There are a variety of options available for roofing materials. What are they used for?
Asphalt roof shingles are probably the most popular choice around the United States, with three-tab asphalt shingles being most popular. There are also architectural shingles. These come with no slots to break up the slab. It is an affordable roof option that will last from 15-25 years. Although this type of roof lasts longer, it is more expensive.
When placed correctly, are able to endure for an extended period of time. To ensure that the wood roof is waterproof and watertight, it should be soaked with water. It must dry immediately in order to prevent developing mold.
Instead of being split into smaller pieces, roofs made of metal are constructed as one large part. This eliminates the risk of roof leakage due to rain or wind. It is possible for snow to fall directly off these roofs, which is important depending on your location. They are the more expensive and long-lasting.
Call a roofing contractor near you to ask about the different options they offer. The video below will provide an overview of the many roofing options you are able to choose from for your next roofing project.