COMPARING METAL ROOFING VS METAL ROOFING SHINGLES

What are the differences between metal and shingles roofs and what is the best option for you?

Steel Metal Roofing

Asphalt Shingle Roof

Avg. Cost per 100 sq. ft.

5-20% more expensive

Price varies

Labor Cost per 100 sq. ft.

Same

Same

Length of Life

40+ years

15 – 20 years

Avg. Length of Warranty

40 years

20 years

DIY Installation

Recyclable Materials

Energy Efficiency

High

Low – High

Durability & Weight

Extremely Durable and lightweight

Heavy weight and less durable

Hail Resistance

Thinner varieties prone to dents

Can incur damage from hail

Product Durability

Coating fortifies against rust, seals out water, and prevents water damage

Can grow moss and algae

ROI & Resale Value

Energy efficiency, long lifespan, and weather resistance are all draws for buyers and can raise resale value

New roof is only factor for improving ROI or having large impact on resale value

High Wind Resistance

Can Stand Up to 120mph

Prone to tears and damage

Aesthetics

Provides a modern, architectural feel

Provides a traditional roof for a house

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