Roofing materials are available in a wide range of shapes, sizes, textures and colors. The one you choose for your home will depend on the roof you are covering, the durability you need, the price you want to pay and the overall look you are aiming for.
Among the benefits of corrugated fiberglass roofing is that it is cheap and easy to install, is durable, keeps off the rain and allows natural light through. Find the stud get a nail and bang it in. It is also letting pass the light through as it blocks out the heat even on the hottest of summer days.
This type of roofing can be used to cover a wide range of areas around your home including back yards, patios, carports and greenhouses. Many types of translucent fiberglass roofing sheets also have a filter to stop ultraviolet rays from passing through it.
Fiberglass is such a versatile material. It is made, as the name suggests, from fine fibers of glass and is used extensively in water storage tanks, pipes, cars and boats as well as roofing materials. Fiberglass felt is used as a matting material on roofs and the material is also used fiberglass roofing sheets in which the glass fibers are reinforced with plastic resins to produce something called glass reinforced plastic.
It is also available in a wide range of colors and designs. When covering green houses, back yards and patios, wavy fiberglass with a ridge and groove pattern is known as corrugated fiberglass roofing sheets. This design combines strength with lightweight.
It must be said that there are also some downsides to it. From the benefits of corrugated fiberglass roofing – its low cost, easy installation and translucency – the disadvantages include the noise it makes when it’s raining, the danger of it blowing off in high wind, and the lack of protection from heat and cold.
You can decide based on your preference. Truly though, this type of roofing saves a ton of mess (especially on the financial aspect) on your side.