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Roof Repair | Different Styles

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Roof Repair | All You Need To Know About Roofing Materials

There is a specific architectural style for every building and the roofing materials have a huge role to play in it. We have gathered useful information about the roofing materials and the architecture for which they are best suited.

Different Roofing Materials

Given below are the various types of roofing materials and information about the architecture for which they will be more suitable:

  1. Asphalt

Asphalt shingles are the most popular type of roofing materials. They are easily available in various sizes, shapes, and colors. Moreover, they have higher durability for all types of temperatures. They are also suitable for almost all types of architectural design owing to their immense usage and popularity.

  1. Ceramic

Ceramic tile floors are extremely popular as well. Besides, they are the oldest materials used for roof construction. They are more suitable for adobe and stucco types of architecture. These are extremely suitable for the areas with a hotter climate.

  1. Cedar Shakes

This material is more often used in the houses in Colorado and Pacific Northwest as this species is more common there. It gives a very natural look to the roofs. 

  1. Metal Roofs

Historically, metal was used as roofing material in barns and sheds. However, because of its strength and style it has come in use as a roofing material for Lexington type houses.

  1. Slate

This is the most expensive among the roofing materials. It has a visual beauty, which is impossible to compete by any other type of roofing material. Therefore, it is used in the roofs of high value buildings mostly.

Now that you know about all the major types of roofing materials, it must be easier for you to decide which one to use for your roof.  You can get more information about the best roofing material for your home from TRW Roofing