What kind of Metal is Used?

Guest User
I'm very curious to know what kind of metal is used in the construction of metal roofs? Just what is its composition?I have to think that it can't be just mere aluminum because this metal would become severely pitted over time. Is "galvalume" used -- a specially treated galvinized steel that is used, for example, in the construction of quality carports, metal buildings, etc.? Thanks, Boxcar
Todd Miller
Isaiah Industries, Inc.
Numerous types of metal are used, particularly when additional metallic or protective coatings are used on top of the metal for additional corrosion protection. The metals used include galvanized steel, galvalume, aluminum, copper, stainless steel, and zinc.
Find a Contractor

Get Started Today

Take the first step to increasing the value of your home with a great looking, durable, fire resistant and energy efficient metal roof. Browse our list of qualified MRA Member Roofing Contractors in your area for a free consultation and estimate.