Types of Roofing materials

 



 

1.   Rolled roofing

Rolled roofing material is the mainstay of low-slope residential roofs as well as out-buildings like shops and sheds and other utilitarian structures. Rolled roofing consists of long rolls of mineral-impregnated and asphalt-impregnated material topped with mineral granules. Each roll is about 100 square feet of roofing, and about 3 feet wide.

Rolled material can be applied either with the torch down strategy or with roofing nails.

 Some construction companies can help you in the installation of these materials

2.   BUR – Built-up-Roofing

 Built-up-Roofing (BUR) is probably the most seasoned option for material for flat rooftops or roofs that are exceptionally low in pitch. BUR frameworks are developed with a few layers of roofing felt impregnated with a black-top that is applied hot. The felt is applied in covering layers to shape an obstruction two to four-layer thick, then, at that point, a layer of finely squashed stone is inserted in hot tar over the top to make a truly sturdy and invulnerable rooftop.

 

3.   Asphalt composite shingles

Asphalt composite shingles are the most popular roofing material in North America. Made from a fiberglass base topped with asphalt and mineral granules, these three-tab shingles are an all-around good choice for most home roofing needs. They typically come with a 20- to 30-year warranty, and replacing individual shingles that are damaged is a fairly easy job. Virtually every roofing company is familiar with installing these shingles.

 

4.   Metal roofing

The most widely recognized kind of metal rooftop is the standing seam rooftop, so named for the fact that the aluminum or steel material boards meet in raised seams that interlock to keep moisture out. Metal tops of numerous types are progressively famous in regions with substantial snowfall or where there is a prominent peril of out-of-control fires since this is a roofing material that is completely flame resistant.

 

5.   Wood shingles

Wood rooftops are exceptionally attractive, however, they are additionally very costly and have constraints. They do not live longer, and they are a helpless decision in regions that get bunches of moisture or where wildfires are a danger. All things considered, they are among the most attractive of all roofing materials, which settles on them a well-known decision for extravagant homes.

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