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Does a metal roof cost more than a typical roof?

Metal roofing sounds expensive. How does it compare with other kinds of roofing?

Would a metal roof be too heavy for certain types of homes, or for smaller structures like a detached garage or porch?

Having a metal roof sounds heavy. Would this put any stress on the home’s structure or foundation?

Is a metal roof environmentally friendly?

I hear about roofing materials ending up in landfills every year because they cannot be recycled. Is a metal roof recyclable?

How will a metal roof stand up to extreme weather?

I live in an area with higher than normal wind and hail, and asphalt roofing tends to last shorter here than most other parts of the country. Will a metal roof stand up better to harsh conditions?

Is metal roofing noisier than other roofing?

Is metal roofing noisier in bad weather than asphalt, cedar shake, tile and slate roofing?

How long will a metal roof last?

How much longer will a metal roof last than common roofing like asphalt or wood shingle?

Will my metal roof match my neighbor’s roof?

I’m concerned that a metal roof won’t match my home and the roofing style in my neighborhood.

Can you install a metal roofing during the winter?

We’re going to need a new roof right away. Is this something you can do in the winter?

Can I walk on a metal roof?

I have to do some minor chimney repair and clean the gutters, I’m wondering if it’s safe to walk on my Erie Metal Roof. Let me know!

Will my metal roof rust?

I’m concerned that exposure to rain, snow, and ice will cause my metal roof to rust. How long will my metal roof last before it begins to rust?