The Ultimate Guide to Metal Roofing

Are you looking to remodel your home? Are you in the market for a new roof? If so, the roofing material you use will make a big difference in look, cost, performance, and durability. 

From wood shakes, asphalt shingles, and concrete tile to metal roofing, all these options have their strengths and, at times, weaknesses. 

But one thing for sure is that metal beats most conventional roofings in many ways. So in this article, we will look at the benefits of metal roofing for your home. 

What is Metal Roofing? 

As the name suggests, metal roofing is a roofing system made out of metal. 

There are many types of metal roofs such as steel roofing, aluminum, copper, stainless steel, and alloy metals. Roofing can be installed as metal roof panels, tiles, or standing-seam systems.

Metal roofs boast an impressive list of benefits which we will look at next.

Metal Roof Advantages

Due to its known qualities, metal roofing can last 50+ years, depending on its quality and climate conditions. Because of its solid performing material, a few advantages of metal roofing are: 

  • Survives water
  • Resistant to fire
  • Resists corrosion
  • Easily sheds snow
  • Resists fierce weather
  • Easy to maintain

It also adds value to your overall property and looks great if done correctly! Life can be extended with cheap coatings once it rusts or the surface fades, making it an even longer-lasting and cost-efficient product.

But with a much stronger structure than most, is metal roofing harder to install? 


Metal roofing is a high initial investment but is easy to maintain. The repairs can be costly, so you’ll want to hire a company you can trust that has the right experience and longevity with a warranty. Here at A.Clark Roofing & Siding, we’ll take care of the following:

  • Project prep – Our installation crew will prepare the job site by ordering metal roofing materials and getting them delivered to the site.
  • Installation – Our team of roofing professionals will complete the work as contracted by the property owner or prime contractor.
  • Site Check – We will explore whether we can install metal roofing on your roof as is or if it needs some other preparations with the roof sheathing, insulation, venting, strapping, etc.
  • Quality management – We periodically check on the project for safety, workmanship, site cleanliness, and customer satisfaction. 

With over 70 years of experience, A. Clark Roofing and Siding guarantee to get the job done right when it comes to all your roofing and siding needs. 

Get a FREE quote today! 

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