We Answer Frequently Asked Questions About Metal Roofing


Metal is currently one of the most popular materials for both residential and commercial roofing. This roofing option is highly durable, energy-efficient, and sustainable. With proper care, it can last for more than five decades. It also comes in a wide variety of colors, styles and finishes that will increase your property’s value and curb appeal.

Metal Roofing

A trusted roofing contractor answers some of your most frequently asked questions about metal roofing.

Do Metal Roofs Produce Loud Noise When It Rains?

Among the top myths about metal roofing is that it is loud when it is raining. It is also one reason some people are skeptical about the material. The truth is, with sufficient insulation, a metal roof will not create loud noises during rainfall just like any other roofing material.

Do Metal Roofs Rust?

While steel roofing can rust, aluminum roofs do not. Rust usually develops on the exposed edges of steel roofs and scratches made during manufacturing or installation. You can keep your roof from rusting by investing in a steel alloy with high zinc content. Also, make sure to hire an experienced contractor for your roof replacement project.

Will a Metal Roof Absorb More Heat From the Sun

Modern metal roofing comes with high-reflectivity coatings that deflect solar energy and heat. Standard shingles take in more heat from the sun than metal roofing. A metal roof can even reduce your heating and cooling costs by up to 20%.

Do Metal Roofs Attract Lightning?

Another popular misconception about metal roofing is that it attracts lightning strikes. It does not increase the probability of a lightning strike. In case of a lightning strike, it will not ignite nor get caught in flames since it is non-combustible.

For your roof repair and replacement needs, you can depend on Bone Dry Roofing. Call us at (636) 489-1830 or fill out our contact form to schedule an appointment. We serve clients in St. Louis, MO, and nearby communities.




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We had Bone Dry do masonry, roofing & gutter for us. Everyone we dealt with was professional, polite & on time. We were actually amazed how fast they did the roof & it looked great. Actually everything looked great
Debra B.
The experience of working with all of the folks at Bone Dry Roofing was top notch. Detailed photos and videos were provided for the initial inspection of the roof and then multiple photos were provided throughout the installation. I live in another state and was very well pleased working with them long distance. They made it very easy and stress free. The shingle roof - and all new decking - was replaced in less than 7 hours. Other teams of theirs will be back to replace the b pipe and the gutters next week.
Liz B.
AJ Snow and his crew did a fantastic job. I got pictures and text throughout the project until completion. Will always use Bone Dry Roofing. That are very good and do great work!
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