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Metal Roofing Prices2022-09-14T23:53:28+00:00

Metal Roofing Prices

Cost of a metal roof ranges between $9.00 – $12.00 per sq. ft. installed

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Understanding Metal Roofing Cost in Alberta & Ontario

How much does a metal roof cost in Alberta or Ontario? Is it more expensive than asphalt shingles roofing? Is it worth to invest in a metal roof at all? Well, these are some of the questions which come to mind when people plan to replace their roof.

Metal roof costs between $9.00 and $12.00 per square foot installed in Alberta or Ontario. If an average residential roof size is somewhere between 2,000 to 3,000 sq.ft, then it will cost between $18,000.00 to $36,000.00 to replace those roofs.

We have put down some important information related to the metal roofing cost. Continue reading the page to understand metal roof prices.

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Why choosing a metal roof?

As a homeowner, you must be well-aware of the importance of a roof. Choosing the most suitable roofing material for your house could be a tedious task. Metal roofing system is a great option but you should have sufficient information about it to have a successful project.

Metal roofing systems are built using a high quality roofing materials which last a lifetime. Metal roof has a modern look and is highly resistant to harsh weather conditions. Metal roofing systems are highly durable, resistant to cracking, eroding, and shrinking. At AMT Roofing, our metal roofing systems come with up to 50-year warranty and 25 year workmanship warranty (residential projects only).

Metal roofing is a smart investment in various ways. For instance, your energy bills will significantly reduce. These roofing systems are energy efficient, so they keep the house cool even during the sweltering months. Metal reflects sunlight, keeping temperatures lower when it’s hot outside.

Generally, metal roofing costs more than conventional asphalt shingles. There are several reasons for that, such as higher cost of material and more complex installation process. However, you will save money in a long term by avoiding upkeep expenses and replacement costs. Metal roofing prices are about 2 to 3 times higher than asphalt shingles, but it is certainly worth your investment in a long run.

Factors that determine the cost of a metal roof in Alberta or Ontario

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Roofing Material & Roof Area

Generally, the bigger your roof, the more is the cost. The estimated cost per square foot depends on a roofing material, as well as other factors listed above.

Metal roofing costs between $9.00 and $12.00 per square foot installed. If an average residential roof size is somewhere between 2,000 to 3,000 sq.ft, then it will cost between $18,000.00 to $36,000.00 to replace those roofs.

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Roof Structure And Pitch

Factors which determine metal roofing price are a number of roof planes, skylights, dormers, chimneys, valleys, as well as roof pitch (slope).

If a roof is walkable, it will be cheaper to install metal on it. Steeper roof needs special equipment and takes longer time to install; hence price rises. It also takes longer to work around chimneys, valleys, windows, skylights compared to plain roof.

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Existing Roof Removal

Apart from buying a metal roofing system, you also have to decide whether removal of an old roofing materials is required or not. Removing an old roofing material adds to the total cost for a new replacement roof. Always see the building code for your area and consult with a specialist, if removal is required, because metal roofing systems often can be installed on top of an old roof.

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Labour And Installation

Metal roof installation requires professionals for the task. It is complex and labour intensive to install a metal roofing system in comparison to asphalt shingles and other roofing types.

Understanding Standing Seam

AMT Metal Roofing Pricing Includes:

At AMT Metal Roofing, metal roof installation cost ranges between $9.00 and $12.00 per square foot. Depending on the size of the roof, the average cost of metal roofing system falls between $18,000.00 and $36,000.00. Various factors determine the cost, such as material, labour/installation, strapping, underlayment and delivery. Our prices for standing seam metal roofing include the following items:


The material has a vital role in the calculation of the total cost of metal roofing system installation. At AMT Metal Roofing, we use metal tiles or standing seam roofing systems for residential, as well as commercial and industrial buildings.


Roof underlayment is an essential additional layer of protection to avoid any kind of water leakage. At AMT Metal Roofing, only top quality underlayment is provided to ensure complete security and protection.


The delivery cost depends on the location. If the distance to be covered is extended, the delivery cost will also go up.

Wood strapping:

This includes the use of additional material and hence the cost of installation automatically increases. Wood strapping is important as it offers support and ventilation to metal roofing system.

Labour + installation

AMT Metal Roofing is a roofing company set in Edmonton and Toronto. Our labour charges always include complimentary warranty, liability insurance, training programs, WCB and project management cost. The metal roof cost differs on the size of the roof and its complexity.

Understanding Standing Seam

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Why Metal Roof?

At AMT Metal Roofing we use only the highest quality materials to build commercial and industrial roofs. Our metal roofing systems are engineered to withstand the toughest degrees of stress, all while helping you save money and contributing to keeping our planet green. Metal roofing is the best solution for any commercial or industrial roofing project.

Lifetime warranty2022-07-26T00:59:56+00:00

Our products aren’t just expected to last a lifetime; they’re guaranteed to. We back our work and products with a 50 year, fully transferable warranty. That means your new roof won’t need to be replaced while you’re still living in your home. It’s truly an investment that will last a lifetime.


From style, to colour, to finish, you will always end up with an elegant roof you love when you choose metal roofing. The difference is more than noticeable – it’s incredible! We have plenty of appealing options to choose from, and even some one-of-a-kind styles. In a free consultation, we’ll help you choose the perfect product to complement your home or commercial building.

Hail and fire resistant2022-07-26T00:59:02+00:00

When events that are out of your control hit your home or building, it’s stressful. Luckily, metal roofing is a solution for this stress. A hail storm that would have destroyed your shingle roof won’t even dent up your metal tiles, and fire resistant metal means you’re less likely to lose your home if your neighbour’s house goes up in flames.

