There are many roof coverings to choose from and several of them would work on your home or commercial building. The wide range includes asphalt shingles, metal, shake, slate, tile, and single-ply roof systems like TPO membrane, E.P.D.M., P.V.C. membrane, modified bitumen membrane, etc.
Perhaps the best roof out there is a metal roof. Of course, it must fit the use, but metal roofs look great, perform well, and last a very long time. They also have high wind warranties which make them good on the coast and in wide open spaces.
There are many types of metal roofs. They come in steel, aluminum, copper, stainless steel, tin, etc. They also come in different thicknesses, shapes, and profiles. The paint finishes vary too and have various life expectancies and colors. Some have exposed fasteners and some have hidden fasteners, which are better.
Most panels have “standing seams” and make up “standing seam metal roofs.” These are the ones you see all over town.
Standing seam metal roofing is very popular right now. It is the most commonly available type of metal roofing and, once homeowners begin to do their research into metal roofing, they quickly find a variety of standing seam products. They may like its looks, or maybe they find it looks too commercial, industrial, or even agricultural for their neighborhood.