Benefits of metal roofing for Massachusetts homeowners:
Metal roofs offer variety of styles and colors and will satisfy even the most demanding homeowners in Massachusetts. When installing a new metal roof, you can choose between traditional standing seam metal roofing (vertical panels common in New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont), Beautiful Metal Shingles, made to look like a natural slate, concrete tile and cedar shingles, while costing the same amount or considerably less. You can also get your metal roof to look as a Spanish Tile roof – barrel tile and flat tiles.
With metal roof you also get a wide variety of different metal choices: from a very durable galvanized steel, rust-free aluminum, to patina-colored copper roofing and aged zinc / bronze metal roofs.
Professional Metal Roofing installation:
While most metal roofing systems are well designed, it is very important to also have it professionally installed by trained roof mechanics with experience in metal roofing installation, flashing and repair. Your regular roofer who specializes in asphalt shingle roofs will not be able to properly install a metal roof as there are too many tricks specific to metal roofing trade, and common leak spots such as flashing around chimneys, skylights and valleys will leak as a result of a metal roof installation performed by untrained and inexperienced roofers.
The results of metal roof installation by untrained roofers will be your leaking roof and you trying to find this roofer and waiting for them to come back and fix the problem, which is also often the case with shingle and rubber roofs.