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Advice on metal roofing at beach – Effect of salt air on metal?

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What is your advice on metal roofing at the beach? Will the salt air affect the metal?

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  1. GBA Editor
    Martin Holladay | | #1

    Talk to the manufacturers and check their warranties. Some manufacturers will not provide a warranty if the metal roofing is installed close to the beach.

    Here is a web page with some discussion of the question:

  2. Expert Member
    Michael Maines | | #2

    The supplier our metal roof installer uses provides a 25 year warranty on painted aluminum roofing within 1/2 mile of the ocean, but no warranty for galvalume: and

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