From asphalt shingles to wood shake, roofing material is a very important consideration since it contributes to the overall style and look of your home. Most homeowners want roof replacement that is affordable and perfectly fits the style and color of their home.
Updating or renovating your old roof allows you to upgrade it and add value to your home as well. A beautiful new roof contributes to the look and feel of your home. While roof preparation, framing, proper installation are extremely important, the roofing material you choose for the roof takes the exterior of your home and rooftop to the next level.
Asphalt Shingles is the most popular and commonly used residential roofing material in the United States. The reason for their popularity is they are easy to install and economical. Asphalt shingles can be reinforced with organic materials or fiberglass without changing their appearance.
Asphalt comes in a variety of styles and colors. It is widely available and among the least expensive roofing materials in the US. They look best with a wide variety of architectural styles, especially the traditional suburban styles. If they are properly maintained they can last up to 20 to 25 years.
Clay and Concrete Tiles
Concrete and clay tiles can add a lot of texture and elegance to your roof. Genuine flat, scalloped or ribbed clay tiles although are quite heavy but they are extremely durable. They are versatile and less expensive as compared to genuine clay.
Clay and concrete tiles are famous for being long-lasting, noncombustible, and energy efficient. They are also less expensive and, if maintained properly, can last up to 40 to 50 years.
Metal roofing is another popular roofing material. It is resistant to extreme weather conditions. Metal roofs are available in two different forms, panels and shingles, and come in copper, aluminum, zinc and stainless steel. Metal roofs are sleek, long lasting, lightweight. Metal roofing is a durable option and offers high solar reflectance. It is relatively expensive and lasts up to 40 to 75 years.
Frederick Roofers specializes in a variety of roofing materials and provides roof replacement services at affordable cost.