Composite roofing is lightweight and quick to install. It is durable and resistant to mold and mildew.
Slate and clay tiles for roofing have a long history and a beauty that is unique. But, they do come at a notoriously high cost. So, asphalt shingles are often used as an alternative, becoming the number one roofing material in North America. But, wouldn’t it be nice if there was another option that had the beauty and durability of slate or even cedar shake, with lesser cost? With synthetic shingles, there is.
Technically, composite roofing material is a polymer-based composition, or simply put a mixture of rubber and plastic. It may vary slightly in composition so as to engineer a proprietary blend (allowing for proper branding). To form it as slate or shingles, molds are used.
Historically, shake and shingle are not the same thing, and to achieve the axe look (of shake) or saw look (of shingles), different molds are used. Either way, the final appearance is hard to distinguish from the natural material. Up close, perhaps the discerning eye can tell the difference, but from curbside, it would be imperceptible.
In terms of available colors, there are virtually no limits. But, because composite slate and shake roofing style is intentionally seeking to mimic natural materials, manufacturers tend to self-limit colors to those materials, though with equal intent to provide variation.
Cedar shake is generally not uniform in color, and neither is the composite version. Plus, if there is a desire to have it be an atypical color, Royal Roofscapes can obtain whatever color variation a homeowner may wish, including combinations or multi-color roofs.
Composite roofing is light weight and quick to install. It resists mold, mildew and fungus. The polymer design allows the material to be impervious to hail, extreme temperatures and high winds. These roof systems require very little maintenance and are recyclable which helps promote an eco friendly approach.
The beauty, durability, and modest cost makes composite one of the options to consider for any roofing job. Our knowledgeable staff can assist you in the process of making your decision. Royal Roofscapes strives to provide the ultimate experience in customer service. We look forward to answering any questions about this product and any of the services we provide. Contact us today for your free estimate.
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Roof Soft Washing
Our highly skilled team is trained to wash and maintain a variety of roofs and materials. Clay, Slate, Concrete Tile, Metal, Synthetic and Composition, we have washed everything!
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Tile Roof Repair
Do you have an existing clay, slate or concrete tile roof?
If so, chances are you have issues with this system. Concrete roof tiles are sold as a “lifetime” roofing system. While the concrete tile itself will last for 75+ years the roofing system underneath has a propensity for failure.
We are experts in the replacement of existing roof systems. Whether it be wood shake, concrete tile or composition shingles we have the knowledge and experience to replace these systems correctly and efficiently.
Ask us how our "New Roof No Mess" installation system works.