Maintenance free2022-07-26T00:58:03+00:00

Maintaining a shingle roof can be exhausting. You don’t want to invest your time in the fix-ups and maintenance, but you have no choice. And if you don’t take the time, you’ll have to spend more money on replacement in a few years. All of these worries are completely removed with a metal roof. You’ll never have to break out the ladder and climb up to your roof again!

Adds value to your home or building2022-07-26T01:00:50+00:00

People pay more for quality and reliability. The same is true when you add a metal roof to your house. Plus, AMT Metal Roofing warranties are fully transferable. That means when you sell your home or building, the roofing warranty transfers to the new owner. Buyers will feel more comfortable making a purchase decision when they know their investment is protected from the top, down.

Reduces your insurance rates2022-07-26T01:00:42+00:00

Insurance companies base their premiums on risk factors. Metal roofing lowers the risk to your home or building, which in turn lowers your insurance premiums. Always be sure to update your insurance company once the AMT Metal Roofing team has completed your new roof so you can enjoy great savings on your insurance for decades to come.

Environmentally friendly2022-07-26T01:00:28+00:00

AMT Metal Roofing’s products are environmentally friendly and sustainable. You won’t get shingles blowing away to become garbage in your yard and community, and you won’t have to head to the landfill with your old shingles. Our metal roofing is completely recyclable, and is made using recycled metal. We’re committed to making a positive impact on our world and helping our clients reduce their carbon footprints.

Insulates better2022-07-26T01:00:22+00:00

While asphalt shingles draw in and store heat and cold, metal tiles expel heat and cold quickly. This means a more even temperature inside all year round, even in Alberta’s rapidly shifting weather. Of course, better insulation also means more money saved on heating and air conditioning! You’ll feel a big difference in your utility bills each month.

No more mold2022-07-26T01:00:16+00:00

Mold is caused by water, and thanks to a watertight seal in your metal tiles, there won’t be water collecting under your roof. Plus, a ventilated air space between your roof and ceiling mean any moisture can evaporate easily. This means you won’t have to worry about mold breaking down your roof and ruining your home. Breathe easier and safer under a roof that won’t endanger your family or pets, and won’t cause damage.


We are thrilled with our new roof by AMT Metal Roofing and highly recommend Tony and his business. They are professional, courteous and hard-working. Our job was completed quickly (sooner than estimated) for the price quoted, and is top-quality product and workmanship. Tony's recommendation for the company to complete soffits, fascia, eaves and downspouts (All-in-One Exterior) was equally excellent, with work coordinated by the companies so that everything was done in a timely fashion. The crew(s) worked hard and cleaned up everything before leaving us with a beautiful sophisticated roof. Thank you Tony and company.
Michelle McLay
17:08 18 Jun 24
AMT completed a metal roof on our home and garage. The work was done on time, very professional, and of amazing quality. The experience was very positive and I highly recommend them
Sharon Heron
23:06 09 Jun 24
I can’t compliment AMT enough, from the very beginning, Tony communicated and responded very quickly, he was available the next day to come out and take a look at my roof.The following day he sent me the quote. When I seen the quote my jaw dropped, but not because it was outrageously expensive. The pricing was more than amazing for the product I was receiving.Once all the details and colours were picked(which they have lots of colour options) , we had a good window in the weather to start removing the old roof.They came out, with a trash bin and got to work. Within two days they had the old roof ripped off and the underlayment installed. After the next three days they got the new roof installed. All Internet cables going to the roof were re installed and hidden away. At the end of everyday they did a walk around and cleaned up the site. Which is greatly appreciated.The crew works efficiently, and so well together. Super friendly to talk to.I can’t recommend a better company to come out and install your metal roof. The material has a nice sleek finish to it. And I still can’t take my eyes off the roof.Thank you for your professionalism. And thank you for the beautiful roof!
Mitch Lussier
19:30 21 May 24
I sent a web request for a quote to replace the roof on our shop. Tony phoned me and emailed me a detailed quote, the same day I made the request. The next day he arrived with colour samples. He answered all my questions and addressed all my concerns. His crew arrived within a week and completed the job in one day. Their clean-up was terrific. Hardly knew they had been in the yard. It has been a long time since I have received such prompt, courteous, efficient service. Thank you AMT metal roofing!
Cindy Dextraze
20:12 20 Apr 24
We were just so impressed with how hard they worked on our roof. Great communication. Good cleanup job. No hidden charges or extras.
Mariellen Meszaros
17:01 12 Mar 24
AMT Roofing was the clear choice for us when redoing our roof. They are professional and efficient. Tony, the project manager, always returned calls immediately and answered all of our questions. We are so happy with our choices. The roofers were knowledgeable and such hard workers! They were very conscious of cleaning up everything after they left each day. Would recommend the quality and service of this company for sure!
kathy leblanc
15:20 06 Oct 23
I can’t even begin to say how happy I am with AMT roofing. They were able to get us in right away and did an amazing job! The boys worked crazy hard everyday and kept everything clean and organized. I would HIGHLY recommend AMT metal roofing, these guys are awesome!Marc
Marc Prince
00:10 27 Sep 23
High quality work.
linda Craig
02:58 16 Apr 23
From the first time I called for information on a metal roof, Tony was exceptionally prompt and professional. Our project was started on time and despite some terrible weather, it was finished on time. The team installing the roof was also very professional, kept the area clean and were very hard working. The roof looks fantastic. We a very pleased with the finished product. I would definitely recommend this company. Thanks Tony.
Kristi Williams
02:01 23 Nov 22
Excellent team. Excellent product. Highly recommend. Thanks guys.
Christian Barr
12:48 22 Oct 22
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