These days, metal roofs are no longer seen just on barns and other industrial buildings. In the past few years, they’ve become popular among homeowners as well due to their durability. And did you know that there are things you can do to make your metal roof last even longer? In today’s article, the storm damage roof repair specialists at Arrowhead Roofing share three tips to further extend your metal roof’s life expectancy.
Trim the trees around your property regularly. Abrasions, scratches and dents on your metal roof can be a real eyesore. They’re also quite difficult to repair. To prevent this from happening, be sure to regularly trim any branches that are hanging over your house. The constant rubbing of a branch or limb can cause damage to your roof’s finish.
Check sealants. You’d be hard-pressed to find a sealant that will last as long as your metal roof. This means that you’ll eventually need to replace it or touch it up to keep your roof leak-free and in good shape. If your metal roof is getting on in years, be sure to have a custom metal roofing contractor check the seals for you.
Schedule regular maintenance. Even a durable roofing material like metal won’t be completely impervious to the elements. To ensure that it lasts as long as advertised, roofing contractors recommend that you have your roof thoroughly inspected at least twice every year.
Arrowhead Roofing is your trusted full-service residential and commercial roofing company with over 30 years of experience. Whether you’re thinking about a full roof replacement or simply need to have your roof inspected, don’t hesitate to give us a call at (918) 743-9257. Alternatively, you can fill out our contact form to get a free roof replacement estimate.