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Types of Metal Roofing

Asphalt Shingles
Asphalt Shingles

Unlike conventional asphalt shingle roofing, the installation of a metal roof must be carried out in a very accurately-measured and precise manner. A metal roof is not simply nailed to the roof deck like its “ugly” cousin, asphalt shingles.

Clay and Concrete Tiles
Clay and Concrete Tiles

Concrete roofing tiles have a water absorption of about 13%, while clay roofing tiles have a water absorption of about 6 %. Consequently, this higher rate of water absorption leads to the development of mildew and stains on concrete tiles.

Green Roofs
Green Roofs

Don't let your green metal roof fumble your siding and trim color options; choose ideal hues, using design clues.

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Metal Roofing
Metal Roofing

A metal roof is not simply nailed to the roof deck like its “ugly” cousin, asphalt shingles. 😉 To install a typical metal roof, it can take up to two to three times longer than installing a comparable asphalt shingles roof.

Rubber Slate
Rubber Slate

Slate roof tiles are made of 100% natural stone, and have a naturally cleft surface with beautiful color variation ranging over the entire roof. Slate roof tiles are also extremely durable, outlasting the buildings they are installed on in some cases.

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Slate
Slate

Interlock Slate. A very popular choice. Historically, slate was used as roofing on castles and churches to protect them from the elements, extreme weather, and most importantly … from fire. It’s very strong and very durable … but it’s also very heavy. That’s because it’s chiseled from real rock to form shingles.

Solar Tiles
Solar Tiles

Adding solar power on a metal roof is an expensive investment, but offers significant long-term savings. Investing in laminate solar panels that adhere to metal roofing benefits the environment, but also offers consumers significant savings in the long run.

Stone-Coated Steel
Stone-Coated Steel

Stone coated metal roofing is not only lightweight, strong and easily installed, but it also stands up to heavy wind and rain. Of course, all these perks don’t come without a few expenditures. Before you install a stone coated metal roof, review the average stone coated steel roofing costs below.

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