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New Roof/Roof Replacement
Regardless of whether we are installing a new roof or completing work for a roofing repair Durham NC, we always assist our customers with the selection of quality materials for the project. Specifically, we specialize in the repair and installation of:
- Asphalt shingles
- Metal roofing
- Wood or aluminum shake roofing
- Clay or concrete tiles
- BUR/Built-up roof
There are numerous variations for each of these materials that you can choose from. More than that, each option has unique attributes that should be considered before making a well-informed decision about your property. These attributes range from aesthetics and installation cost, longevity, upkeep requirements and more. It is easy to feel overwhelmed by the many options available to you, but rest assured that our Durham roofers will take time to help you explore the options fully
In the United States Asphalt shingles are the most common roofing material used across the nation. Asphalt shingles come in a wide array of durability engineered to be effective in all environmental conditions. Quality varies widely, so it’s important to know what kind of shingle is the right choice for your roof based on the types of severe weather conditions you might experience. The cost of an asphalt shingle roof is generally less expensive than other roofing materials but the average lifespan of an asphalt shingle roof is 20 years. Some premium asphalt shingles boast a lifespan of 50 years. Impact resistant shingles may qualify for a discount on your homeowner’s premium. If you live in a hail prone area, consider impact resistant shingles which have a UL 2218 Class 4 rating. Everything-Roof will give you the best advice to address your roofing needs and explain all the options possible.
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Metal roofing roofing covers a broad range of materials. Aluminum roofs, copper roofing, corrugated metal, metal tiles, metal slate, standing seam metal roofs, steel roofs, tin roofing and zinc metal roofs are the most common. It’s important to know the difference when choosing the right roof for you. Depending on the kind of metal roofing material the life span can range from 15-80 years. Also metal roofing material is much more recyclable than most other roofing materials which makes it a much greener choice. Metal roofs are great at sloughing off heavy snow, won’t burn and resists high winds. It is lightweight and can be installed over existing roofs. Metal roofing is fire resistant, if your home is struck by lightning, your risk of fire is actually decreased with a metal roof. If you are unfamiliar with metal roofs, you may have concerns about the potential for rust, noise from rain and wind, and denting and corrosion also varies by material. Rest assured that a Durham Roofing Professional at Everything-Roof addresses these concerns.
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The interlocking panels of stone coated steel look a lot like slate, clay or shingles and resist damage caused by heavy rains, uplifting, hail and freeze-thaw cycles. Stone-coated steel can withstand gusting winds of up to 120 mph, and many other adverse weather conditions. Although many assume it is a heavy material, metal roofing is actually lightweight at 50 to 150 pounds per square. They’re an economical, effective choice for wet, windy regions or areas prone to wildfires. Some stone-coated steel roofs are warrantied for the lifetime of the house.
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Slate roofing has a lifespan of 100-150 years and it’s not uncommon for a slate roof to outlive the actual house. Because slate is natural stone it won’t burn, its waterproof, resists mold and fungus and is also environmentally friendly. Another desirable trait of a slate roof is the curb appeal. Slate is effective in wet climates but is expensive, heavy and may be easily broken when stepped on. Keep this in mind if you live in an area that experiences hail. Finding a qualified contractor would normally be difficult but Everything-Roof partners with very skilled slate roofing contractors Durham NC.
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Clay and Concrete Tiles
Clay and concrete roof tiles have many great benefits including durability, longevity, non-flammable, and energy-efficiency. They have great curb appeal because of their distinct shapes and variety of colors. Concrete and clay tiles are low maintenance, and can withstand damage from tornadoes, hurricanes or winds up to 125 miles per hour and even earthquakes. These are just some of the reasons that justify the higher cost for these roofing materials. The installed cost of some more exotic tiles can easily reach $20-$30 per square foot. They are good in warm, dry climates. They may require extra support to bear their weight, and they are likely to break when walked on. Clay tiles are popular materials for roofing Durham NC.
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Built-up roofing or BUR is more commonly used on commercial buildings but is also a good choice for rooftop decks with high foot traffic. This heavy roofing is made up of many layers of tar, asphalt or adhesive and then topped with gravel. Built up roofs provide many layers of protection, so if the top layer is damaged, the additional layers below will continue to protect the building from water intrusion. Built-up roofing is used on flat to low slope rooftops. Extreme high heat may cause the top layer to become sticky in summer, and it is harder to shovel snow off of these roofs when compared to smooth surfaces. They can last 20 to 25 years.
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