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Types of Roofing Material
When it comes time to choosing a new roof, some key considerations are the type of material, style, color and of course, cost. There are many different types of roofing materials available now, including a lot of roofing materials that have a variety of green attributes, such as being ENERGY STAR rated or containing recycled content.

Here is a list of the most popular roofing materials, including key factors like cost, life span and level of sustainability so you can choose the right roof for your new home:
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Shaping Your New Roof
Choosing the right shape and pitch for your new roof will greatly enhance your home's architectural style, add curb appeal and value to your new home. No matter what material you choose - slate, tile, wood, metal, asphalt or eco-friendly - your roof is a key design element in defining the personality of your home. For example, a simple roofline suggests a quiet, modest dignity, while an elaborate roof with cross-gables and turrets gives your exterior a majestic appeal.
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The these unique shingles give the appearance of hand craftsmanship. View the Carriage House line by CertainTeed.



Duration® shingles by Owens Corning merge high performance and durability with an attractive, well-blended appearance.


Choosing a high performance roofing material coupled with a well-insulated attic will help to keep your home warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Since your roofing material is the final layer of protection for your home from the outdoor elements and from indoor heat loss you should consider key factors like durability/life cycle, maintenance, composition, eco-friendly attributes and cost.




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