For Immediate Release
One tough choice almost all homeowners eventually face is what type of material to use to build or replace their roof. Popular choices are asphalt or fiberglass shingles, wood or cedar shake or shingles, clay tiles, slate, fibrous cement - and steel. Steel roofs? Did you think they were just for commercial buildings? Isn't a steel roof just a big, clunky metal-looking roof that belongs in an industrial park? You may not have noticed, but many homes are being roofed with steel. The reason you may not notice is because newer steel roofs are coated to look like conventional shingles, slate or tile. They even come in a variety of colors. Why are people selecting steel roofs over other materials, even though they often cost more? For a number of reasons, starting with safety.