By Royalty Companies.
While there is no guarantee to protect your home against extreme weather events, understanding the role of roofing materials can help ensure the longevity of your roof. Florida homeowners are particularly susceptible this time of year to hurricanes and tropical storms. Understanding your options and how different types of roofing systems stand up against these storms can help you make an informed decision on your next roof.
Shingle and metal roofs are two of the most common types of roofs for homes. When it comes to hurricane resistance, metal roofs generally perform better than shingle roofs. But having a metal roof is not a foolproof solution. Doing research and working with your contractor is important to find the best solution for your home.
With that in mind, here are some reasons why metal roofs are often considered better against hurricanes:
However, there are some considerations to keep in mind:
If you live in an area prone to hurricanes, it’s essential to consider these factors and consult with a roofing professional to determine the best roofing solution for your specific circumstances. Additionally, other measures, such as reinforcing the roof structure and ensuring proper anchoring, are also important for enhancing the overall hurricane resistance of your home.
Original article source: Royalty Companies
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