If you decide on installing a metal roof, then you may spend a lot more than on other types of roofs. But because these roofs last for decades, the costs on the long term will be much lower. There are metal roofs know to have last 75 years.
The costs usually involve the materials bought, the labor, maintenance, etc.
Metal roofs are more durable than asphalt roofs, and they will resist harsh weather much better. Metal roofs are great for draining water and snow, ice. The snow and ice just slide down easily.
For a basic metal roof, made from aluminum or stone coated steel, the prices can reach $15.000. This roof has a 20 years warranty. But you do not need to think just at the price. A metal roof will increase the value of your home. They are also great in the summer time, because they reflect sun, which will save you some money from the cooling system.
Asphalt roofs are almost half as expensive as metal roofs, but throughout the years you will pay even more on maintenance and repairs.
With metal roofs you won’t have any problems related to leaks or damaged areas. Meta roofs can withstand heavy storms without needing to make a small repair. You may never have to replace the roof.
If you do not have all the money for the roofing project, then you can talk to your local contractors about paying in a few months. Some of them may be willing to do so. So you will have time to gather all the necessary money. Also many bank will try and get you a loan because a metal roof will increase the value of your home.