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Choosing the right material is an essential step when installing roof shingles. There are plenty of materials available and each one of them has its pros and cons. There is no one fit all material, and you should consider your personal needs and wishes, as well as the roof installation company’s advice.
Here are some pros and cons of the most popular roofing materials.
Architectural shingles or asphalt shingles installation
These materials are considered the most popular in the United States, with architectural shingles being a high-end option or asphalt shingles.
- The most common and affordable option
- Easy installation and maintenance
- Low weight
- Fire resistance
- The lifespan of nearly 20 to 30 years
- A big variety of available colors, sizes, styles, and shapes
- Less durable compared to other types of more expensive materials
- Relatively short lifespan
Therefore installing roof shingles is a good option if your budget for roof installation is limited.
Metal roof installation
- Good for flat and steep roofs
- The long life span of nearly 50 years
- Can resist extreme weather and other damaging factors
- Energy-efficient solution due to the reflection of the sun's rays
- Fire resistance
- Environmentally friendly and can be recycled
- An expensive and less common option
- Difficult to repair
Installing roof shingles made of tile
- Can last over 100 years
- Very durable and fire-resistant
- Natural material made from minerals
- Energy-efficient like metal shingles
- Available in a lot of styles, shapes, and sizes
- Tile shingles roof installation is two to three times as expensive as asphalt shingles installation
- The complicated process of roof installation
- Expensive repairs
These are the main roofing materials that Advantage Remodeling and Roofing offers to their customers. Once you have chosen your desired option you can use our roof installation calculator or call us right away to discuss your options. Call us today to get a free roof inspection and get an estimate for your roof installation.