You are getting ready to replace your roof. You made the right decision to hire Lifetime Roof and Solar to do this project. You believe that is the end of your decision-making process. Unfortunately, that is not the case. You still have to consider the materials. You decide that you want to put shingles on your roof. Now, you have to decide what kind of shingles?
Let’s first start with Asphalt Shingles.
- Most cost-effective form of shingle to install.
- Suitable for almost any style of home, especially those with steep sloping roofs.
- Light and do not need to be reinforced structurally
- Straightforward to cut and size, as well as simple to install or replace.
- They are low maintenance, easy to walk on for inspections, maintenance, and repairs
- Resistant to all elements.
- They are low maintenance; easy to walk on, for inspections, maintenance, and repair work.
- Edges and flashings do not need additional equipment.
- Standard and laminated are both available. It also has a variety of colors, brands, degrees of fire resistance, life span ratings.
Now let’s look at wood Shingles.
- An important characteristic for a classic, natural looking roof with distinct character that may raise your home’s value. Thick beautiful shadow lines and depth.
- They are offered in a wide range of widths, colors, thickness and cuts.
- Light and do not need to be reinforced structurally.
- By insulating your attic, it enables your roof to breathe, which makes it more energy efficient.
- It is long lasting and able to withstand powerful storms and debris. They are simple to walk on during inspections, maintenance, or repairs.
- When properly sealed, they are less likely to split, rot, decay due to weather, or risk of fire.
- They are more-pricey than Shingles.
- No plastic sheen or shiny appearance.
- No Cavity back on the underside of the product.
- No mold or mildew growth.
- Has a stand-alone Class A Fire Rating
Lastly, let’s look at Slate Shingles
- Quiet appealing and unusual- can lead to boost your property value.
- Comes in a range of colors and sizes.
- Resistant to fire
- Simple to maintain.
- Long life span and are in it for the long haul.
- They more-costly to install, and maintain.
- Are heavy and require necessary structural reinforcing as well as using specialized tools.
- During inspections, maintenance and repair work, they are fragile, breakable, and difficult to walk on.
Lifetime Roof and Solar in Denver, Colorado is ready to assist you in deciding which shingles will be utilized to complete your project. We have the ability and expertise to handle any task, from the most- simple asphalt shingle to the most accurate wood, or slate shingle. For a free estimate and consultation