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Why You Should Consider Installing a Metal Roof

Getting a new roof installed can be overwhelming. This is especially true if you consider all of the options that currently exist.

With new attention placed on going green, a slew of new roofing options was added to the mix to go along with the usual materials. However, a metal roof could be your best bet.

In the past, 90% of the homes in America were fitted with metal roofs. However, as time progressed, many of these were replaced with more modern, energy-efficient options or styles with more curb appeal.

Recently, metal roofing has been trending, with many homeowners choosing to install these antique designs. If you’re a homeowner, the following article explains why you should consider installing a metal roof.

Choosing a Roof

You should consider several elements when selecting a roof – the visual appeal, your budget, longevity, and cost of repairs. The following section outlines why installing a metal roof can be a huge win.

Price

Metal roofing can be incredibly cost-efficient. You can usually get the materials fairly cheap, and the installation is priced low as well. Compared to other types of roofing, metal designs don’t entail as many complicated steps, so the process is much easier. This earns it a price tag on a lower tier, so it might fit better with a smaller budget.

Visual

New metal roofs aren’t your old, run-of-the-mill rust buckets. Modern materials added to metal roofing make them stand the test of time, so they hold their visual appeal.

You’ll also find a substantially higher number of options to choose from as far as design. Colors and textures exist now that weren’t around 60 years ago, so homeowners have a lot more to choose from.

Relaxing

Our number one favorite part about a metal roof is the sound, hands down. Nothing beats the tranquil sound of rain or other precipitation on a metal roof.

There’s something about the noise of rain on a metal roof that makes you want to kick back and take a nap. Many homeowners purchase metal roofs just for this reason alone.

If you’re in the market for a new roof, you should seriously consider going the metal route. Not only will you save money, but you’ll probably end up with a design that’s more visually pleasing than you expected. And honestly, who can resist the sound of rain on a roof? Metal roofs are also much cheaper to repair, leading you to more saved money in the end.

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