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How Metal Roofing Can Prevent Hail Damage

by | Nov 30, 2022

Superior Commercial Roofing & Contracting

The main purpose of a roof is to protect people from the sometimes unpredictable weather. And metal roofing certainly is one of the most resistant types you can find on the construction market, offering you protection against excessive temperatures, hail storms, and so on.

As a matter of fact, according to Atlanta roofing specialists at Superior Commercial Roofing & Contracting, (superiorcommercialroofing.com/) hail is one of the most threatening elements for mostly any roofing system, and these natural phenomena tend to be more and more frequent all across the USA. Hail can damage your roof depending on the hail size, on the type of material you have for your roofing system, on the roof’s slope, the age of your roof, and on the speed of the wind.

For instance, an asphalt roof can be seriously impacted by hail storms, which often result in granule loss, spots, and premature aging, in general. Metal roofs, on the other hand, are renowned for their great resistance to hail. In fact, many insurance companies offer reduced rates for houses which have metal roofing systems.

We should note the fact that really large sized hails can still affect your metal roof, by denting or puncturing, but these are really minor damages as compared to other roofing materials. A good solution would be to go for thicker metal sheets.