Three Major Types of Metal Roofing in Edmonton

Those days are long gone when metal roofs are considered to be a luxury. With time they have gained great fame and can be seen on all types of commercial and residential properties. Metal roofs are considered to be durable, energy-efficient and long lasting. But, they aren’t just known for their strength but also praised for their top-notch design and beauty. They enhance the appearance of any home they are installed in and are available in different styles and designs to match the look of your building. For instance, there are metal roofs which resemble asphalt shingles.

Here we shall compare the most common materials used in metal roofing projects to help you get a better idea of the type of look you want for your home. But, before you make a decision, make sure you consult the professionals at AMT Roofing.


Copper roofing has been around for 100s of years. Roman culture shows copper roofing. And till now a lot of commercial buildings and homes are seen using copper panels. What makes copper unique is that it is a high quality material and carries a unique look that no other material can copy. It has a graceful appearance and hence doesn’t need any finishing.

Another amazing feature of copper roofs is that it is long-lasting and durable. It can even last for centuries. Copper is 100% recyclable and a perfect option for eco-friendly roofing. However, it is a little expensive to install.


Aluminum is one of the most famous metals across the globe. But, its fame isn’t because of its abundance supply on earth but also because it is one of the most desirable materials for metal roofs, especially for properties on the coastal areas.

Aluminum is known to withstand extremely harsh weather conditions and is one of the most sustainable metals available. It is light in weight and because it is malleable, it can be molded to any style and shape. Aluminum roofs are rust and corrosion free and their lifespan, affordability and energy-efficacy and durability make them a great option for residential roofs.


Steel is the major roofing material used out of the three. It is available in three types: galvanized, galvalume and stone-coated steel. 

Residential owners choose steel roofing because it is an extremely cost-effective material and is highly resistant to rust and corrosion. Because of its robustness and resistance to harsh weather, it has a lifespan of 50-70 years.

The best thing is that it is available in a wide range of color palette and different coating which enhances its appeal, look and resilience. It is a perfect fit for residential, commercial and industrial buildings. If you are looking for ways to highlight your home in a unique way, then you should choose ATM Metal Roofing steel metal tiles to satisfy your need of harmony and beauty.

Speak to the representatives now and book an appointment to get an estimate for your roof. Our contractors will visit you for further details. 

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