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How To Put A Tin Roof On A Mobile Home | Tips & Advice

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If you are not a professional roofing contractor or a very experienced handyman, capable of larger home improvement projects, you will likely find it very difficult and time-consuming to put a tin roof on your mobile home...

If you are not a professional roofing contractor or a very experienced handyman, capable of larger home improvement projects, you will likely find it very difficult and time-consuming to put a tin roof on your mobile home. If you are replacing your mobile home roof, you might want to make sure it's actually tin you need. And, even though a tin roof, when installed properly, can last up to 40 years; keep in mind that tin has been known to actually decrease the value of a property and possibly the neighborhood you live in too... so while you think you are saving yourself some money now, it may cost you in the long run.

Differences Between Tin & Other Metal Roofing Options

You may think your roof is made of tin, but then find out it is really aluminum or steel, which both have different positive and negative qualities. Tin may last up to 40 years, steel can last even longer. 

Why TPO Might be a Better Choice

When the time comes to replace your mobile home roof/ TPO (thermoplastic polyolefin), is the way to go. TPO is a roofing material that has had repeated success withstanding the elements. Not only is it cost-efficient compared to other roofing options, it is UV and heat resistant, unlike tin, which rusts and traps in heat... TPO is energy efficient, durable, and it comes in various styles to suit the needs of the home and the homeowner.

Find out why TPO is the number one commercial roofing material today and how it saves money on energy costs.

How Much Does A Tin Roof Cost?

Materials can be purchased at your local lumberyard for possibly under $1,000.

Where Can I Get A Tin Roof For My Mobile Home?

You can find tin and other materials in your local lumber yard or Home Depot.

You will need:

  • Drill
  • Saw
  • Tape Measure
  • Snippers or Shears
  • Tin Sheets
  • Closure Guards
  • Experience installing Tin roofs

How Long Does It Take To Install A Tin Roof?

If you have the skill level of a basic handy-man, about 2-3 full days.

Have Questions? Need Help? Call 1-800-297-3758>

Starting to sound complicated? Living in Florida? Call all weather roofing at 1-800-297-3758 and get a professionally installed TPO membrane roof with a lifetime warranty.

 

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