Aluminum roofing is environment friendly than shingles or cedar shake, and there are many colors available in this material. The material is so flexible it can be used for any kind of roof design. Aluminum roof is resistant to severe weather conditions; that is why it is used in aircraft’s.
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Advantages of Aluminum Roofing:
Disadvantages of Aluminum Roofing:
Types of Aluminum Roof:
Aluminum Shingles: These are in the form of rectangular panels and connected with each other from four sides to shape up like a barrier against severe weather conditions.
(Aluminum Shingles Roofing)
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Standing Seam Aluminum Roof: Made from aluminum panels;they are placed vertically on the roof and sealed to prevent snow or water to leak within the interior.
(Standing Seam Aluminum Roof)
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Green, brown, black, silver, copper are among the most used colors for aluminum roofing.
The aluminum roofing comprises of two major elements, which includes material prices and installation costs. In order to determine the quality level, the cost of roofing is divided into three categories namely basic, better and best.
The material prices have an average cost of $6,300-$7,644 per sq ft as basic, $7,452-$8,988 sq ft as better and $8,796-$10,140 per sq ftunder best category.
The installation cost of aluminum roof is divided into $637-$1,015 per sq ft as basic, $959-$1,326 per sq ft as better and $1,261-$1,741 per sq ft as best quality.
Lifespan: It can last up to12 to 20 years or more.