Does A Metal Roof Take Longer To Install?

by | May 21, 2021 | Residential Communities

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The sound of rain on a metal roof is considered to be one of the most relaxing sounds in the world. However, this certainly is not the only reason why many people prefer this type of material for their roofing system.

Metal roofs are long lasting and solid. In fact, a properly installed metal roof can last as long as the house, i.e. about 40 to 70 years. Just for contrasting purposes, we could note here that asphalt shingles typically last for 12 to 20 years. Thanks to rust-proof type of coatings, metal roofs do not corrode, nor crack.

The exact time of installation for a metal roof depends on the complexity of your building, as well as on the exact type of metal that has been used. Also, the duration of the project may depend on the number of Thornton roofing contractors involved.

Because it has an affordable price, steel is one of the most commonly used types of material for metal roofs. Aluminum is also long lasting and durable, and it costs much less than other types of metals, such as copper or zinc. Copper can last for centuries and looks amazing, but has rather high costs.