Durability: It is one of the most durable roofing materials in Nigeria.
With aluminum roofing sheet, you won’t have to worry about rust and can trust that your roofing material will remain in place for the coming 25-50 ዓመታት.
Easy to work with: It is lightweight and easy to install. It is easy to move about and is quite flexible.
Heat Conduction: Aluminum roofing sheet might not provide you with the same heat absorbing features found in local huts but it’s one of the best options out there if you are looking for a roofing sheet that can help keep your home temperature at minimal levels on a sunny day in Nigeria.
This type of roofing sheet often comes with shiny surfaces which, in practice, reflects heat rays from the sun and does not heat up the room quickly.
Colorful: The sheet provides you with a unique way to beautify your home by giving you a wide range of colors to choose from. You can now choose colors that match your home paintings, or even a combination of different colors.
Almost every good thing comes at a price and aluminum roofing sheet is not different.
Noise Level: It is one of the most ‘noisy’ types of roofing materials and this will become evident after the first rainfall in your new home.
Aside from during rainfall, it also makes annoying noise on sunny days. This is because the metal undergoes expansion during the day resulting in noise at almost every joint. Such noise is also common with corrugated iron roofing sheet.
If you’d prefer a more quiet roofing sheet, your best options out there is the more expensive coated roofing sheet.
Leaks Easily: If your aluminum roofing sheet is properly installed, you won’t have to fear any leaks for any length of time but often a little mistake can easily result in leakage. Ensure your installers uses cap nails during installation to minimize damage to the roofing sheet.
A bit More Expensive: Though Aluminium roofing sheet is not the most expensive type of roofing sheet in Nigeria, its price is surprisingly high considering that aluminum is quite abundant.
This high cost might be due in part to the high demand by most homeowners in Nigeria as well as the exchange rate in the international market since they are usually imported into the country.
Aluminium roofing sheet is an excellent roofing material and is currently the trending material among homeowners in Nigeria. It gives you the opportunity to beautify your home by providing you with a wide selection of colors to pick from and is quite easy to work with.
If you can overlook the noise level, you’d find that it’s worth every penny you’ll spend on it.
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