Choosing a Roofing Services Company

A roofing services company also called a roofing contractor is the company who will either put a new roof on your home or will do a roof replacement. They may also service the roof for maintenance or repair purposes.

When you have to call a roofing services company you may be looking for a new roof on a new home.

There are a lot of roofing materials that can go on a new home. A lot more are available than in past decades. Asphalt shingles have been used for about one hundred years.

Slate has been a popular roofing material in the past. Slate will last almost forever. But slate is about ten times more expensive than asphalt shingles but it will also last over one hundred years. If you have ever seen an old slate roof it is really a glorious looking roof.

If you have to repair your slate roof it does take some effort and also some money. Today there is synthetic slate made with slate dust in a glass fiber resin or cemented fiber. So you can get the slate look with out the cost of authentic slate tiles.

Of course, metal roofs have become more popular on residential buildings as in the past few years. But if you are looking to install a new metal roof make sure you choose a roofing services company that has installed a metal roof on residential buildings before. Metal has a lot of pluses like it is almost maintenance free.

It is light weight and is also energy efficient. In fact some cities give an energy discount if you use a metal roof on a residential building. It does not decompose and it comes with a thirty to fifty year warranty. It also reflects the sun so energy costs may be lower. It may have to be sprayed off once in a while.

Red tile roofs and concrete tile roofs are also very popular as new roofs on new homes. They are rated Class A fire rated and may withstand seismic movement. They are heavy and cost more than asphalt shingles or cedar shake. There are a lot of roofing material choices and these are only a few.

When you choose your roofing services company to put a roof on your new home you are need to chose an experienced company that can install your roof in a professional manner.

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