Whatever the time of the year, it’s never too late to invest in a new roofing system for your home. All you need to do is find the roofing material that best suits the structural requirements and architectural design of your property. Here’s a quick rundown of the top roofing materials for 2018.
Over 70% of all single-family homes in the United States are roofed with asphalt shingles. This roofing material is popular because of its affordability, design versatility and weather resistance. Asphalt can also last up to 30 years when properly maintained, providing an economical yet effective roofing solution.
As a GAF Master Elite® contractor, we install Timberline® Lifetime shingles, North America’s top-selling line of shingles. They come in a wide array of styles and colors to match your exterior. They are also backed by a strong lifetime limited warranty.
A metal roof is considered a green roofing material because of its high solar reflectivity. This means heat bounces off of the roof instead of being absorbed by it, thus helping to keep your interior cooler. Moreover, metal roofing can withstand both fire and water and can last up to 50 years.
Wood shakes have been used for hundreds of years to protect homes from torrential rainfall, high winds and hail impacts. Nowadays, homeowners tend to choose wood shakes or shingles for the sake of historical accuracy, eco-friendliness and natural appeal.
Slate roofing systems can last for a century or more if properly maintained. They are fire-resistant, aesthetically appealing and thermally efficient, which can help boost your home’s value. Plus, they are recyclable, which means they don’t add up to the bulk of construction waste in landfills.
Turn to a premier roofing company like Edmunds General Contracting, LLC for your roof installation and repair projects. Call us today at (877) 618-5955 to learn more about our products and services. We serve residents of Andover and Lawrence.