Shingle roofing is the most traditional type of roofing. Most new homes that are built are built with shingle roofs. The reason is simple - shingle roofs hold up against all the weather ailments, and they last! Different shingles carry different warranties, and like with everything, there is cheap shingles and there are high quality shingles. There are different options in terms of color, design, etc, and it is vital that you know what type of shingles are going on top of your house, because the last thing you want is cheap materials, allowing water to leak through the roof and into your home, causing mold to grow...
While metal roofing carries a higher price tag than its counterparts, the benefits could be endless! Money will most definitely be saved in the long run. Metal roofs not only last a lifetime (whereas others need to be re-done after X amount of years), it will also increase value of your home. And no, just because you have a metal roof, does not mean you are more susceptible to lightning strikes. The varieties of these types of roofs are also abundant, and in certain areas, you may actually save on your homeowners insurance if you have a metal roof installed!
Cedar roofs are pretty cool. They give the home that log cabin look, and to some, it is beautiful! There are different kinds of cedar roofs: handsplit shakes [longer shingles which offer a more rustic look], tapersawn shakes [a bit more thicker of a shingle enhancing a smooth style], and regular old cedar shingles [ema more flatter, uniform looking shingle]! Speak with us about the varying cedar roofing, and you might just find yourself wanting to stand out from the rest of the neighborhood, and get yourself a nice, eye-popping cedar roof!