In the last few years, there have been more and more homes and businesses replacing their existing roofs with Metal Roofs in a variety of colors. Why is it that we keep seeing more and more consumers choosing to use steel, or metal, for their new or existing roofs? Undeniably it is because of the many benefits of a metal roofing that have caused this increase. Did you know that there are different segments of the metal roof market. Today we will discuss the benefits of using a metal roof and next time we can discuss the different options or types of metal roofing. A metal roof offers increased energy efficiency, years of durability, they are lightweight and low maintenance. Now versus years ago, there are many different colors, styles and finishes of metal roofing … it is no longer a plain galvanized steel roof, you can find a metal roof to compliment nearly every designer home or structure.