Metal roofing is no longer an industry product, notes Alliance Group Contracting’s president Adam Ryckman. The last quarter-century has witnessed a surge of formerly-industrial building fixtures infiltrating residential new builds. Among these industrial fixtures are cement floors, textured driveways, and, of course, metal roofs. Aesthetic tastes among homeowners are changing. But more importantly, modern metal roofs offer benefits that traditional asphalt roofing — and its high-dollar alternatives — do not. Alliance Group Contracting provides five reasons why metal roofs have grown more popular over the last 25 years.