Asphalt Shingles are the most popular choice for roof coverings in America. The positive aspects of asphalt shingles include low installation and maintenance costs. Roofs made out of these shingles come in different grades. The better the grade, the longer the life expectancy, which can range from 15 to 30 years. The asphalt coverings actually a composite made up of either a fiberglass or rag mat with asphalt, which is covered with colored mineral granules. Asphalt shingles come in a variety of colors and styles. Individual shingles may be replaced if damaged.
Asphalt shingle roofing advantages:
- Range from low-cost 3-tab shingle to architectural shingles with extra durability
- Many Colors, types, and manufacturers
- Suitable for most residential applications
- Easy to repair
- Fire resistant
Homeowners are drawn to the look, texture, and color choices of tile. Styles include mission, rounded and flat. Priced around the same as wood, tile is made os either concrete or clay and normally lasts ver 50+ years. Although there is little to no maintenance necessary, the underpinning for your roof must be able to handle the extra weight that tile carries and replacement costs are high.
Tile roofing advantages:
- Many colors and styles
- Available in clay or cement
- Easy to maintain
- Extremely durable when maintained
Metal roofing is fast becoming a preferred material across the country. New alloys and coatings make metal roofing panels more durable, with extended life cycles that can exceed shingles or shakes. Innovations in metal roofing paint systems and coating technology have significantly enhanced the performance of metal roofs. Today's metal roofs use a coasted steel substance which virtually eliminates worries about rust and corrosion, and resist fading, chalking, and cracking under even the toughest conditions. Plus metal roofs can be architecturally dramatic and colorful.
Available in different looks including but not limited to cedar shingles, slate, or standing seam.
- Choice of many colors
- Light weight
- Long life span ( at least 50 years)
- Low Maintenance
- Can be installed over existing roofs
- Environmentally friendly
Wood Shingles and Shakes
Wood roofing, which comes in cedar, red wood and cypress, lasts longer but is more expensive than asphalt. It can last for up to 35 years. Many people enjoy it for the natural look it provides. Fire resistant shingles are pressure treated with preservatives and are safest and last longest. With age, wood may become brittle or shrink, causing the roof covering to be compromised. Individual shingles may be replaced as needed.
Wood roofing advantages
- Natural look weathering to a soft grey
- Offers some insulation value
- Blends in with the environment
- Easy to repair or replace
- Long lasting if maintained (30 to 50 years)
This material is extremely durable and graceful, coming in a variety of looks, while offering low maintenance costs. Typical colors are grey, black and red. Like tile, slate carries the onus of extra weight and this high-quality roofing material can be expensive. However slate roof can last over 100 years with little or no maintenance.
Slate roof advantages:
- Beautiful, distinctive appearance
- Long life span
- Low maintenance
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