What material do you want for your roof?
If a roof is severely damaged or has outlived its lifespan, it’s time to replace it. Your home is at great risk if a roofing system is not functioning properly. Replacing a roof is not an easy task, but a quality roofing contractor in Dayton, Ohio will make it a seamless process. They will handle the logistics and leave the fun part—like product selection—to you. JW Roofing offers a wide range of colors and options to ensure you find something that suits your home.
An Ohio homeowner’s guide to choosing roofing products
There are a number of factors to consider when choosing roofing products. While aesthetic is important, you’ll want to opt for a roofing material that fits your price range and can withstand harsh Ohio weather.
At JW Roofing, we use quality materials for a long-lasting roof. We are a Platinum Partner with Atlas Roofing, a highly ranked roofing manufacturer. Atlas Roofing offers excellent products at an affordable price. Here are considerations from our contractors when selecting roofing materials in Dayton, OH.
Asphalt shingles are the most common and well known type of roofing shingle. An asphalt shingle is typically composed of either an organic material or fiberglass. They are inexpensive, provide curb appeal and are easy to install and replace. Affordability and ease of installation are major selling points for asphalt shingles. Asphalt roofs are easy to put up, tear down and can even be layered on top of an existing roof in some situations. Of course, your roofing contractor will be the best judge of this.
If you’re looking for an affordable option that will last you about 20 years, asphalt shingles might be for you. There are, however, some drawbacks of selecting an asphalt roof. Other roofing materials can last much longer, making longevity a point to consider.
Slate tile roofing
Slate tile roofing is a top choice when it comes to strength and durability. Because slate shingles are composed of naturally occurring stone, they can endure a lot. Unlike other materials, slate roofs often remain unscathed by weather extremes like strong winds, high temperatures or heavy snowfall. They are not as susceptible to damage as other shingles making them relatively low maintenance.
Slate tile roofs are aesthetically pleasing. They have a very clean look and are available in a variety of colors. Atlas Roofing StormMaster® Slate shingles featuring Scotchgard™ Protector are a great option for your Ohio home. They combine the sleek look of a slate shingle as well as high wind and impact resistance.
Metal roofing handles extreme temperatures well, making it an excellent option for warm and cool climates. Metal is an insulator that can help your home maintain heat in the winter and stay cool in the summer when installed properly. While the energy efficiency and performance of metal roofing can be appealing, they are more of an upfront investment.
Proper installation is critical to the performance of a metal roof. For instance, underlayment (the first layer of material laid prior to metal roofing panels) plays a vital role in roofing application. When installing metal roofing, select the best products for the job. For example, Atlas products such as Summit 60 or WeatherMaster Pro-Grade Ice & Water are high-quality underlayment options.
JW Roofing: Quality Materials, Qualified Roofers
If you’re not sure which roofing material is right for your home, we can help. JW Roofing has served the Dayton, Ohio area for over 35 years as a professional roofing contractor, and our team can field any questions you might have. By offering the best service and products in the industry we aim to leave you nothing less than satisfied with our work!