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Your Options for Durable Roofing
Clay tiles are environmentally friendly, although they are a costly and heavy material.
What are the most weather-resistant roofing materials? The answers to this question are worth considering when selecting the type of roofing for either a new home or a new roof on an existing home.
"Weather resistant" could be thought of as simply keeping your home dry and protected from the elements. But how does the roofing material hold up to the elements? How will years of exposure to sun, wind, rain, and snow affect different types of roofing materials ? These are issues to consider when taking on a project as costly as a new roof installation.
Engineered Roofing Grows in Popularity
In an article about choosing roofing materials, This Old House writer Steve Thomas says ,
- "The choices range from asphalt shingles to wood shakes and clay tiles, from steel panels to rubber lookalike slate. The most important trend to note, however, is that as with home-construction materials in general, there is an increasing move towards engineered roofing materials . This change is being driven by a few different factors. One is simply the high cost of wood. The second is that in many cases, codes now mandate the use of fireproof construction materials. And third, people understandably want to build with materials that not only look good, but also are very long-lived."
Weighing in All the Factors
Deciding on the most appropriate roofing for your property starts with assessing...
Read the full article in the CalFinder Remodeling and Home Solar Power Magazine