Residential roofing type
Residential roofing can vary. That’s why it’s important to contact a top residential roofing professional as a property owner, when you are exploring what type of roof you need to install on your home, there are a lot of things to consider.
What about concrete tiles or slate roofs? Slate tiles? What roof design? etc…
Working with professional contractors is the first step on how to understand your roofing options and finding the best fit. At Steele Restoration, we’ll walk you through the roof styles that best suit your home and design a roofing system that matches your vision.
5 Types of Roofing types
There are five common types of residential roofing that you could choose from when mulling a new roof or retro-fit.
- Asphalt Shingles
This is commonly used in the United States, and for a good reason. Inexpensive and simple to install. Asphalt shingles usually last up to 20 years or more on an average home. In addition to their cost-effective nature and durability, asphalt shingles come in a wide variety of colors and styles. Sunlight reflective, resistant, and providing additional waterproofing support for your home.
- Slate Shingles
Sophisticated and upscale type of roofing material. These are made from concrete, providing your home with resistance to rot and fire. Easy to maintain and have a life expectancy of 100 years. The slate shingles’ weight and the cost require a high degree of expertise for installation.
- Wood Shakes
Cedar shake roofs use wood shingles. They have a very distinct and natural look because every shingle slightly varies in size. These roofing types have been around since the colonial era for a lot of reasons. Eco-friendly, it has a high UV rays’ resistance which efficiency makes them highly effective in areas with lots of sunlight.
- Metal Roofing
Recently, metal roofing has been trending. Metal shingles are low maintenance, environmentally friendly, lightweight, and durable. The average life of a metal shingle is 50+ years, which means your investment will last a long time relative to other roofing types.
- Clay Tiles
These are baked molded clay. It comes in a various range of thicknesses and textures. In addition to coming in a variety of sizes and shapes, clay tiles are typically available in shades of white, yellow, orange, and brown. Durable (50 to 70 years), fireproofed.
There you go! You can now decide on which of the above style of roofing to adopt.
The best residential roofing company in Charlotte, NC
Steele Restoration is a fully licensed and insured Charlotte NC based general contractor and roofing company specializing in roofing, siding, and storm damage restoration for single-family homes, multi-family complexes, and commercial and industrial sites. We service Charlotte and surrounding areas including Rock Hill, Lake Norman, Steele Creek, Matthews, Ballantyne, and Blakeney.