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Roof Types in Littleton, CO 

Roofing Types Suitable for Colorado Homes and Businesses

Roofing is a complex process that involves many different considerations. One of the most important decisions to make is the type of roofing material you want for your home. There are many types of roofing materials available, and each has its own benefits and drawbacks. Choosing the right roofing material for your home is an important decision that can impact the look and longevity of your roof. Colorado Preferred Roofing is here to help you make the right decision. 

Types of Roofing Materials We Use

Roofing materials can be divided into three categories: roofing shingles, roofing tiles, and roofing membranes. 

Each of these types of materials has its own advantages and disadvantages, so it's important to consider which type of material will work best for your home:

  • Roofing shingles are one of the most popular types of roofing material. Shingles are made from asphalt, fiberglass, or organic materials, and are installed in overlapping rows. Shingles are inexpensive, easy to install, and come in a wide variety of colors and styles. However, shingles can wear out faster than other types of roofing materials and must be replaced after 20-30 years. Shingles are also vulnerable to wind damage and can be damaged by hail.
  • Roofing tiles are another popular type of roofing material. Roofing tiles are made from clay, concrete, or slate, and are installed in a vertical pattern. Tiles are more durable than shingles and can last up to 50 years. However, tiles are heavier than shingles, and can be more difficult to install. Tiles are also more expensive than shingles.
  • Roofing membranes are a popular choice for modern homes. Roofing membranes are made from PVC or rubber, and are installed in a rolled pattern. Membranes are lightweight, easy to install, and come in a variety of colors. However, membranes are vulnerable to leaks, and must be replaced after 20-30 years.

How to Choose the Right Roofing Material for Your Property

Choosing the right roofing material for your home can seem overwhelming. There are many different types of roofing materials, each with their own advantages and disadvantages. However, there are some key factors you should consider when deciding which type of material to use.

Material cost is one of the most important factors to consider when choosing roofing materials. Shingles cost less than tiles, which cost less than membranes. However, the cost of materials is only part of the total cost. The cost of installation is also a major factor to consider. Tile and membrane materials cost more to install, while shingles are easier to install. 

The cost of maintenance should also be considered. Roofing materials require regular maintenance to ensure they are safe and secure. Roofing shingles require sealing every 2-3 years, while roofing tiles require sealing every 5-10 years. Roofing membranes require sealing every 10-15 years.

The longevity of roofing materials is also an important factor to consider. Roofing shingles have a lifespan of 20-30 years, while roofing tiles can last for 50 years or more. Roofing membranes have a lifespan of 20-30 years. However, it's important to note that the lifespan of roofing materials depends on the quality of the material and the proper installation of the material.

We offer free consultations so you can get the advice you need to make an informed decision. Call us at (303) 622-5030 or contact us online today to schedule your free consultation.

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Choosing the right roofing material for your home can seem daunting. However, there are many different types of roofing materials to choose from, each with their own advantages and disadvantages. By considering the cost of materials and installation, the longevity of your roof, and the style of your home, you can make the right decision for your home.

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Reviews & Testimonials

At Colorado Preferred Roofing, your satisfaction is our priority! See for yourself what people have to say about working with us.

    “Great communication every step of the way!”

    Colorado Preferred Roofing, especially Mark, was incredibly easy to work with. I had been stressing about my roof replacement for years. Mark gave me to pricing options, helped me with filling out insurance paperwork, and explained all the details I needed to feel comfortable selecting them as the vendor. I would highly recommend.

    - Chandra D.
    “Five star service delivered!”
    We were thrilled Colorado Preferred Roofing was able to align with our project timeline when others were repairing siding to keep our paint project on time. We are very happy with the gutters and service.
    - Ricki K.
    “I wish they were the first company I called!”
    They fixed a persistent leak in my roof after insurance denied my claim and another roofer failed to properly diagnose and fix it multiple times. Fair prices for quality work. I wish they were the first company I called!
    - JH
    “I highly recommend CPR!”
    Mark Aumen sets the standard of integrity and Honesty that other contractors could learn a thing or two from. He and Nickolas Alexander do an awesome job bringing our home back to life! That’s CPR!
    - Terrell J.
    “I was super impressed with Colorado Preferred Roofing!”

    Mark and his team are top-notch. They came out quickly, quoted our job, and then performed everything on time and on budget, which was a good bit lower than other roofing contractors had quoted us. I was super impressed with Colorado Preferred Roofing and will be calling them again the next time we need anything done on our roof. I highly recommend them!

    - Jason C.

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