Few Different Roofing Materials Used for Residences

Few Different Roofing Materials Used for Residences

As a homeowner, you are free to select your preferred types of roofing materials as per your budget and convenience and any roof you choose may have its own pros and cons. Certainly, no roofing material will always be the perfect solution.

If you have some ideas about them, then you will be able to choose a perfect roofing material. Stay Dry Roofing is able to supply you the desired type of roofing material that you may need for your home.

The following are a few roofing materials that you can get from the market.

  1. Asphalt shingles

You can provide western continental property look to your home with this material which is usually a by-product of petroleum, which is further strengthened by using a different color coating of mineral granules.

However, they can be a little expensive.

  1. Wooden shingles and shakes

This is very commonly found in many homes and provides a rustic look and hence many people often prefer this kind of roofing material. However, these roofing materials are flammable and also can be expensive as well.

  1. Slate tiles

You can find slate tiles in many old buildings and they are still intact. If you can select the right kind of material and use a proper roofing professional during installation then it can be a very durable type of roofing. However, it will be a costlier option.

  1. Metal roofing

Many homeowners choose this material for roofing due to its sturdiness and also can be quite durable. Metal roofing may not need too much maintenance too. Metal roofing can also be a bit costly option and can be a little noisy during rain.

  1. Built-up roofing (BUR)

BUR was in use since the 19th century too and it can also be quite long-lasting roof material. This can also be a quite sturdy material and hence will be a little costlier. Besides that, you will also need extra roofing joists for providing support to your roof.

  1. Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer (EPDM)

ERDM materials can be quickly installed and are quite durable too. It can also withstand various adverse climates and quite affordable too. Usually, they are available in black color only. If you prefer any other color then it can be expensive.


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