ADCO Metals - Metal Roofing FAQ

1. How do I stop a metal roof from leaking?

If your metal roof starts to leak it normally means a screw needs replacement or the flashings need attention.

2. Does a metal roof attract lightning?

This is a myth! A metal roof has no greater chance of being struck by lightning more than any other type of roof. Actually, a metal roof retracts the lightning which can help your home from catching fire when struck.

3.   How can a metal roof help me save money on energy bills?

A metal roof can help your attic stay cooler. It reflects the majority of the sun’s rays, so it doesn’t retain as much heat as wood, asphalt shingles, tiles or cement. This can help you significantly reduce your energy bills.

4.   Can I replace the screws on my metal roof?

Yes, you can replace the screws on your metal roof. Choose from mechanical galvanized or stainless steel options in 1-1/2”, 2” or 2-1/2” sizes when looking to replace screws that have failed. SP point drills easily and oversized 5/8” EPDM washer seals tightly. Fasten aluminum panels effortlessly using the SS screw. All colors available to match to your roof color.

5.   Does a metal roof make noise when it rains?

No, contrary to popular belief, when installed over solid decking a metal roof is not noisy when it rains. In fact, according to one study, a metal roof’s noise levels are about the same as other products like asphalt shingles, wood shakes, or clay tiles. The idea that metal roofing is noisy most likely comes from installations over open framing. An open framed installation does increase the noise a metal roof creates.

6.   How much does a metal roof protect my home from fire and damage from weather?

A metal roof does not burn and support combustion. It also protects it from wind during hurricanes, because it outperforms all other roofing products. Hail will not penetrate a metal roof during a hail storm. It also protects against water damage to the structure.

7.   Can a metal roof save money on my homeowners insurance?

Yes, some insurance companies are adding discounts to your homeowners. Call and check with your homeowners company and see if they do. Many insurance companies are seeing how durable a metal roof protects your home against hail and wind damage, because of the quality and durability of a metal roof.

8.   Can a metal roof be installed over my current shingle roof?

Yes, a metal roof can be installed over your old roof. This saves money and time on removing your current roof and adds more insulation to help with energy cost.

9.   Why would I spend a little more for a metal roof?

Regular roofing material has a shorter life span than a metal roof and will need to be replaced more often. Over time with the expense of changing an ordinary roof a metal roof will last far longer and add value to your home. It will also save you money in the overtime.

10.   Are all metal roofing products the same?

No. Some manufacturers may use cheap paint with no primer, which causes early fading, rusting and chalking to your metal roof.

ADCO Metals - Website FAQ

1. What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you fill out a form.

When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, e-mail address, mailing address or phone number. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

2. What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To personalize your experience - your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs.
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We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order.

We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to?keep the information confidential.

After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be stored on our servers.

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We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

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9. Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.

10. Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

64101 Hwy 434
Lacombe, LA 70445
(985) 882-3222

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