Not too long ago, shingles, asphalt, clay and slate had joined concrete tiles as some of the options that were used for the whole roofing process. Nowadays, advanced roofing materials have been known to provide a very unprecedented range of alternatives and a new look for all of the existing materials that were used as well. As promised, here is a list of some different types of roofing to consider before you start with your new re-roofing project.
– Solar tiles have indeed become a really popular opinion among people who have started working on their roofs. Some advanced solar tiles have been known to be seamlessly get integrated into shingles, and then they have also been known to generate 1 kilowatt of energy per 100 square feet, and that is indeed good news. On sunny days, the solar panels will make sure that the batteries in your house are all charged up and that your entire house runs on clean and 100% green energy. Apple Inc is one company that has taken enormous strides in this area, and they have made sure that their entire company runs on energy collected through renewable means.
– Asphalt shingles are some of the most common roofing materials in the United States Of America because they are some of the most effective for all kinds of environmental conditions. Impact-resistant shingles will indeed qualify for a discount on the premium of the home owner.
– Metal roofs are the next most popular roof types and have been adapted into so many buildings and houses as well. They will come in vertical panels or even in shingles which end up resembling slate, tiles and will end up lasting 60 years. Metal has been known to excel at fighting off rain and even snow as well. It will be resistant to burns, and it is even resistant to high winds. It is also lightweight and can be installed over other kinds of existing roofs. But, you need to keep in mind that it can be really noisy in the rainy season and it may even be intolerable when there is hail. The average cost would be $5-$10 per square foot, and that would completely depending on the type and the style of the metal. The corrosion also varies by which material you are dealing with.
– Stone-coated steel, is also a great option which has been known to mimic slate, clay, and shingles and they also resist damage which is caused by heavy rains.
– Clay and even concrete tiles have been known to withstand damages with is caused by natural calamities. Do choose this the next time you are considering new roofs.