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The Difference Between Shingle and Tile Roofing

The Difference Between Shingle and Tile RoofingWhen you are looking for a new roofing material, you may be a bit overwhelmed with all your options. You may choose your new roofing material based on your budget, your need for durability, or based on aesthetics. There are stark differences between asphalt shingles and tile roofing. The experts at Peak Roofing Systems can assist you in determining the best roofing material to use for your home or business. Here are a few key differences between shingle and tile roofing.

Shingle Roofing

Asphalt shingles are by far the most common type of roofing material on the market. Because asphalt roofing is incredibly affordable and easy to maintain, many homeowners and business owners choose asphalt shingles for their property. Shingles can come in all different colors, textures, and algae fighting granules that make it an ideal choice for many homes. However, the lifespan of asphalt shingles is approximately 20 to 25 years. Asphalt shingles also require a regular maintenance schedule, to prevent damage shingles from causing leaks. If you are considering shingle roofing for your homework business, contact our licensed roofing contractors today.

Tile Roofing

Tile roofing reflects a classic aesthetic that has been around for centuries. Tile roofing is one of the most durable and long-lasting roofing materials that you can buy.  The lifespan of tile roofing can range from 50 to 100 years with proper maintenance. Tile roofing does a fantastic job at insulating a home. Tile roofing allows heat to escape during the summer and keeps your home warm and cozy during the winter. The one drawback to tile roofing is that it is more expensive compared to asphalt shingles. If you believe that tile think is an excellent choice for your home, contact us today.

If you need a new roof installed, roof repair, or leak detection, contact Peak Roofing System. Call 972-731-7663 | 972-810-3732 to schedule your appointment with us.

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