Top 4 Myths About Metal Roofing

Metal is a popular choice for residential roofing. There are still many myths about this roofing material. Reggie Reed Roofing dispels four of the most common myths surrounding metal roofing so that you can make informed decisions.

  1. They make cool nights colder – Any experienced contractor will tell you that a metal roof won’t make your house feel colder in winter. Your indoor temperature will not be affected by your metal roof if your attic is well ventilated.
  2. They are a Lightning Magnet.Word says that metal roofs have a high chance of being struck by lightning. This is a common misconception about conductivity and attraction. While metal conducts electricity but isn’t attracted, it doesn’t attract to it. Reggie Reed Roofing recommends metal roofing systems for their excellent fire protection. Metal panels, like tiles roofing products won’t ignite if struck by lightning.
  3. Hail hits can cause hailstones to lose their form –Normal-sized hailstones will not damage your metal roof. You won’t notice any significant damage or dents to your roof after a hailstorm.
  4. They are Noisy during Rain –Not always. Insulated attics help reduce the noise of rain on metal roofs. Metal roofs emit no more noise than other systems. Cool metal roofs are a great way to make your home more comfortable throughout the year.

Reggie Reed Roofing recommends metal roofing for its many benefits. Metal roofs can provide beauty, durability, and energy efficiency.

This post was written by Reggie Reed! Reggie is a state-certified roofing contractor and co-owner of He is a 4th generation roofing contractor. RR Roofing offers a wide variety of roofing services for residential homes, apartment complexes, condos, commercial buildings, churches, and more. Reggie enjoys dedicating his spare time to helping underprivileged youth in his community and traveling with his family and friends.

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