By Paul Kazlov, Home Remodeling Writer
Eco-friendly solutions are often thought of in terms of powering vehicles and cities with clean, renewable energy. This leaves many consumers thinking the ability to initiate change toward a greener future is out of their hands. However, with increasing trends that focus on how the construction of buildings and homes can open the door to greener options and sustainability, homeowners can start to pave the way to a more environmentally conscious future.
Of the many options open to a homeowner, one of the best ways to start living greener is to consider installing a metal roof.
Metal roofs are more eco-friendly than traditional asphalt shingles and help homeowners save money in the long run. And, since they last longer, they can extend the life of a house to last for generations with little to no maintenance.
Metal roofs have a longer lifespan
One of the main goals of environmentally conscious, green construction is to create buildings more sustainable than traditional methods. Metal roofs are great for this due to their long lifespan, which can reach up to 50 years. Since individual shingles aren’t involved, maintenance and repair is a lesser concern.