A Michigan homeowner asked:
My home is adjacent to two horse chestnut trees. In the fall I hear the nuts falling and rolling off my current dimensional shake roof to the 1st floor roof below.
I am considering a standing seam metal roof but wonder if it will look like it endured several hailstorms after a couple of years.
Will a heavier gauge metal roof stand up to the impact? Maybe this is one application that should not go metal?
Some of the more heavily formed and textured metal roofs, such as shake and tile and shingle profiles, will resist damage of this nature but also will mask any such damage that may occur.
Todd's expertise comes from his years of experience in metal roofing manufacturing. As president of Isaiah Industries, based in Piqua Ohio, Todd runs a several of the world’s leading manufacturers of residential metal roofing; Classic Metal Roofing Systems, Kassel & Irons, and Green American Home. His personal goal is to educate homeowners of the long-life benefits of metal roofing.
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