In every post you see about roofing, you might have noticed that most blogs direct you towards much more expensive roofing. For example, metal roofing is a primary choice because it’s the sturdiest roofing material with a basic 50-70-year lifespan with zero issues. It’s easy to sell a roofing material with zero problems when it’s honestly filled to the brim. Here are five points of contention to know whether you should use the best-available roofing material available.

Long-Term or Short-Term Benefits?

It’s always attractive to buy the most durable roofing materials available in the market. When you see studies regarding the in-depth research and testing manufacturers put their products through, it’s easy to get convinced to buy their products. However, long-term roofing does have its drawbacks, such as premature damages despite assurances. While warranties can help you mitigate costs, it’s still a major headache. 

Asphalt shingle roofs might have a shorter lifespan, but it’s easy to replace and manage any possible damages. You enjoy the same benefits that a metal roof can provide but only for a shorter period.

Roofing Priorities

Long-term roofing materials are excellent for ancestral homes. If you want a roof that can last for more than 70 years with minimal maintenance requirements, you can count on metal roofing. Clay tiles are an aesthetically pleasing yet maintenance-heavy option.

On the other hand, short-term roofing materials, such as asphalt, wood, and concrete shingles, can give you the best roofing performance at a lower cost and a shorter timeframe. Buying the right roofing material involves identifying your home priorities, so identify them first.

A Different Kind of Peace of Mind

Peace of mind is relative. If you’ve tuned yourself and scheduled your roofing maintenance once or twice yearly, you can attain the best results and maximize your new metal roof’s lifespan. 

However, if you’d like to make sure you have a top-performing roof after 30 more years, a roof replacement is the best option. Brand-new asphalt shingle roofs can achieve the optimal results your home needs for the next 30 years or even beyond with effective maintenance.

Currently Available Budget

The biggest bottleneck towards having excellent roofing is your currently available budget. If you have saved enough for everything else about your home and have enough to spend on asphalt shingle roofs, you’re still making an excellent decision.

The crucial thing to consider with any project is to make sure your house has complete parts. You can upgrade roofing parts sooner once you have enough budget. However, don’t give in to lower-priced, sub-par roofing materials regardless of long or short-term roofing advantages.

Locally Available Materials

If your local manufacturers specialize in asphalt roofing materials at great prices, take their offers. However, even if you have local but relatively unknown or unproven metal or clay tile manufacturers offering their products at lower prices, don’t choose them. It’s best to use brand names with a proven track record.

Lastly, always use a reliable roofing installation, repair, and replacement company. Turbo Roofing is Guelph’s finest residential roofing service provider. Contact us today to learn more about everything that we can do for you.