Roof Type Material Options

In today's world of roofing material there are many more options than in years past. Historically the roofing options where asphalt shingles, slate, clay or concrete. Now we have alternatives that are new advancements in material as well as an updated look for existing roof types. Click to learn more about all types of roofing material below.

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Understanding Different Types of Roofing Material

Protect your investment and increase the value of your home with the right roof type.

The roofing material you choose, no matter for repair or a new roof, should be chosen with a lot of things in mind. The modern roof types have came along way as in durability and the number of options. You should keep in mind the local weather when deciding on your new roof type. You may even decide based on the slope of your roof or possibly the color of the shingles. Here at Ultimate Choice Roofing we will help guide you to making the best educated decision about the new roof type.

Contact us now for your free bid! We provide quality roofing services including roof repair, new roof installation and commercial roofing needs as well.

Asphalt Roof Shingles

These are the most commonly used roof type across the united states due to the durability in all weather type. Today they are made with a fiber glass mat to help from tearing and increase the overall strength. The strength will depend on the class rating and will also effect the life of the shingles. The various classes are resistant to different wind mph. There are even shingles that are impact resistant to hail.

Another reason they are so popular is due to the ease of installation and the cost. Asphalt shingles are among the most cost effective options for a new roof. One more reason is the color options available.

Asphalt Roof Shingles

Composite Roof Type

These are synthetic, multi-material shingles made of fiberglass, asphalt and recycled paper products. They are also fire resistant but don't have a problem with moisture either. There's even on on the market now that is mold and algae resistant. Also, if damaged the shingles can be individually replaced. Composite roofing material is crack resistant and shouldn't peel or warp. It can be found in almost any color so they are versatility and used at a high level by any roofing company near me or you. They are literally used nation wide.

Metal Roofing

Metal roofing is commonly found in a commercial setting as well as farm buildings. It is now becoming more popular for homes as well. The metal roof can be installed directly over the old roof without tearing off existing material. It can also be cut and designed onsite or ordered to fit.

Installed on residential homes it can last up to 60 years. Its real light, can withstand high winds, it wont burn and its much easier for snow removal. Although it can be noisier in a hail storm and it can also be damaged be the hail stones.

Slate Roof

Slate tiles are among the most expensive of all roof types. It will also last a longer period of time than other material. Slate roofing can last over 100 years! In a wet climate it works great due to it's resistance to mold and fungus. It's pretty heavy and can break easily under weight.

It can be a great expense but the elegant flair and longevity sure can make it all worth it! It takes a great install for it all to last to it's potential age so make a good ultimate choice.

Ultimate Choice Roofing is your local roofing type expert

Your mind can be at ease. We are a roofing contractor that stands by our work. The quality installation helps insure the maximum life for the roof type you select. Our roofing installers are a well versed in all roofing material and install withing the manufactures recommendation. We strive to exceed expectation from anyone we work with from clients to vendors.

Our roofing service extends from our home office in Richardson to all surrounding cities including Dallas, Plano, McKinney, Allen, Fort Worth, Arlington, Grand Prairie, Rowlette, Rockwall, Garland and all DFW area cities.