Are you considering a metal roof for your home? Metal roofs have many benefits. Metal roofs are long-lasting – In part because of their durability, metal roofs can last anywhere from 40 to 70 years. Metal is fire-resistant – Metal will not spark or catch fire. Metal is insect-resistant – Unlike other types of roofs, metal does not attract insects. Additionally, Metal roofing has a great track record and specific benefits such as low weight and interlocking panels which make it very lasting in severe weather areas.
However, this comes with a cost. This video will break down the cost of a metal roof installation done by a roofer.
Metal roofs are far more expensive than an asphalt roofs. Metal roofs are often referred to as “investment grade roofing” in part because they do cost a lot more than asphalt. First step is having a contractor or roofer come to give you a bid. They will ask you some questions, take measurements of your roof, and give you some examples of work. This video lists multiple types of roofing materials for a metal roof. They were quoted at around $3-6 per square foot. These prices can vary drastically based on geographical area.