01:17PM | 10/01/02
Member Since: 09/30/02
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We own a two-story house with a sunroom on each floor, which are stacked one on top of the other. The roof for the bottom floor sunroom consists of an 8" or so wide ledge of roof- which is flat and can be seen when leaning out the second floor sunroom window. I hope I'm making sense!

Anyway, we need to replace the material on this section of roof. One contractor swears by copper roofing, saying that it's the only thing that works, the other one is equally adamant about the "rubber" roofing. We don't know how to figure out what would be best. There's just a significant price difference between the two! The work does involve removing some siding and so there are seams between the roof and the wall to be taken into account.

Any opinions would be greatly appreciated!

Thank you!



01:55PM | 10/03/02
When applied properly either one should do the job well. I would be more concerned about the reputation of the contractor that is going to do the work.



04:33PM | 10/10/02
I agree that both will work fine. With that said then it becomes a matter of appearance and price. If you can afford it and would be looking down on it a lot, then I would go with the copper. If it something you don't see in the normal view then go with the rubber.


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