There are plenty of roofing materials that today’s homeowners can choose from. Thanks to modern manufacturing technologies, most of these options are considered safe for any home. However, since roof replacement can cost a lot, it’s important to make sure you’re not just picking a good choice, but the best your money can buy.
No Universal Option
There’s no such thing as the ultimate “best” roofing material because each home has its own set of roofing needs, but there is such as thing as the most suitable option for your home. In order to find it, you need to look at two aspects of a roofing material: its form and function.
You want a roof replacement that will match the look of your house to improve its curb appeal, to raise its overall value, and, in some cases, even match the look of your neighbor’s homes. Common factors you should consider include color, texture, dimensions and your home exterior’s visual style. Thinking of these factors when picking a material ensures you will have a roofing material. If you’re overwhelmed, it’s highly recommended to consult reputable roofers for a second opinion.
A reliable roof replacement uses materials that make the roof capable of withstanding the harsh elements in an area’s local climate. Also, factors like thermal resistance will dictate how energy-efficient your new roof will be, while availability and ease of installation will play a big role in how easy it is to keep a roof maintained or repaired as soon as possible. While you can always go for the most durable, most efficient option, there might be an option that will give you similar results at a much smaller price tag.
Different roofing materials have different warranty coverages. Some have warranties that cover issues related to installation, while others cover only problems related to product defects. Many warranties require roofing materials to be installed or repaired by a licensed roof repair contractor, so make sure you take a closer look at each warranty so you know if you’re getting enough coverage.
We can help you choose the best material for your new roof. Kidd-Luukko Corporation is the most trusted roofing company in Hartford, CT; Springfield, MA; and Providence, RI. Call us at (508) 372-0400 or fill out this contact form to request a free quote.