Metal roofs offer several advantages to homeowners

06/12/2009 | St. Petersburg Times (Fla.)

Although metal roofs are more expensive than traditional roofs, they last up to four times longer, observers say. In addition, proper coating on a metal roof can significantly reduce energy costs. Finally, metal roofs are more likely to survive severe storms. Experts note that most metal roofs have a wind uplift rating of 150 miles per hour, compared to a standard 90 miles per hour for typical shingled roofs.

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