Use of metal panels for residential roofs gains popularity

09/23/2013 | Telegraph Herald (Dubuque, Iowa), The

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The use of metal roof panels as an alternative to traditional asphalt shingles on residential buildings is gaining more popularity due to the panels' durability and strength, according to this article. For instance, re-roofing projects that used metal panels rose to 12% of the market share from 4% over the last 15 years, according to a McGraw-Hill Construction survey. "We're seeing a steady increase in the demand for metal roofing products, and expect to see continued growth," said Bill Hippard, Metal Roofing Alliance president.

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