Metal & Copper Roofing Blog

The Pros and Cons of a Metal Roof from the Metal Roof Experts

When it's time for a new roof, you have options. Just because you have concrete tile or composition asphalt shingles doesn't mean you're stuck replacing them with the same materials. After all, the roof is one of the biggest - and most overlooked - architectural features of a home. A new roof is an opportunity to change the entire look of your home, which is why it's worth at least considering different materials. Here are the pros and cons of a metal roof.

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Topics: comp vs metal, benefits of metal roofing, asphalt vs metal

Comparing Asphalt Shingles to Metal Roofing

After living with asphalt composition shingles long enough to deal with the headache of replacing them, many people start to look for roofing with more longevity. Comparing metal roofing to comp shingles is a normal part of the process, and we make it easy with our metal vs composition shingles comparison sheet. It's free and fast to download.

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Topics: comp vs metal

Do I Have to Tear off My Old Roof Before the New Roof Goes On?

Someone posted a question in one of our popular blog posts, "Pros and Cons of Going Over Existing Roof Material." Essentially, she had received conflicting advice from several different roofers regarding her failing composition shingle roof, and she was trying to make a decision between tearing off the existing shingles and replacing them with new shingles or upgrading to metal and going over what's already on her roof. Here's our advice to her and to anyone else debating their options when it comes to re-roofing.

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Topics: comp vs metal, benefits of metal roofing

The Difference Between Shingles & Metal Roofing

How does metal roofing compare to comp?

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Topics: comp vs metal, metal roof benefits