It’s easy to forget about how the roofers will access your roof when you’re shopping for a new roof, but it’s critical for the safety of your gutters. Standoffs and stabilizers will keep an excess of a few hundred pounds off your gutters, protecting your guttering system while your roof is replaced. Ask the roofing company whether they use ladder stabilizers or standoffs, and if they don’t, ask how they plan to protect your gutters. If they don’t have an answer or refuse to say, they’re not the roofing contractor for you.
For the purposes of this question, we are going to break down the types of metal roofing based on the roofing materials.