You can’t go wrong with a metal porch roof. Whether you opt for standing seam metal roofs, metal shingles or shakes, or even patio covers and metal awnings, upgrading your porch roof can add instant value and significantly reduce your overall maintenance and costs.
Installing a metal porch roof can possibly save you money on heating and cooling bills. The MRA reports a potential 40% savings in energy costs during the summer months dependent upon your specific geographical area by installing reflective metal roofing.
Typical asphalt roofs trap heat whereas metal roofs reflect it keeping your attic and home cooler. Combine that with the longevity of a metal roof and you’ll reap the benefit of not having to replace your roof as often for even more savings.
A white metal roof has the highest heat reflection value of any roofing material.
Your porch roof is an investment. Remodeling Magazine reports that you can recoup up to 85.9% nationally of the cost of a standing seam metal roof; over 95% in Eastern states.