Choosing the right residential roofing service for your home involves many factors. The aesthetic is one of them, but your choice should also consider: available budget, roof slope, warranty’s coverage, and the durability of the material.
Açores Roofing is specialized in shingle roof, cedar roof, slate roof, synthetic material, and flat roof. We can help you to decide what roof is best for your need.
Asphalt shingles are the most popular choice for homeowners. They are available in a variety of colours, shapes, and styles. This choice is also suitable for almost every type of roof. There are many advantages of having asphalt shingles; the cost-effectiveness is one of them. Asphalt shingles are affordable and require less maintenance when compared to other roofing products. They are easy to install and, therefore, easy to repair in case of damage. They have a proven record of effectiveness and have been on the market for more than a century. Besides, reliable brands assure the quality of their asphalt shingles by providing warranties that range from 20 years to lifetime.
Cedar roofing has been around since colonial times. This traditional and eco-friendly roofing option gives the exterior of your home a rustic and tailored appearance. It also helps you to save on heating and air conditioning bills. Cedar is a natural insulator and allows your home to keep warm temperatures during colder months and cooler temperatures during the hottest ones. The material’s strength makes it durable, and with the correct installation and maintenance, your roof can last for around 30 years. In addition, cedar roofing is resistant to strong winds and severe storms.
Slate roofs are made to last over a century! This is because slate is a metamorphic rock derived from shale-type sedimentary rock composed of clay or volcanic ash. Consequently, this material is extremely durable and requires little or no maintenance. Slate roof tiles give your home an elegant appearance with their beautiful range of colours; they also enhance your home’s perceived value due to their durability. Therefore, increasing the resale value. Slate is also fire and mould resistant and has excellent performance during winter as the material is resistant to frost damage. However, slate roofs are not made for every home. The material is heavy, and the structure of your roof has to be engineered for slate.
Synthetic slates have the beauty and the uniqueness of natural slates but are easier to install and have lesser cost. Additionally, synthetic slates require low maintenance and are made to last longer than the authentic material; they contain UV-ray inhibitors to reduce the sun’s damage. They also have the highest impact resistance level for roofing materials and are fire-resistant. Synthetic slates are lightweight; therefore, they are easy to transport, and a standard roof structure can support them – no need for reinforcement.
Flat roofs are more common in commercial buildings but are also an excellent choice for homeowners. Açores Roofing works with a variety of flat roofs: tar and gravel, TPO, modified bitumen, EPDM, and Duradek. We explained the differences between them on our commercial roofing services page. Flat roofs give your home a modern look, and with the right measures, you can turn it into a living area. Besides, they have low installation and maintenance costs; a well-maintained flat roof has a life expectancy of 10 years, but it can vary, depending on the system installed.
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