The material you choose for your roof is a big decision. Your roof will be protecting your home for 20 + years and will affect your life on a daily basis for that time period. With so many different materials out there, it can be confusing trying to decide which one is the best. Here at GSM Roofing, we utilize the latest technology and highest quality materials to provide you a metal roof that lasts! Many people are concerned about the heat and metal roofing systems, and we’re here to debunk the myths surrounding heat and metal roofs.

Metal Roofs Make Your Home Hotter

There are many factors that are at play when it comes to the temperature in your home. Metal roofs depending on the material that they are made with do absorb heat, but that heat is not transferred to the home. Other things that could play into the equation would be your insulation and ventilation in the attic/roof area.
Common Myths About Heat and Metal Roofs 1

Material Matters

Going along with the hotter home topic is how much heat your roof will absorb. As mentioned above, depending on the material your roof may absorb more or less heat. A copper roof for instance will absorb a lot of heat, while a stainless steel roof does not absorb much heat at all.

To learn more about how we can help you save money on your energy bills and protect your home with a new metal roof, give us a call! Our experts would be happy to discuss the benefits of a metal roof with you and make sure you are satisfied with your decision!