For a long time, the main choice for roofing materials was asphalt shingles, and there were few other options. If you want a different roofing material, you’d better be prepared to pay for it at a higher cost.
Most metal roofs are limited to commercial buildings or limited to very cool, very expensive architect-driven residential structures. Will standing seam metal roofs replace the composition shingles as the preferred roofing material?
Now, they seem to be popping up on every block. Metal roofs have become the most popular roofing material.
Advantages of standing seam metal roofs: