Roofing Styles

Gable and Hip Roof Styles PictureThere are many different roofing styles that can be used for the roof of your home. Many of the styles are common and can be found on homes from California to Washington D.C., but some of the roofing styles are more regional, designed to deal with the weather and temperatures common to a certain area of the nation.

Choosing a roofing style for your home will depend on your personal preference and the existing style of your home.

Gable Roofing Styles

Roofing Materials Lifespan Averages

When choosing the types of materials to use to construct your roof, you must take the roofing materials lifespan into account as this will dictate how long your roof will last before having to be replaced.

Residential Metal Roofing Installation

A residential metal roofing installation is not for the faint of heart or the inexperienced do-it-yourselfer with a few hours free on the weekend. Installing metal roofing can be a difficult project with the instructions for completing the task varying from manufacturer to manufacturer.

Numerous precautions must be taken when handling the installation materials and the instructions from the manufacturer must be followed to the letter to ensure that the roofing does not leak after the installation.

Corrugated Roofing Installation

Metal Corrugated Roof PictureInstalling a corrugated roof on your home can provide many different benefits for the home; including increasing the roofs resistance to wind and rain and providing a roofing surface that will last for many years to come.

Types Of Roof Trusses

Roof Truss, Bradford CollegeThere are many different types of roof trusses that are used as the framework to support the roof of a home. Most roof trusses are created out of wooden beams that are secured with metal brackets and bolts to add strength to the structure. The roof trusses can be configured into numerous different designs to add a sense of style to the roof and improve the look of the home.