Many people are deciding to replace their existing roof with a metal roof, as they realize there are numerous advantages when doing so. However, people often don’t recognize when the metal roof needs to be replaced. Fortunately, there are signs a homeowner can look for to determine whether a repair will suffice or if a replacement roof is required.
Metal roofs are fastened with hardware, such as bolts and screws. With time, these fasteners become loose and a few may come out completely. When this happens, the roof may develop a large leak. There are situations where the leak can be fixed. However, it is often more cost-efficient to replace the roof than it is to fix a major leak. A professional roofer needs to examine the leak and the overall condition of the roof to make this determination.
As a metal roof ages, it tends to … Read More