With the wide array of roofing materials available these days, here goes a few options to select for your new home.
These days, asphalt shingles are becoming very common all over the globe. They are quite cheap and comes in a variety of colors. With asphalt roofing, you can rest assured that your roof will be alright for 20 to 30 years. You have the option of going for the standard 3 tab shingles or thicker shingles. You may look for samples to choose the most suitable option for your home.
This is one of the choicest options of roof for most homeowners. If you can get it properly installed, you can rest assured that it will last for around 50 years at a stretch. But in spite of all these advantages, there are some drawbacks such as expensiveness, high maintenance and its inability to offer protection from fire.
Another elegant option for domestic roofing, slate is a high-end material that sheds ice and water with ease. But slate is quite heavy and requires a sturdy foundation that can endure its weight. In recent years, engineered slate has come to the fore which is a lighter alternative to traditional slate roofing.
In Mediterranean style homes, ceramic roofs are quite common. These roofs are quite beautiful but they are very heavy and the installation process is very labor-intensive.
Nowadays, a number of roof shingles are processed in such a way so that they look like wood or slate, or other materials of your choice. These products are conducive to fire codes and are very cost-effective. The best part is that these roofs do not require much maintenance and lasts for many years. A knowledgeable professional can help you choose the right engineered tile for your roof.
If you are planning to change your roof then let’s show you some great options. Give us a call and our executives will come over and discuss the best options that can fit within your budgets.