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Most of the time
8%
Some of the time
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Question: Does metal roofing rust?
Top Answer (43% of 105 votes): Some of the time.

Answer: Yes
Explanation: only if deeply scratched
Suburban Home Improvements
Answer: No
Explanation: No they don’t rust .Because of the material the roofs are made with today
D.A. Meadows Cleaning Service LLC
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Metal does rust – as do old roofs made of tin, aluminum, and steel. With the right protective coating, a metal roof can fight against oxidation and the formation of rust.
Scheidt Home Inspection
ProMatcher
Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: Metal roofs have a protective coating to prevent rust. If rust spots appear you should get them treated as soon as possible by a metal roof specialist to avoid any more damage.
Moran Property Inspections
Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: Usually the fasteners begin to rust first
Spotlight Home Inspection L.L.C.
Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: Certain types of metal roofing can rust.
InFocus Inspection
ProMatcher
Answer: Most of the time
Explanation: Treated or painted usually last longer, yet eventually metal rusts...
North State Inspections
Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: Metal roofing will sometimes rust over long periods of time.
Kairos Home Inspections
Answer: Yes
Explanation: most metal roofing is a finished steel which will rust if finish is damaged
Huskey Home Inspection, LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Over time metal oxidizes.
Morrow Inspection Services, PLLC
Answer: Yes
Explanation: All metal corrodes or rusts if it is not maintained.
Best Choice Inspections
Answer: No
Explanation: Most metal roofs are treated aluminum and will not rust
At Ease Home Inspection
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: made of aluminum.
Vico Home Inspection
Answer: No
Explanation: The metal roofing we install is Galvalume. As long as the metal remains galvanized it will not rust.
Cape Fear Exteriors
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Newer metal roofing material has made great strides in paint, which will prevent metal roofs from rusting, however the issues is dents. Hail or a tree branch can dent a roof and break the paint surface which then allows for the roof to rust. All roofs should have regular inspections for prevention.
Honest Home Inspections & Milwaukee Mold Inspector
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Depending on the material and age of the roof.
House and Home Inspection Services
Answer: No
Explanation: No, because it made out of galvalume. You can get some of the rusts if you get a old tin roof used on barns and stuff but as far as new metal roofing, it’s made out of galvalume and sometimes it even has a painted coating on there but they do not rust.
Certified Real Estate Inspectors
Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: It can if not maintained properly.
Home Inspection Solutions
ProMatcher
Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: Metal roofing, like any other component of a home needs routine maintenance to maintain is intended purpose.
J. Michael Simon, LLC
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Metal roofing, like any other component of a home needs routine maintenance to maintain is intended purpose.
Rightway Residential Home Inspections
Answer: Yes
Explanation: If not paid ted
Saul Reyes Contracting.
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: Newer metal panels will not rust.
A Better Choice Home Inspection, Co
Answer: Most of the time
Explanation: There is a polymer coating to prevent corrosion. It is highly recommended to treat the roof about once a year.
Your Home Property Consultants
Answer: Most of the time
Explanation: It will rust if not maintained and sealed properly.
Clearview Home Inspections Eccl.9:10
ProMatcher
Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: Ive seen it.
Temple Painting
Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: Depending on the material used.
NH Roof Consulting & Inspection
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Most metal roofing is usually made of steel and steel rusts. The steel is protected with a surface coating and resists corrosion. When the coating is scratched or wears away, rust will form.
Corley Home Inspections, LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: Galvanized metal roofing will eventually rust, when the coating wears off. Aluminum roofing will not rust.
Certipro Home Inspections
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