Quick Tip: Metal Roofing Shingles

Longer-lasting and better-performing than many alternatives, metal roofing shingles no longer belong to rural barns and backyard sheds only.

By Bob Vila | Updated Feb 7, 2018 11:23 AM

 

Metal roofs have long been associated with agricultural and industrial use, but these days, new metal roofing systems designed for residential use are becoming enormously popular. The standing-seam steel shingles are coated to resist corrosion and can withstand high winds, rain, snow and ice. Installation’s easy, and there’s no welding involved; you just attach the shingles to the roof with metal clips and screws.

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