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Comparing roofing materials

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$800-$1,200 per square

Up to 30% energy savings

Improves home resale value

30-50+ years

Plus workmanship warranty from installer

 

 

Average lifespan 50+ years

Inspection based on manufacturer recommendation

Repairs and replacements are rare.  Fade & chalk resistant  Many can be repainted if needed

Standing seam panels offer a distinctive, timeless look

Available in a wide range of colors and styles

Energy efficient

Made of recycled material

100% recyclable at end of life

Low weight – ships easily

$800-$1,500 per square

Up to 30% energy savings

Improves home resale value

30-50+ years

Transferable warranty

Plus workmanship warranty from installer

Average lifespan 50+ years

Inspection based on manufacturer recommendation

Repairs and replacements are rare

Fade & chalk resistant

Many can be repainted if needed

Shingles can match look of any traditional roofing material

Available in a wide range of colors and styles

Energy efficient

Made of recycled material

100% recyclable at end of life

Low weight – ships easily

Can often be installed over existing roof

$350-$900 per square

Frequent replacement cost every 10-20 years

Average warranty of 10-30 years

Warranties are often heavily pro-rated and have many limitations

Average lifespan 15-20 years

Inspection every year – minimum

Shingle replacement common

Re-caulking and sealing as roof ages

Traditional asphalt shingle look

Variations in color shading common

Available in a limited selection of colors

Made from crude oil and other chemicals

Ends up in landfills after short lifespan where it can take up to 300 years to decompose

$700-$1,000 per square

Minor upkeep needed

30-50+ year warranty

Warranties are often pro-rated and have limited transferability

Average lifespan 50+ years

Inspection every year

Occasional repair of cracked and sliding tiles
Limited wind resistance

Wide range of styles available

Limited color selection available

Considered eco-friendly

Energy efficient

Heavy weight – increased shipping expense

$800-$1,500 per square

Frequent repair and upkeep cost

5-year warranty is standard

Average lifespan 30 years

Inspection every year

Maintenance required every 2-4 years

Susceptible to mold growth, rot and leaking

Rustic and tapered for a natural appearance

Considered an eco-friendly roofing material if sourced from a sustainable FSC approved manufacturer

Heavy weight – increased shipping expense

$800-$1,500 per square

50+ year warranty

Warranties are often pro-rated and have limited transferability

Average lifespan 75+ years

Inspection every year

Occasional repair of cracked, chipped and sliding slates

Susceptible to color variations if repaired

Limited style options

Limited color selection available

Considered eco-friendly

Heavy weight – increased shipping expense

Heavy weight – may need to have structural inspection prior to adding slate roof

*Pricing may vary by region, product, roof geometry, roof complexity, and/or current condition of the roof.

*roof Comparison courtesy of Metal Roofing Alliance

 

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