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5 Factors to Consider When Choosing Roofing Material

Roofing material selection plays a major role in safety and protection against weather and intrusions. 

1. Overall Cost

First and foremost, the budget. Write down which roofing materials are suitable and which ones are not to determine a budget.

Roofers charge based on several factors including:


2. Material Weight

Roofing material weight can affect labor costs and project timelines. Check if a preferred material could impact the building’s structure with an experienced roofing specialist.

3. Local Weather

Consideration of the local climate is important. From the foundation to the attic, roofs should be strong enough to withstand different weather conditions. 

The extremeness of the local climate is the determining factor of how strong and resistant rooftops should be. Certain roofing materials work best in particular climatic conditions. It is advisable to check first with a professional roofing specialist before making a roofing material decision.

Wet/Rainy Climates

Cold Climates

Humid/Hot Climates

4. Color Variety

Roofing products are rich in a variety of colors, whether clients prefer individuality or favor blending in, roofing color is their choice.

5. Maintenance Requirements

A new roofing system requires decades-long commitment. Consider several maintenance requirements such as:

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