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Top Best Roofing Sheet Types in India

Our house is a dream for us. And no home is complete without a roof. Not only the home, but all other building structures also requires a proper roof. Sheets (steel, plastic, etc.) or RCC can be used for the roof. Here we will be talking about roofing sheets. Roofing sheets are sheets made up of iron, steel, plastic, aluminum, etc. Today, in this article we have brought the top best roofing sheet types in India for roofing.

Before we Begin…

Roofing sheets are very popular in India. While they are cheaper and affordable than the RCC roofing. Along with that, the flexibility and lightweight features of roofing sheets make them the most preferred roofing type in India.

A premium quality roofing sheet types are versatile and durable. Moreover, they come with properties like anti-corrosion, sustainability, thermal efficiency, and others. Here we are with the Top Best Roofing sheets in India, with premium quality and design.

Here are the Top Best Roofing Sheet Types in India

In India, we have different types of roofing sheets available. These roofing sheets available in the market have different qualities and prices according to the materials they are made up of. So now without delay, let us move on to the list.

UPVC Roofing Sheet

First, let us talk about UPVC (Un-Plasticized Polyvinyl Chloride). In these roofing sheets, there are no plasticizers added to the PVC material. UPVC sheets are rigid and have no flexibility. Moreover, it is one of the popular roofing sheet types in India. The average price of the UPVC roofing sheet is Indian Rupees 50 to 80 per Square Foot.

GI Roofing Sheet

Image: GI roofing sheet

Another best roofing sheet available in India is GI roofing sheets. They are zinc or zinc + aluminum, galvanized sheets. These materials in GI sheets help to make sheets, anti-corrosive. We can find them in plain and corrugated form. The average price of GI roofing sheet in India is Indian Rupees 30 to 90 per square foot.

AC Roofing Sheet

AC Asbestos cement (AC) roofing sheet contains asbestos fiber as a reinforcement material. This asbestos fiber is mixed with cement in the manufacturing process. The average price of the AC, roofing sheet is INRS 210 per running meter.

Plastic Roofing Sheet

Plastic roofing sheets comprise the materials such as Polyethylene Terephthalate, High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE), Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC – U), Low-Density Polyethylene (LDPE), etc. One of the best uses of plastic roofing sheets is that light can pass through them. Thus, it is best to use it in places where natural light can pass through it.

Plastic roofing sheets are flexible as well as lightweight. Along with that, they are waterproof and anti-corrosive. The average price for a plastic roofing sheet may vary from INRS 50 to INRS 160 per sq. ft.

Aluminum Roofing Sheet

Another most used roofing sheet in India is Aluminum roofing sheets. It comprises aluminum. These roofing sheets are light and full of strength. Moreover, they are durable and have a shiny luster. Furthermore, they are easy to install and also have a low maintenance cost. The average cost of an aluminum roofing sheet is INRS 60 to 250 per kg.

Polycarbonate Roofing Sheet

Polycarbonate roofing sheets contain polycarbonate. Polycarbonate is an amorphous thermoplastic with carbonate groups in its chemical structures. These sheets are high in cost, thus they are in limited use.

These roofing sheets are transparent, which allows light to pass through them. We can use it in greenhouses, warehouses, carports, and other areas where sunlight is in need. The price may vary between INRS 80 to 150 per sq. ft.

FRP Roofing Sheet

Here we have the next top best roofing sheet types in India, that is FRP roofing sheets. FRP sheets comprise Fiber-Reinforced Plastic (FRP). It is a material made up of thermosetting resin and fiberglass. In these roofing sheets, Fiberglass work as a reinforcing material rigidity and to hold on to the molded shape.

These roofing sheets are available in a flat or corrugated form. Moreover, they are anti-corrosive and have a low maintenance cost. The average price for FRP roof sheets is INR 500/- to 950/- per sq. m.

PVC Roofing Sheet

PVC is a kind of thermoplastic polymer made by the polymerization of the vinyl chloride monomer. These types of roofing sheets are weather and water-resistant. Along with that, they are non-corrosive, and light. Thus, these sheets are popular among other roofing sheet types in India. The average price of PVC roofing sheet is INRS 30 to 300 per sq. feet.

PUF Roofing Sheet

Now let us talk about the PUF roofing sheet. Inserting PUF (polyurethane Foam) between the two sheets of similar material and size makes the PUF roof sheets. We can use these roofing sheets for the reduction of heat transfer in the buildings. The average price of a PUF roofing sheet is INRS 1250 per sq meter.

Bio-Composite Roofing Sheet

The next roofing sheet type we have is the Bio Composite Roofing sheet. These roofing sheets are traditional roofing sheets and comprise bio-composite materials. People in rural areas, mostly use bio-composite roofing sheets. Sisal fiber, jute fiber, coconut coir, etc. are some examples of bio-composite roofing sheets.

Galvalume and Color-Coated Roofing Sheet

Here we have Galvalume and Color-Coated Roofing Sheet. It is usually made up of 55% aluminum, 43% zinc, and 1.5% silicon combined with the premium quality color coat. Along with that, these sheets are anti-corrosive sheets and look good as well. The average price for these types of sheets in India is INRS. 300 per sq. Meter.

These are the top best roofing sheets types in India.

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