These elements are typically flat, rectangular shapes laid in courses from the bottom edge of the roof up, with each successive course overlapping the joints below. Shingles are made of various materials such as wood, slate, flagstone, fibre cement, metal, plastic, and composite material such as asphalt shingles.
Concrete and clay tiles are manufactured in a wide array of colors, from light shades to dark or multi-colored, making it easy to coordinate your roof with exterior colors.
They are very environmentally friendly because the Materials do not deplete limited natural resources and have no chemical preservatives used in the production; all waste can be recycled and does not go into land fills.
The biggest advantage to installing a slate roof on your home is the appearance. Slate roof tiles are made of 100% natural stone, and have a naturally cleft surface with beautiful color variation ranging over the entire roof. Slate roof tiles are also extremely durable, outlasting the buildings they are installed on in some cases.
In addition to being beautiful and durable, slate roof tiles are also fireproof and environmentally friendly.
Enviroshake is a pioneer in the composite roofing industry, and has developed a superior composite blend and formulation that is used to create the company’s signature roofing products, Enviroshake, Enviroshingle, and Enviroslate. The durable and attractive premium quality roofing materials are the only composites on the market that authentically look like natural cedar shakes, cedar shingles, and natural slate, while also offering unsurpassed performance and longevity.
In terms of cost-savings, cedar wood is long-lasting, making it an ideal roofing material. Cedar lasts at least 10 years longer than common roofing materials, like asphalt. Cedar wood roofs are also energy efficient, providing a natural insulation up to two times that of asphalt shingles. This allows you to conserve home heating and cooling costs, and significantly save on energy bills.
Not to be overlooked are the benefits of using an eco-friendly roofing material.
Perhaps the greatest advantage of all is the natural beauty of cedar and the way in which it gracefully ages into a beautiful grayish silver tone.
You can expect a long life from a properly applied torch-on roof. Because of its durability, you can get up to 20 years from the roof if installed by a professional roofing company.
Because it is tear and puncture resistant, your torch-on roof will need less repairs over its lifetime. Modifications are easy if changes to the roof need to be made such as adding a skylight. Sheets of the material can be purchased, cut to shape, and applied around the roofing modifications.
Low maintenance and long life make the torch-on roof a good choice for protecting flat roofs. Professional installation will make sure you don’t have leaks around openings in the roof. Get the most out of your torch-on roof by having experienced roofers do the job right from the start.
We offer all of the roofing repairs necessary to get your home back to its desired look and function. As a trusted leader in roofing, our professional and knowledgeable staff handles every repair, whether small or large, with the same dedication, expertise and professionalism.