Trends to Follow for Your Roofing Needs

Roofing Current trends in home building and home ownership promise a booming home construction business in the future.  This also implies that roof installation and maintenance will be on the upswing as well.  Of course, many home builders and home buyers are contemplating new roof trends they could use for 2017.

Asphalt

When thinking of your roofing material, you could prefer to use words like “affordable,” “lightweight,” and “easy to install.” Many people use asphalt shingles because of these exact qualities.

People use asphalt as a roofing material not only in Aurora, IL, but in many places in the US. Asphalt shingles have been around for a long time, but apexext.com says that they are still popular as ever. You can easily purchase them in large quantities due to their low production costs. Asphalt shingles can provide great benefits such as waterproofing, fire resistance, wind resistance, and sound protection. They can even last for more than four decades.

Roof Tiles

Besides asphalt shingles, roofing tiles are also becoming roof favorites. Roofing tiles last for years and provide fire, wind, and hail resistance. If you want to save the environment, you can use roofing tiles as well because its production and use have little effect on the environment.

Solar Shingles

In 2016, people called solar shingles the next big thing for roofing and renewable energy resource. Solar shingles are a combination of solar panels and roofing shingles, so they provide your home with a power source for your energy needs.

Solar Roof Panels

You can also start installing solar panels on your home’s roof. Many homes have done just that in the past year, and more homes may follow suit in the next two years. With solar panels, you can have a source of clean, renewable energy, as well as a protection for your roof.

These are just some of the roofing trends for 2017.  The market has long focused on durability and resistance, but now sustainability and energy efficiency are also becoming more popular than they were last year.