Metal vs Asphalt Roofing

By Stacy Mellete

ROOFING IS AN IMPORTANT ASPECT TO YOUR HOME. EVERY ONE WANTS A ROOF OVER THEIR HEAD. YOU WANT YOUR ROOF TO LAST LONG AND TO NOT HAVE ANY (IF POSSIBLE) PROBLEMS WITH IT. THERE ARE TWO MAIN TYPES THAT WE OFFER AT AFFORDABLE ROOFING SYSTEMS. THOSE BEING ASPHALT SHINGLE ROOFING AND METAL ROOFING. THERE ARE A LOT OF VARIETIES AND CHOICE IN JUST THOSE TWO TYPES. WE’VE LISTED PROS AND CONS OF BOTH PRODUCTS FOR YOU TO DECIDE WHICH YOU WOULD PREFER.

Metal vs Asphalt Roofing

Pros of Asphalt Shingle Roofing

  • Most Popular and trusted on market
  • Easy to install
  • economically affordable
  • easy to work with and handle
  • easy to repair
  • style options
  • good performance record
  • Keeps the home dry

Cons of Asphalt Shingle Roofing

  • Boring
  • Can’t handle severe weather
  • longevity questions
  • heavy
  • nascent recycling
  • absorbs and retains heat

Pros of Metal Roofing

  • Last longer and a longer warranty
  • doesn’t fade fast
  • lightweight
  • stellar extreme-weather performance
  • environmentally friendly
  • lowers energy costs
  • 100% recyclable

Cons of Metal Roofing

  • Much more expensive
  • can have a harsh or odd appearance in a neighborhood
  • product selection is important for performance
  • extreme expansion and contraction
  • past failures & perception issues

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Your roof has an important job to do to keep your home dry, but it can also be an impressive home feature.

Stone-Coated

Our stone coated steel roofing system is available in a wide range of styles including Tile, Shake, Slate, and Shingle, and in a variety of colors. We’ll help you to choose one that will fit your home’s style and your budget.
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Shingles

As the most-used roofing type across North America, asphalt strikes a balance between price and durability, with a life expectancy of up to 20. Shingles are available for those who want affordable, genuine slate roofing.
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Tiles

Tile roofs offer unparalleled value when cost per year of use is factored in. While upfront costs are higher, customers who choose a clay or concrete tile roof will enjoy the aesthetics and quality for a lifetime.
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Metal 

Metal roofs today come in a wide array of colors and finishes. Innovations in metal roofing technology have significantly enhanced the performance of metal roofs.
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TPO Membrane

TPO can be installed to any scale with some of the world’s largest building utilizing TPO roofing systems – it comes in strips typically 8ft 10ft and 12ft wide that are heat welded on site.
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