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Steel Roofing Vs. Aluminum Roofing Cost

Author:Jay Leone Date:2010-7-18 16:40:17

Types

  • There are two different types of steel roofing and aluminum roofing that consumers have to choose from. Steel and aluminum are available in shingles and corrosion-resistant coated sheets which are also known as standing seam roofing.

Shingles

  • Having steel shingles installed can cost the consumer between $3 and $7.50 per square foot. By comparison, having aluminum shingles installed can cost between $7 and $9 per square foot.

  • Standing Seam
  • Professionally installing steel standing seam roofing can cost between $7 and $10 per square foot. Professionally installing aluminum standing seam roofing can cost between $9 and $11 per square foot.

Installation

  • According to CostHelper.com, more complicated and difficult installation projects can greatly increase the overall price tag linked with steel and aluminum roofing projects. Having to install roofing on a steep roof with many angles and architectural features, for example, can drive up costs an extra $15 per square foot.

Maintenance

  • Steel and aluminum roofs will incur little maintenance costs throughout the years. Both steel and aluminum roofs can last between 50 and 75 years. They are some of the most durable types of roofs on the market.



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