PORTLAND, OR — It plays a major role in a
home’s curb appeal, yet surprisingly, it’s often the area most overlooked by
There’s no doubt that a solid roof is key
for resell value and home protection. But experts say roofs are vastly
under-appreciated for their ability to enhance a home’s architectural style and
Another trap that can trip up homeowners is
falling for a certain roof style that may not perform well in their particular
region. For example, the look of wood shakes is popular in the West, yet roofs
made with wood are the least practical choice when it comes to standing up to
heavy rainfall and snow, and in hot seasons, protecting against dangers such as
These factors are a big reason why metal
roofs have become increasingly popular. Metal roofs are available in a wide
range of colors and design options that can mimic slate, clay tile and even
wood shakes and asphalt but can also deliver maximum long-term, low maintenance
performance and protection.
For more information on choosing the right roof for today's most popular architectural styles and to see how your home would look with a metal roof with the Metal Roofing
Alliance’s online visualizer, visit https://www.metalroofing.com/news/hot-housing-market-maximizing-curb-appeal-starts-at-top/.
About Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA)
Representing metal roofing manufacturers in the United States and Canada, the Metal Roofing Alliance was formed in 1998 as a nonprofit organization to help educate consumers about the many benefits of metal roofs. The main objective of MRA is to increase awareness of the beauty, durability and money-saving advantages of quality metal roofs among homeowners, as well as to provide support for metal roofing businesses and contractors. For more information, visit MRA.
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