The Pros and Cons of Metal Roofing

If you’re trying to decide whether or not metal roofing is for you, we have a few tricks of the trade that will help you put a lid on the debate.


One of the cons of metal roofing is, generally, it's gonna be more expensive. With metal roofing, generally, you'll want to use Galvalume or aluminum roofing materials. So, if you use a galvanized tin, over time, that is gonna rust. And, you know, there's a romanticness to that, but it would have to be replaced whereas a Galvalume roof really can last forever. Generally if you tend to live in a nicer neighborhood that has a certain formality to it, you know, a tin roof just really wouldn't be appropriate. You know, so we tend to do, you know, more slate or clay tile, might be more appropriate. And, you know, another downside to a metal roof is it's, it's tougher. You know, a lot of times in our work, we do a lot of romantic gestures in the roofing where there's a lot of slopes and curves and roofs peel and sag, and we're trying to you know, give it a real romantic softness to it. And, you know, metal doesn't really bend. You know, and that can be limiting. But I think for the right application and the right place, it's a great, great choice.
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