Metal Roofing Pros and Cons

Metal roofing pros and cons. Although metal roofs can be noisy, ugly and hot, they have some good points, too. Here are some tips for evaluating and repairing metal roofs.



A copper-topped gazebo.
A copper-topped gazebo.  
Photo by Cathy J. Flamholtz
Terneplate on a turn-of-the-century railroad station.
Terneplate on a turn-of-the-century railroad station.
Photo by Cathy J. Flamholtz
Learn about these metal roofing pros and cons before repairing your roof. If properly maintained, metal roofs don't have to be eyesores. Understand metal roofing pros and cons, and spot
Learn about these metal roofing pros and cons before repairing your roof. If properly maintained, metal roofs don't have to be eyesores. Understand metal roofing pros and cons, and spot "tin tops" on just about every style and size of building around. For example, painted steel "shingles" on a beautiful older house.
Photo by Cathy J. Flamholtz
Aluminum on a smaller home.
Aluminum on a smaller home.
Photo by Cathy J. Flamholtz
Galvanized steel, the
Galvanized steel, the "old standard". 
Photo by Cathy J. Flamholtz

















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