How To Choose The Right Roofing Material

roofing materialUpgrading the roof of your home can effectively communicate your style and individuality. Although the installation and specialized framing are both very important factors, it is just as important to be able to choose the right overall material. This can bring your home’s exterior to a completely new level.

When choosing a roofing material, these are questions that you should always keep in mind:

Does the product meet the standard of the fire codes in your area?
Does the the material come in various styles and colors so that it complements your home?
How much will it cost?
What is the lifespan of the material and its warranties?
Will the product be heavy enough that special framing will be required?
Will this material require any special maintenance or installation?
Will this product be able to withstand severe weather that is specific to your area?

Once you go down this checklist and are able to answer each of these questions, then you are well on your way to choosing the roofing material that will best suit you and your home.

Popular Roofing Materials:

There are many different options for roofing materials, but some are more popular than others:

Asphalt Shingles
Clay and Concrete Tiles
Metal Roofing
Slate
Wooden Shakes and Shingles

There is a lot that goes into choosing the correct roofing material, but Firehouse Roofing is here to guide you every step of the way. Give us a call at (972) 965-3477 to discuss your options and set up an appointment for a consultation.