Metal compared to composite roofing

Barbara Deneris
I am wanting to replace my old shake roof with a new look-a-like shake roof. How do metal roofs compare to composite roofs as far as their realistic look to shake. Since real shakes are thick, I'd assume that a metal roof being thin, would not have that wood-like look. How do the two products compare in material and install price? How does metal roofing obtain the varying colors of a shake shingle? Thanks
Todd Miller
Isaiah Industries, Inc.
Several of our members manufacture authetic shake look products with formed thicknesses of 1" plus. Some offer products with variegated colors. If you contact the individual manufacturers they can help you locate contractors as well as jobs you cna go see in person.
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