What is a Tin Roof? The History & Origins of Tin Roofing

“Tin roofing” is a term often used today to describe any metal roofing system, but are roofs really made of tin? Where does the term come from? Today on the Metal Roofing Channel, Thad looks back at the history of metal roofing in the United States and across the world to explore the origins of tin roofing. From mining, to casting, to manufacturing, this episode reveals the true story of this historically popular roofing material.