The Pros And Cons Of Metal Roofs. Regardless of whether you’re replacing an existing roof or having a brand new one installed, there are all sorts of materials available in order to help make sure you have the best roof possible for your home. Metal roofs are considered to be an option that’s extremely attractive thanks to the following factors:

*Energy efficiency

*Longevity

*Minimal amount of maintenance

You can also choose from the following materials for your metal roof to be made out of:

*Tin

*Zinc

*Aluminum

*Copper

*Galvanized steel

Here are some of the pros and cons of having a metal roof.

Pros

*Longevity (40 to 70 years depending on the material)

*Durability (sustaining wind gusts of up to 140 miles per hour)

*Safety (will not catch on fire)

*Energy efficiency (energy costs can be reduced between 10% and 25%)

*Environmentally friendly (roofs contain 25% to 95% of recycled content and can be completely recycled when no longer in use)

Cons

*Affordability (two or three times more expensive than other roofing materials)

*Noisy (especially during a rainstorm)

*Contraction/expansion

*Color match inconsistency

*Performance

Thank you for visiting TNT Construction, a metal building company in Texas. If you are looking to build a metal building on your land contact us today for a free consultation.