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I'm looking to install a steel standing seam roof on an older house, and am located in the front range, Colorado.
It seems that 24gauge is the norm around here, and major hail storms are also the norm. It is a 4/12 roof.
I'm concerned about two aspects:
And I understand that quality of installation, color, and pencil ribs or similar can help mitigate oil canning.
I'm of the mindset that even if I have asthetic damage to the roof, if it is in good functional condition and damage is not highly obvious, that replacing (for instance)
Every situation in regards to hail will be unique. I have had a metal roof on my home for 24 years. During that time, we have had two hail storms that damaged my car in the driveway but the roof still looks like new. To me, one benefit to metal is that it retains its hail resistance even as it ages. I generally though do not suggest signing a cosmetic waiver in return for an insurance discount. Are there any questions I can answer for you?
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