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What are the different types of roofing materials?

Author: United Roofers Inc. |

Here are some common types of roofing materials:

  1. Asphalt Shingles:
    • Durable and cost-effective.
    • Available in architectural and three-tab styles.
    • Uniform appearance.
    • Waterproof, fire-resistant, and UV-protective.
  2. Clay Tiles
    • Aesthetically pleasing with regional charm.
    • Exceptionally durable against windstorms, earthquakes, and fires.
    • Last 50 years or more.
    • Heavy and require sturdy roof structure.
  3. Concrete Tiles
    • Similar durability to clay tiles but lighter.
    • Resistant to fires, wind, and earthquakes.
    • Customizable appearance.
  4. Metal Roofing
    • Durable and long-lasting.
    • Available in various styles (standing seam, metal shingles).
    • Energy-efficient and recyclable.
  5. Membrane Roofing
    • Used for flat roofs or low-pitch roofs.
    • Types include EPDM, PVC, and modified bitumen’s.
    • EPDM is one of the best membranes.

Remember to consider your location, budget, and home style when choosing the right roofing material! 🏠🔨