Selecting the right roofing material for your home is critical. Not only can it impact the look and curb appeal, but the long-term protection and value of your property. It’s where Istueta Roofing can help.
As a leading roofing company serving South Florida, we have extensive experience with all kinds of roofing materials, including metal, tile, and flat roofs. Below, we’ll explore the pros and cons of each, so you can make the right buying decision.
Metal roofing is a popular option thanks to its exceptional performance and impressive lifespan of over 50 years. At Istueta Roofing, we offer several options to choose from, including copper, aluminum, and galvalume. Whatever you select, you can expect a metal roof to be your last.
In addition, metal roofing is an energy-efficient choice. Our metal roofing products are designed to reflect the sun’s rays, not absorb them. This translates into a cooler home and less strain on your air conditioning system.
On the downside? Depending on the unique specifications of your home, the cost of metal roofing can be higher than other roofing materials. This is often offset by its longevity, though.
Tile roofing exudes elegance and charm, making it another excellent choice for high-end residential properties. It’s available in many colors and styles, like Spanish, Scandia, and double Roman tiles, so you can find the right option for your home’s architectural aesthetic.
At the same time, it’s highly durable too. In fact, tile roofing resists mildew and algae growth, ensuring your roof retains its beautiful appearance for years to come. It also provides excellent insulation, so you can enjoy a more comfortable indoor temperature.
Like metal roofing, though, tile roofing tends to be more expensive than other roofing materials. While it can last 100+ years, it’s also a heavier material, so your roof structure must be able to handle the weight. At Istueta Roofing, we can evaluate your home to ensure the structure and slope of your roof are suitable for tile roofing.
Flat roofing offers a sleek and modern aesthetic, often preferred for contemporary upscale homes. It’s a durable choice and can perform well over many years with the proper system in place.
At Istueta Roofing, we install top-of-the-line flat roofing systems, such as the EverGuard TPO-membrane flat roof. These are time-tested and proven to outperform others on the market.
They’re installed with heat-welded seams, creating a weather-tight seal to protect your home from moisture. They’re also coated in white to reflect sunlight, a critical feature in Florida’s sizzling climate. Not only does this lead to a cooler interior, but a more energy-efficient home.
That said, a flat roofing system isn’t the right fit for every home. They do require more monitoring and maintenance so standing water and debris don’t accumulate. Since the roof is flat, there is also no loft or attic space in the home.
Uncertain Which Roofing Material Is Right For You? Call Istueta Roofing!
Choosing the right roofing material is a major decision, one you want to get right. At Istueta Roofing, we can help. We offer a range of options, including metal roofing, tile roofing, and flat roofing, each with its own set of advantages and considerations. Let our team of consultants guide you through the selection process, so you get the best roofing solution for your unique home.
Contact Istueta Roofing today to get started or come visit our South Florida showroom and explore our many samples.