What You Should Consider When Choosing a New Roof

Are you in the market for a new roof? Not sure where to start? Consider these tips when choosing a new or replacement roof. What type of roofing material should I choose? Not every roofing material can be used on the roof of your home. More often than not, if you are remodeling, the existing roof and its framing will determine your choice of roofing material. Should you consider other options, you’ll want to consider not only the cost, but the appearance, performance, and if it’s environmentally friendly. Consider the following and then talk with a roofing contractor like Graves Bros. to get an estimate: Asphalt Asphalt is the most commonly used roofing material and it’s inexpensive. It’s made of a fiberglass medium that’s been impregnated with asphalt and then given a surface of sand-like granules. Asphalt has a life expectancy of around 25 years. Wood Wood was used for … Read More