Metal roofs are indestructible compared to other types of roofing like wood shingles, but they still require routine maintenance and periodic restoration. An experienced roofing contractor in Thailand can guide you how to properly maintain a metal roof so you can get many years of service.
Metal roofs (which is also known as ‘หลังคาเมทัล‘ in the Thai language) are tough, but they are also susceptible to weathering like any other roofing material. Placed as a first line defense against the weather on any building, it takes the brunt of rain, wind, hail, snow and other types of natural events.
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The neglected metal roof is also subject to deterioration from ultraviolet rays. One of the main metal roof issues that arises is rust. Rust may be the result of weather conditions exposing raw metal, faulty seams, and water leakage.
Rust is more likely in older metal roofs that have been exposed to acid rain, corrosive air pollution, faulty manufacturing, improper application of rust preventing coatings. The important point to keep in mind about rust is that it, you need to get rid of it as soon as it’s discovered.
Inspecting Your Metal Roof
Metal roof should be inspected annually for signs of leaks or rust. Leaks result from poor maintenance, over tightening of fasteners and rust. The most leaks on metal roofing can be easily repaired.
A metal roof contractor will check for leaks, rust, damage due to debris and fix the problem easily and also install a special metal roofing coating which will ensure that you get many more years of maintenance free service.