Choosing The Right Roof

Choosing a roof for your home can be one of the bigger decisions of your life. This will ultimately be the top of your home and will keep you safe during rain, hail, and any storm that may happen over the next 20-70 years depending on the roofing material you choose. When you start your search into the great unknown of roofing, there are a few things to consider and pay attention to. Below, we have compiled a small list of where you can start when you are ready to get a new roof.

Where To Start

Price – This is going to be a big factor into what you are going to get. If you are on a strict budget, you may want to look at traditional shingles. They last for around 20 years and are the less expensive of the major roofing materials. The thing you have to remember is that this is an investment and in order for you to get a quality roof, you have to pay for it.

Longevity – If you plan on staying in your home for the long haul you probably want to invest in a roof that will last a little longer like metal shingles or if you are feeling really long term, slate is always a great option; lasting around 70-100 years.

Look – This is the most important part, how do you want your roof to look? This is what will make your break your final decision and you should think wisely about it. Wood has a very different look than metal and metal has a different look than shingles so it is all up to preference.

If you are looking to get a new roof, give Assurance Roofing a call at 502-228-7717 and let us help you decide.