Guest User
6/30/2015
We live on a very wooded lot and our home does not receive much sunlight. We get moss and leaves/pine needles on the roof. Does a metal roof withstand these issues?
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6/30/2015
Yes and no. Will a metal roof be far more resistant to growing moss...yes. The fact is that most require moisture to grow and roofs that can absorb and hold moisture (i.e. shakes, asphalt, etc.) will provide a much better growing substrate. Metal does not absorb moisture by comparison but you can have enough accumulated atmospheric or biological debris and that can serve as the moisture reservoir. If that does happen, the roof can have some moss growth on it but it will pale in comparison. A simple roof wash applied on an annual basis should keep it looking quite good.
Guest User
7/3/2015
Thank you, we appreciate the information.
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7/5/2015
Your welcome Wendy. Good luck with the project and keep us posted how it turns out. Some before and after pictures are always welcome too!
Dick Bus
7/6/2015
I would recommend that you install an aluminum roof system as opposed to steel. Any debris in the valley will hold moisture and cause premature failure.

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