Friday, December 21st, 2018 by Kristi Mengelt
If you need to replace your current roof, consider what the best roofing options are for withstanding snow and ice during the winter season. Extreme weather conditions and storms can be very harsh on roofs, so it a good idea to prepare ahead of time and choose a durable material that will last for years to come. If you live in an area that frequently experiences severe weather conditions in the winter, consider these three roof materials.
Asphalt & Asphalt Fiberglass Shingles
Asphalt shingles have a longer life expectancy than many other popular roofing material. Asphalt and Asphalt Fiberglass shingles provide an extra measure of strength and tear resistance. These shingles are affordable, easy to install, and durable. These shingles have a base mat with a waterproof asphalt coating that protects against all weather damage. Asphalt shingles last for 20 years, and premium grades of laminated asphalt fiberglass shingles are warrantied for 50 years. To ensure the most out of your asphalt shingles, it needs proper installation and maintenance by the right roofing company.
The other roofing choice for cold and wet environments, are metal roofs. A metal roof is durable roofing option with low maintenance requirements. This option withstands strong winds and snow slides right off. The most recent metal roofing comes in factory-made steel panels that provides corrosion resistance. Despite its strength, metal is lightweight and easy to install. It requires very little maintenance and provides plenty of insulation for your home or commercial property. Metal roofs have good green value because it is made out of recycled content and lasts 40 to 60 years.
Get Help From the Pros
Trying to protect your roof in the winter can be tough, but choosing the right material really makes a difference. For all your roofing needs, contact Bone Dry Roofing at 317-214-0360 today!