What are the benefits of metal roofing?

Answer Metal roofs have long been used on public and large corporate buildings, but most residential roofs feature traditional shingles because of the initial cost of a metal roof. However, there are many... Read More »

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Will asphalt shingles fade in popularity and will metal roofing replace them as an environmentally responsible choice for roofing and re-roofing?

Answer 1 Clay tile roofs are actually more stable and will last longer than either asphalt shingles or metal roofs. The ease of installation is significant with asphalt shingles. Metal roofs tend ... Read More »

Is metal roofing noisy?

We had our steel roof installed several years ago. It cost a bit more than shingles, but not substantially more. It isn't any noisier than a regular roof....except when all the snow slides Read More »

Is metal roofing green?

If an old or dark metal roof is re-coated to be light-colored and reflective, it will dramatically lower air conditioning costs. New roofs made of steel or aluminum can be coated in a variety of co... Read More »

Can metal roofing be painted?

Metal roofing can be painted if it's abraded first. Enhance adhesion by applying a galvanized metal-etching primer before you paint. Afterward, coat the primed metal roofing with an exterior acryli... Read More »