When something breaks on your home, you might be tempted to find the cheapest alternative instead of investing massive amounts of money. However, sometimes the more expensive choice is the better one. A few years ago, I realized that we needed a new roof. After doing a little research, I chose inexpensive shingles and nails. After the new products were installed, I could tell that there was a problem. Fortunately, a roofer friend of mine spotted the trouble and helped me to repair my home. This blog is all about helping you to decode roofing materials, so that you can avoid problems down the road.
The durability of your roof plays a central role in determining just how much maintenance, cleaning and repair work you'll have to complete over the course of its lifespan. Understanding the benefits and drawbacks of the three most common types of highly durable roofing solutions can help you pick the one that is best suited for your home's needs.
Metal roofing can come in either larger panels, which can be installed much quicker, or in shingles, which can recreate the classic appearance of asphalt roofs. [Read More]