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Metal shingles can mimic wood, asphalt, and slate roofing. These shingles are on average $1-3 per square feet less expensive than standing seam.
Wood roofing looks great with the charming Coconut Grove cottages, Craftsman- and Tudor-style homes of Coral Gables. With age, they become more silvery and sandy brown. Wood roofs can be lasted up to 50 year in dry climates, but must be treated in areas that are susceptible to fire and weatherproofed in order for them to withstand the Miami climate. Water damage causes wood roofing to wear faster in wet climates like South Florida.
Redwood, pine and cedar are popular building materials as they all repel insects. Cedar shake roofing, which averages $5-$7 per square feet, is the most widely used choice.