There are a lot of reasons to choose metal and steel roofing: ROI, energy efficiency, aesthetic adaptability and the wide range of style options available. But there’s one more reason steel roofing in Toronto should be on your list of home or business improvements this year: low maintenance. When compared to the most common form of roofing steel roofing provides significant savings on both short and long term maintenance.
Maintenance can represent a significant long term burden in both time and money and always needs to be factored into the cost of a particular roof. Take a look at the maintenance requirements of both steel:
Maintenance Requirements for Steel Roofing
- Washing the roof – In the springtime and maybe in the fall, you can hose down your roof to clear it of dust, dirt and any leaves that may have gotten stuck.
- Inspecting after extreme weather events – There may be high winds that send branches and other flying debris into your roof. As such, it’s smart to inspect the roof after inclimate weather.
- Replacing damaged panels – In the unlikely event, your inspection revealed any damaged panels simply call the company that installed the roof and inform them of the problem. They should be happy to replace any panels for you in a timely fashion.
Maintaining your steel roof is a less intensive task than maintaining asphalt shingles. This is why steel roofing in has taken off in recent years. If you’d like to learn more about steel roofing give Superior Steel Roofing a call at 1-888-617-ROOF (7663) and talk to one of their steel and metal roofing professionals.