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.



Railroad Station
Terneplate on a turn-of-the-century railroad station. 
CATHY J. FLAMHOLTZ
Copper-Topped Gazebo
A copper-topped gazebo.  
CATHY J. FLAMHOLTZ
Metal 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: CATHY J. FLAMHOLTZ
Galvanized Steel Roof
Galvanized steel, the "old standard". 
CATHY J. FLAMHOLTZ
Aluminum Roof Small House
Aluminum on a smaller home. 
CATHY J. FLAMHOLTZ











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