Selecting the right underlayments for a lifetime metal roof should be a primary concern for anyone thinking about specifying or choosing to install a metal roof on their home. The quality and type of underlayments used on the project in the long term will affect the overall performance of the roof.
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Metal roofing has become a popular choice due to its longevity, beauty, and performance. It is an environmentally friendly choice as well. In addition to out-performing all other roof types during harsh winters, the metal roofing revolution has gained market and mind share because metal roofing manufacturers are offering more choices in colors and styles to meet the demands of a discriminating residential market. From advanced standing seam systems to interlock metal roofing shingles, there are a lot of choices!
So you have decided that a metal roof might be the right solution for your home. The final decisions to be made are what product or products will you use and what color? The quality of the product will, as we shall see, be intimately tied to the strength of the factory and installer warranties offered on the product.
So you have decided on an aluminum metal roof for your home. You have made a great decision. The next question you might want to ask yourself is who is going to install my new roof? Is the company I purchased my roof from installing it with their own employees, or is some other company, maybe a subcontractor, going to do the installation? You might ask, what is the big deal if a subcontractor is going to be installing my new metal roof?