Roof replacement is one of the largest financial commitments that you will probably make for your home. With so many different options available, it isn’t always easy to determine what roofing material is going to work the best for your particular needs. First, you have to consider your budget. Second, you need to consider the look you are hoping to achieve. Third, you need to think about how long you want your roof to last. The list continues, but you don’t have to stress yourself out. With a roofing specialist working on your side, the process can be simple and painless.
Roof replacement not only adds aesthetic appeal to your home, but it is an investment for the future. Nothing compares to having a solid, leak-free roof on your home. Unfortunately, the majority of homeowners wait until there is a problem before making the call to get the job done. Roughly 75 percent of all homeowners don’t replace the roof on their home until there is a major problem and the damage is being done. By having your roof inspected for possible damage every year, you can minimize the chance of additional damage from occurring and save yourself a lot of hassles and headaches along the way.
- Composite shingles tend to be relatively inexpensive. They are great for hail regions and can withstand winds of 130 mph. This particular material tends to last for 20 years and often needs to be cleaned to remove debris and moss growth.
- Wood shingles work well in a dry climate. Some even come with a 50-year warranty. If you live in an area with severe hail, the thicker shakes tend to work best. For those who live in a wet climate, you need to clean the roof periodically to eliminate moss.
- Metal panels tend to last for quite some time. in fact, some offer a lifetime warranty. They can withstand heavy hail, strong winds and fire. While they do cost more than traditional shingles, they are worth it in the end. You will have to clean them regularly to eliminate the leaves that get trapped in the grooves.
- Slate doesn’t burn, sheds rain and snow well and will last for decades. It takes a lot of skill to install this type of roofing, which is why you don’t see a lot of these roofs out there. It’s a natural material, which is ideal for those who want to conserve energy.
Our roof replacement specialists understand the ins and outs of what needs to be done to get you the roof you need in the shortest amount of time possible. Give us a call to schedule your consultation today.