with a washer that seals the hole from leaking. This is used because, unlike shingles, the nail on a steel...

 

Why are some metal roofs called “standing seam”?

A standing seam roof is one where the seam between sheets is raised to be above the sheet, and therefore is less likely to...

 

Won’t an aluminum or steel roof be noisy in the rain?

Not necessarily. Aluminum shingles should be installed over a solid deck, and the insulation in the attic as well as any insulation between the...

 
 
 
 


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