When you think about a house with a metal roof, you may have an idea of what that might look like.

Maybe a barn or some other commercial building, right?

The truth is, a lot has changed when it comes to metal roofing. These days, metal roofs come in a ton of different colors and styles that will fit just about any style of home.

In fact, you may not even be able to tell the difference between various types of metal roofing material and their alternatives, just from looking at them.

Do you like the look of shake, tile or even asphalt roofs? You can find a metal roof that looks exactly like them for your house. Better still is the fact that metal roofing is exceptionally strong and can protect your home during extreme weather such as hailstorms and hurricanes.

Metal roofs have evolved from their industrial origins.

Metal roofing is also great for protecting homes in wildfire-prone areas — which extends from the summer to the fall — and metal roofs are low maintenance and energy-efficient (read our article titled importance of metal roofing for more information).

If you’re considering adding a metal roof to your house, watch the video above and check the links below for more information!

Read our article to learn about the cost of a new metal roof.

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Danny Lipford


Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio, TodaysHomeowner.com, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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