Fact or Fiction?
A metal roof will increase the likelihood of your house getting struck by lightning? While metal conducts electricity, electricity is not drawn to it. Since a metal roof is non-combustible, it is actually safer than some other roof types like wood.
Rain Makes a Racket
Metal roofs are noisy in the rain? Not so. Since the roof is generally installed over an existing roof with attic space and insulation, it is generally no louder than other roof types. It may even be quieter.
The Usual Bliss
Extra Cold in Winter
A metal roof will make your house colder in winter? Actually, a metal roof has no effect on the temperature of the typical vented attic in winter. It’s the insulation under (or on top of) the floor of your attic that keeps you warm.
Home Scan Inspection
Get the help you need for the home you want—sign up for the Bob Vila newsletter today!