8/10/2009

Patching a problematic roof is rarely a permanent solution, writes Alan J. Heavens. He recommends that consumers who are considering roof repairs always get a second opinion. Heavens also noted that metal roofs tend to be more durable than traditional roofs and reduce midday heat. However, metal roofs are more expensive than traditional roofs, so consumers should carefully weigh cost and benefits, Heavens notes.

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