A very good option for the technically and architecturally high requirements of a pitched roof is the metal roof cover made of materials such as titanium-zinc, copper, aluminum, stainless steel or galvanized steel.
Metal roofing is an ideal solution for Austin buildings, where the climate is humid-subtropical with very hot and oppressive summers – and here is why:
1. The metal roof is reflective and does not heat up like other roofs
If other roofing materials require white coating or reflective paint to turn them into cool roofs and make them more energy efficient, if you opt for a metal roof, you will enjoy this without having to do anything extra. The metal roof does not absorb solar heat, which is not transferred indoors. You will not need to use the air conditioning so much during the summer, and the energy bills will decrease visibly.
Once properly installed, a metal roof can stand even as long as the house is standing, because it does not rot, crack, deform, break or peel and is fireproof. Such a roof will withstand very well various weather conditions.
3. Low maintenance cost
It is certainly not necessary to spend money on the maintenance of a metal roof. And even if you need to do a little maintenance work now and then, it will be limited to cleaning the roof of branches, leaves, dust or other debris accumulated during a season, checking the fastening screws and the quality of the paint layer. A metal roof makes a great Austin Roofing choice and is one of the most popular.