The trend of installing metal roofs is on the rise these days and a large number of people are opting for. It is mainly because of the benefits it offers to the clients. In the earlier days, installing metal roofing sheets was a costly affair but with passing time, the prices have dropped to quite a large extent.

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Some of the reasons, why most of the people prefer installing metal roofs are as follows:

  • Durability

Metal roofs are quite durable and this is one of the main reasons why a large number of people are opting for it. These roofs won't break, rot, fall apart, break or burn easily and can last for even a hundred years. In addition, A metal roof is also resistant to bugs; mould, mildew, and it cannot be damaged by rot. With all of these available benefits, No wonder this type of roof is gaining popularity among the people all around.

  • Environment friendly

This type of roof is created from about 98% of re-used material and steel material and because of this reason, they are considered quite environmentally friendly. Also, they are not harmful to the environment like the petroleum-based asphalt roofing systems.

  • Lightweight

In comparison to other roofing materials, metal roofs are light in weight. This advantage makes it suitable for any various sizes of homes. You will find the weight of metal as 50 to 150 pounds per square as compared to 750 to 900 pounds per square and 240 to 400 pounds of concrete tiles and asphalt shingles respectively. And the roofs are available in large sheets that can be chosen as per the choice of house owners.