Our Commitment to Preventing Galvanic Corrosion

When it comes to roofing projects, there’s more to it than meets the eye. Beyond the striking aesthetics and functional aspects, there’s a crucial detail that often goes unnoticed but is paramount for the longevity and structural integrity of your roof – preventing galvanic corrosion. At Roofing in the Hamptons, we don’t just build roofs; we craft enduring shields that stand the test of time. Here’s how we prove our confidence and ability to safeguard your investment from the threat of galvanic corrosion.

Understanding the Menace of Galvanic Corrosion

Galvanic corrosion is a silent and insidious enemy that can wreak havoc on your roofing system. It occurs when dissimilar metals come into contact with each other and are exposed to moisture, creating a corrosive reaction. Over time, this corrosion can lead to material deterioration, leaks, and even structural damage, rendering your roof vulnerable and less effective.

Our Commitment to Metal Compatibility

One of the primary ways we combat galvanic corrosion is by prioritizing metal compatibility. We understand that not all metals play nicely together, and choosing the wrong combination can be detrimental to your roofing system’s health. That’s why we adhere to a strict code of using compatible metals in our projects.

Copper as a Guardian Against Corrosion

In a recent roofing project, our decision to use copper flashing on both the chimneys and the step flashing was not arbitrary. It was a deliberate choice rooted in our commitment to preventing galvanic corrosion. Copper has a unique advantage in the world of roofing – it’s highly compatible with many other common roofing metals, including steel and aluminum.

By incorporating copper into our projects, we create a protective barrier that not only enhances the aesthetics of your roof but also shields it from the corrosive effects of dissimilar metals. Copper’s inherent resistance to galvanic corrosion ensures that your roof remains resilient in the face of the elements, safeguarding your home for years to come.

The Proof Is in the Longevity

Our roofing projects are living testaments to our confidence and ability to prevent galvanic corrosion. We’ve seen firsthand how our meticulous attention to metal compatibility, coupled with the strategic use of copper, has extended the lifespan of roofs and preserved their structural integrity. It’s not just about building a roof; it’s about building a roof that endures.

Trust Roofing in the Hamptons for Your Peace of Mind

When you choose Roofing in the Hamptons, you’re choosing more than just a roofing contractor; you’re choosing a partner dedicated to the long-term well-being of your home. Our commitment to preventing galvanic corrosion is just one example of the meticulous care we put into every project. So, rest easy knowing that your investment is protected, your roof is built to last, and your home is in the hands of experts who prioritize your peace of mind above all else.



Owner Matthew Forrest is a lifelong East End resident, the son of a local painter and has successfully owned and operated the family business since 2006. Through many years with his roofing company in East Hampton, Matthew developed long-lasting and meaningful relationships with his clients and teams. It’s for these reasons that locals in East Hampton agree that Matthew Forrest is a superb roofing contractor and well worth the investment.

When you work with Matthew, you’ll be treated with respect and offered a pleasant and professional experience with every job. Even with a limited budget, Roofing in the Hamptons is a perfect solution to get your roof done fast and at the best price of any roofing company in Suffolk county.

For Matthew’s other services visit:

Considering hiring a roofing contractor?
Go with East End’s #1 Roofing Company: Roofing in the Hamptons

Start Your Project with Us

Contact Info *
Fill out this field
Please enter a valid email address.
Fill out this field
City / Town
Fill out this field
Roof Type
Select an option
Project Details:
Fill out this field