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How long does an aluminum roof last?
Last Updated: 24th May, 2020
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Also to know is, are aluminum roofs good?
Extremely Durable and Long-Lasting Well, metal roofs are proven to last two to three times longer than asphalt, with 50 to 60 years lifespan for high-end metal roofs such as field-locked standing seam and aluminum shingles. A roof made of zinc or copper can last well over 100 years.
what are the problems with metal roofs? 4 Common Metal Roofing Problems
- Roof Leaks. Roof leaks are one of the most common problems that homeowners experience with metal roofs.
- Blow-offs. Blow-offs may also occur as a result of poor installation.
- Punctures & Tears. Punctures and tears may also be problematic.
- Ponding water. Ponding water is another leading cause of metal roofing problems.
Moreover, how often do you have to replace a metal roof?
The predicted life expectancy of a metal roof is at least 40-60 years, many last a lot longer. This means that you only incur a one time cost, upon installation. By contrast, when you put up asphalt shingles, you can expect them to last 12-20 years at best.
Is metal roofing worth the cost?
If price is your sole consideration, again, a metal roof is not worth it. You'll pay more for a metal roof than most other material options, and the pay-off is a great-looking, high-performing roof that likely won't require repairs or replacement for upward of 50 years.