The last step of closing in our newly framed home that was being built was the metal roof. My wife and I had a lot of discussions with the contractor building our new home as to what type of roof we should choose. Originally, we were going to go with the standard wood sheathing topped with roof felt and asphalt shingles. Then we thought about longevity, and we considered tile and even concrete for a roof before construction began. Then we investigated those colorful metal roofs and called a company that does roof installation in Brooklyn NY to learn more about them.
We thought they might be noisy, so the builder actually arranged for us to go into another home that was being built with a metal roof already installed. The interior of the home was being finished. Some heavy rainstorms were forecast for a Saturday, and the home’s owner and the builder agreed to give us a key to go spend some time in the unfinished house at the peak of the storms. Continue reading