Why Use Metal Roofs

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There are several roofing materials that are available but metal roofs are said to better than the others. It is preferred by more people because of the made advantages that it gives. In the United States alone, including the cities of Naples, Marco Island, Bonita Springs and Fort Myers, its 10 percent of the residential houses use metal roofs.

Metal roofs are made from different materials. It can be made from corrugated galvanized steel, a combination of zinc, silicone-coated steel and aluminium, metal tile sheets, stainless steel, copper, aluminium and stone-coated steel.

Advantages of Using Metal Roofs

Tile Roofs Advantages and Disadvantages

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Tile roofs have been around for centuries. It was first used in the 3rd millennium BC in Greece. The early roof tiles were made from clay and slate, which were the ready materials. Now, the modern ones are made from concrete and plastic.

There are several types of roof tiles. The flat tiles are the simplest of all and are laid in an overlapping fashion. Imbrex and tegula are designed to have Roman patterns, which are the combination of curves and flats to make a rain channel. Pantiles have S-shaped look, which makes it easy to hook together. It was famous in the 19th Century in the US and England. Antefixes, on the other hand are vertical blocks. There are also interlocking roof tiles that look like the pantile but have additional top locks. Mission or barrel tiles, on the other hand, have semi-cylindrical shape.

The Advantages of Tile Roofs

Skylights Advantages From Castilla Roofing

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skylights advantages

Skylights in the simplest explanation is that portion of the house or building that is covered with a transparent covering that allows the light from the outside enter the space and keep out the other elements like rain and snow. This feature of the building provides natural lighting into the space inside.

There are different materials that skylights are made from but the most common is glass and plastic. It is usually installed at the portion of the roof that is why it is also called a roof window. Skylights can also be installed at the side of the building or at the walls.

Skylights Advantages