A roof is often the first thing that someone notices when they look at your building. The style and quality of your roof can completely transform the look of your complex and impact the value of your property. Below we have some key roofing styles to consider for selling or buying.
In popular roofing companies, a dormer roof is a structure projecting out from your roof, with a window, that helps to add more attic space, let in more light, and make homes look and feel larger. It also adds an extra dynamic aesthetic. There are many styles, including hipped, shed, and more. These extra structures also further reduce leaf, ice, and snow build-up on your roof.
Possibly the most common for us while dealing with roof replacement, a gale roof, AKA pitched or peaked roof, has the classic, yet elegant, triangle shape. It is widely used and can be finished using various materials, such as metal sheets, clay tiles, shingles, and concrete tiles, in a variety of styles and colors. The pitched shape is ideal for draining water and avoiding snow, debris, and litter build-up. Additionally, it is easier and quicker to construct, while still allowing for attic space.
A hipped roof has four sides to it, which may be even, or two of the sides might be shorter. This style adds a nice exterior aesthetic to a building, as more of the roof is visible.
This roof style allows for spacious attics and helps with ventilation. You can choose from metal sheets, clay tiles, and shingles, all in various styles and colors as well. This roof is a bit trickier to build and replace, but our team is one of the best, so you know you are in good hands.
Slate roofing is best known for its high-quality and long-lasting materials but is also recognized for the rich natural beauty that it adds. This attractive style, with its durability and longevity, is a great way to add value to a multi-family home. The use of natural stone presents the opportunity for unique color variations but also makes for a more complex job. For this reason, not all companies offer this option, but we know it is worth the extra labor.
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