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14 years ago

Really, the question is, metal or shingles. We need a new roof. The contractor asked us metal or shingles. I asked his opinion. He likes the metal better.

Please give me your opinions guys, because I don't have a clue and I don't have a preference. Our house is a tri-level, we live on a hill so no one really sees the roof, so which is prettier is not an issue. Every spring we pay someone to climb on our roof and clean our gutters-can they still do that with a metal roof. What about hail? Does this damage a metal roof-I mean we get hail several times a year. I guess what I need to know are the pros and cons of either or.

TIA for your help

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