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Benefits of copper metal systems
More and more homeowners nowadays decide to replace their old roof with a metal roofing systems. Considering some of the other option available on the market, there is an obvious reason behind the metal roofing system craze that is currently occurring in the US.
Metal roofs are generally durable, with the AVERAGE life expectancy of around 50 years. Not only that, they use a portion of recycled materials during the installation, and to top it off after you’re done with using them, you can completely recycle them, finding yet another purpose for the metal. Moreover, metal systems are environmentally friendly in a way that they lower the temperature of the area surrounding your home, and consequently lowering the urban heat island effect of the city you inhabit.
The popular choices in metal roofing materials include steel, aluminum, zinc, and copper. Although they are a bit on the expensive side of the spectrum, once you’ve taken into consideration all of the work and money put into other types of roofing, metal roofing systems can in the end come off as cheap.
Copper is considered to be one of the high-quality materials used for roofing purposes. Copper roofing systems have been used for centuries both in the US and in Europe. Many homeowners have recognized the potential hiding behind copper roofs. Once installed, they probably won’t have to be removed or replaced in your lifetime. By using „probably“ in the previous sentence, I was leaving room for unexpected and extreme weather conditions which may not only damage your roof, but can also bring demise to your entire household.
There are many benefits to installing copper roofing systems. First of all, it gives your home an elegant look you’ve always wanted to achieve. Its initial color is a recognizable shade between bright orange and brown. Although that’s its initial color, many advancements in the field of roofing have allowed for the development of many other options when it comes to the color and style.
The extreme level of durability provided by copper roofing systems is best presented on the example of the Old Church in Philadelphia, which was built over four centuries ago, in 1742. The original copper roofing still stands, providing the best marketing.
Copper roofing systems are extremely functional when it comes to preventing any weather-related damage. Actually, no other roof can match the level of security provided for by copper. It’s not flammable and can provide exceptional protection against the common problem, flooding.
It is also relatively lightweight, which means it can be installed on many homes throughout the US, unlike some other metals.
Moreover, it requires little to no level of maintenance. It’s not susceptible to rotting, rusting or corrosion. It also doesn’t need to be coated or finished to provide the same level of functionality. Although the initial cost may seem high, it’s well worth it in the long run.
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