Many homeowners want to reroof their houses, which is a desirable alternative to ripping off an old roof and installing a new one. But it’s still a big decision and a major expense.
Choosing the right roofing material can be confusing. And, because this process is so involved and even stressful, it’s not something that many homeowners want to do often.
But that’s often the case, depending on the roofing material.
For instance, asphalt shingles usually have a 15- to 20-year warranty and if you live in hurricane-prone areas, you could face some serious problems. During high winds, shingles often fly off the home, making it vulnerable to water damage.
Metal roofing, on the other hand, has a 50-plus-year warranty. It will not only withstand hurricanes, it also has a Class A fire rating.
So you get a roof that isn’t just stylish, with the ridges and embossment that