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Frequently Asked Questions on Metal Roofing

1. Why should I consider a metal roof?

Metal roofing is the most practical roofing material on the market today because it offers a long-life alternative to problem-plagued roofing materials such as asphalt, clay, wood, and slate.

2. What will it look like?

Metal roofing products are available in a wide variety of styles and colors. Whether you prefer tiles, shingles, shakes, slate or traditional standing seam, there is a product to satisfy your taste.

3. lsn't a metal roof noisy?

This is a common question, and probably one of the biggest misconceptions about metal roofing. Most people think of an old barn roof where the metal is visible to the interior of the substructure, from a residential perspective, metal roofing is often installed over solid substrate. Further, attic space and insulation serve as additional sound barriers. Research has proven that metal isn't any noisier than traditional roofing products.

4. Isnít a metal roof expensive?

Metal roofing offers a homeowner a life-long solution. It's an investment in your homes future. Over the life of your home, metal roofing is the most economical material, because it will be the last roof you need to install. Traditional roofing materials have a very limited life expectancy before one is faced with the expense of another re-roof project.

5. Do I need to remove my existing roofing material?

One of the benefits of metal roofing is that it is lightweight, which allows it to be applied over existing roofing material however the answer to this question depends upon your local building code requirements and the condition of your current roofs substructure.

6. Does a metal roof attract lightning?

No, metal roofs will not attract lightning. Lightning is typically attracted to the highest point in an area, not exclusively metal objects. If lightning should strike a metal roof it may be safer than traditional roofing products, since a metal roof will help conduct and dissipate the electrical charge of lightning, also a metal roof is non-combustible so it will not burn if struck by lightning.

7. Won't metal rust or its paint finish fade?

All roofing used by R-Teck is manufactured from galvanized steel, which is the coating system that protects steel from corrosion, the cause of rust. In addition, the products are painted with a high performance paint finish that is guaranteed against fading and chalking.

8.What is the life expectancy of a metal roof before it needs to be replaced?

All metal roofing used by R-Teck is backed by a 50 year warranty. Actual performance, however can be well beyond 50 years.

9.Can metal roofing be installed in the winter months?

Absolutely, our installers work throughout the winter months. Our installers dress for the weather conditions and there are only a few days that they cannot work. Their workmanship is guaranteed. Not long after the application of a new metal roofing system, customers are referring R-TECK to their friends, family, neighbours & co-workers.