Many homeowners are scared by the installation costs of a metal roof. Sometimes it can be three times the cost of a shingle roof. However; like the purchase of a home, business, or agricultural building your roof is an investment. Your roof is your investments first line of defense against the outside elements.
Metal roofs have a reputation in the industry to last a lifetime. Metal roofing requires less maintenance and of course less replacing. Some estimates figure that shingle roofs need to be replaced as much as 3 times before a metal roof would need replacing.
Besides requiring little to no replacement and maintenance costs metal roofing has the ability to reflect the sun’s rays which reduces cooling costs during warmer seasons.
Like all investments metal roofs have a high upfront cost. However; the years of savings from roof maintenance and replacements, cooling costs, and an adequately protected investment will prove that metal roofing was the best options for your home.
Kit Hannigan · December 8, 2018 at 4:59 am
Wow, it sure is interesting to know that metal roofing will be able to last at least three times as much as the other options. My dad wants to sell our old home to fund his business. I think he will be able to sell it faster if he switches the roofing into a metal one for the incredible value it gives homeowners.
Sky High · March 5, 2019 at 5:49 am
A lot of homeowners are shifting to metal roofing and I think this is a great investment. We did a renovation to our roof, we shifted from asphalt shingles to metal roofing. True, that it requires a high upfront cost but this is totally worth the investment. As said, metal roofing are known for it’s durability, longevity, energy efficiency, and low maintenance.
Afton Jackson · January 21, 2021 at 7:27 am
I love how you talked about the durability and lifespan of metal roofs compared to other roofing materials. The fact that they’re this durable without requiring much maintenance makes them sound perfect for a homeowner like me since I’m too busy to worry about upkeep while working at my home office job. If I can find a roofer in the area that offers metal roofs, I’ll definitely get them for some renovations.
Claire Masters · February 24, 2022 at 5:37 pm
I’m currently having my dream house built after more than ten years of saving for it. I think using a metal roof could be a good investment since you might no longer need to consider the maintenance costs, replacements, or even repairs. I hope I can find contractors that can do installations properly.