Copper, aluminum, zinc, steel, and tin are the type of metal roofs. Steel is the most commonly used material for residential roofing. Standing seam metal roof panels are made from 24 or 26-gauge steel. Higher the gauge more the thickness. All the metal sheets are coated with a waterproof and Ultraviolet ray protection coating. Metal roofs are premium roof materials. Visit our Website to know why metal roofs are better than shingles.