Can Metal Roofs Be Repaired?
Standing seam metal roofs are beautiful, but sometimes repairs can be an ugly pain, specially on metal roofs.
The house in this video is in Bulverde, Texas, about 15 miles north of San Antonio. This standing seam metal roof is original to the house. These roof leaks have been happening for years. One area had been repaired previously. Finding a skilled metal roofing contractor can be difficult, but not to worry.
The majority of roofing contractors specialize in asphalt shingles. About 20 to 30% incorporate metal roofing services, and about 5 to 10% of metal roofing contractors do metal roof repairs. Many don’t want to deal with it. This because you need a skilled metal roofer to do so.
The thing about metal roof repairs, specifically standing seam, one needs a specialized screw and individual to properly remove panels with little to no collateral damage, make wood deck repairs, waterproof, and re-install the metal panels.
This process can be simple… if you know what you’re doing.
In the video, we showcase the removal of the metal, the wood decking repairs we had to make, waterproofing, fabricating the metal on site, installing and ceiling critical areas.
Whats the life expectancy of metal roofs?
24 gage metal roof usually last from 60-80 year + depending on weather, installation and how close to the coast the property is. Generally speaking, a metal roof should last about 80 years.
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