There are many reasons why so many people choose metal roofing for their building, shops, and homes. It’s inexpensive, easy to install and, if taken care of properly, it has a very long lifespan - making it a smart investment for many builders and property owners. However, without routine and proper maintenance, that investment may be jeopardized.
There are a lot of ways a metal roof can take on damages. Some damages are major while others are considered minor. The truth is even small damages can create big problems in a metal roof if not addressed in an appropriate and timely manner - turning that minor damage into a major repair.
Inclement weather can bring heavy wind, rain, snow, and ice. These things can damage metal roofs in a variety of ways including rusting, denting/bending, or even completely removing panels.
There’s no real way to completely protect your roof from the elements, but with routine inspection, you will be proactively protecting yourself from having to do too much in the line of repairs.
If you have a metal roof, do yourself a favor. Download our FREE Roof Maintenance Manual.
It’s full of direction on how to safely and properly service your metal roof, allowing you to inspect and repair your roof the right way. This resource also comes with a handy roof maintenance record that you can fill out to keep track of all roof activity. So you can keep your investment sound for many years to come!