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Cost: Starts at $50 per square
Laminated: Laminated shingles are thicker than asphalt and are made of fiberglass mat. Compared to asphalt, laminated shingles have a shake-like profile and exhibit greater fire and wind resistance. This material is likely to give your roof a lifespan of 40 to 50 years,.
Cost: $60 to $80 per square
Wood: Wood shingles are made from cedar, redwood and southern pine. These shingles are flat yet thick, and they require a roof with a 4:12 slope in order to properly drain water. Wood shingles require a bit of extra maintenance, as you must apply a preservative and fungicide every 2 to 5 years.
Cost: Starts at $100 per square
Metal: Metal shingles are made of aluminum, steel or copper and come in standing seam, corrugated or faux-shake styles. They are long lasting and lightweight, but be weary that they are heat conductors and are potentially noisy.
Cost: Steel and Aluminum: $100 to $260 per square
Copper: $250 to $500 per square
Clay Tile: Clay tile is a very durable material that is often used on homes with mission or Spanish style architecture. It is created from pulverized clay and water and is usually curved in its natural state. If you choose this material, be aware that tiles can crack or chip and installation might require more extensive roof framing.
Cost: $250 to $500 per square
Slate: Slate tile is one of the only materials that seems to withstand any and all circumstances. However, the installation is quite difficult and often requires special skills and expertise to be done correctly.
Cost: $300 to $600 per square
Concrete Tile: If your torn between clay, slate and wood shakes, concrete tile can give you the look and feel of both. This is one of the easier materials to install, however they are a bit heavy and require extra roof framing.
Cost: $150 to $250 per square for standard types
$350 to $500 per square for lightweight tiles
Rubber Composite: Rubber composite shingles are a result of plastic and rubber joining together. This material is said to resemble slate and is lightweight, strong and flexible.
Cost: $295 to $400 per square
Whether you've picked out your roofing materials or are still deciding, it's time to connect with a a reputable roofing contractor to have it installed. Choose Phil's Main Roofing! Phil's Main Roofing is a fully licensed and insured roofing company that has been in business for over 65 years. Our team of professional roofers will work with you to install the top roofing brands and will make sure your roof is built to last. Call us at (203) 838-4545 to speak with a representative or visit us online at www.philsmainroofing.com for more information.