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Is it better to have a metal roof or shingles?

Lower Long-Term Cost – As we will discuss later, metal roofing is more expensive as a one-time cost. That being said, metal roofing is typically less expensive in the long-term because one metal roof (one lasts 60+ years) can easily outlast at least three asphalt shingle roofs (one lasts 15-20 years).

Why do metal roofs make noise?

The reason sounds can be amplified in the standing seam/rigid board insulation/metal decking assembly is the clips holding the standing seam roof down are fastened to the metal decking with long screws. … The noise is ultimately created by a cantilevered fastener; plain and simple.”

How loud is a metal roof when it rains?

52 decibels

How do I stop my roof from creaking?

Spray foam insulation added to the attic ceiling, immediately opposite the roof, will keep the wood frame and rafters at a more steady temperature. That will mitigate the wood contraction that causes creaking sounds from the roof.

Why does my house creak when it’s windy?

As for what’s causing the problem and the noise, it’s pretty simple: When the wind is blowing against your roof or your attic side walls, the pressure of the wind is causing the wood framing to flex. … Be sure the engineer is a residential expert with substantial experience in working on houses that creak in the wind.