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Roof Materials & Products Guide

There are a wide variety of roofing materials that are used on homes today. Deciding on the roof that is right for you depends on a number of factors, including the type of roof you currently have, location, climate, desired look, maintenance and cost. Perhaps you're even ready for a green roof?

Pitched Roof Materials

Pitched roof materials include cedar shakes, composition shingles, dimensional shingles, tile, metal, slate, and synthetic materials. Each of these products has its own set of pros and cons, all of which should be examined carefully before deciding which product you want for your roof.

 

Flat Roof Materials

Flat roof materials include tar and gravel, modified bitumen roofing, EPDM rubber roofing, roll roofing, metal roof systems, and PVC membrane. Each of these products has its own set of pros and cons, all of which should be examined carefully before deciding which product you want for your roof.

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