We would not recommend it. Adding more layers can hide any damage to your existing roof, including mold, rot, and water spots. It can also raise temperatures in your attic.
Learn how warm weather and UV rays affect asphalt, metal, and tile roofing.
When was the roof installed and by which roofer? When was the last inspection? Is the ventilation working properly?
If you want to safely perform your own metal roof inspections, we have a few suggestions that will help you out.
Does metal roofing attract lightning? What's better, steel or aluminum? Will metal reduce my insurance premium?
What is the best type of roof for high winds or a hurricane? According to FEMA, metal roofing is probably the best option.
Will a metal roof make my house hotter? The answer to that question depends on two main factors.
Can you install a metal roof over shingles? Why is a metal roof more expensive than shingles?
Should I get a new roof before selling my home? Do I need to remove my old roof before installing a new one?
Consistent exposure to salty air can absolutely cause corrosion and rust over time if the metal roof is not properly treated and maintained.
While some may point out potential concerns with metal roofs, the benefits absolutely outweigh the drawbacks for Florida homeowners.
Depending on the circumstances and the materials, either option could cost a lot of money. What you want to focus on is longevity.
Gutters are often neglected, especially on two story homes. But with the Florida rain and wind comes debris and possible damage.