A popular option for roofing in Los Angeles, asphalt shingles tend to last longer where the weather stays consistent, either consistently cool or consistently warm. Thermal shock can occasionally damage shingles when there is a drastic change in the ambient temperature.
Benefits: cheaper, easier to install
Tile roofing, the second most commonly used roofing product in the world, comes in various colors and architectural styles. Concrete and clay roof tiles are resistant to fire, hail, and moisture. Their shape allows air to circulate underneath the loosely laid tiles, which helps conserve energy in warm and cold climates. Your home will be warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer.
Benefits: energy efficient, weather resistant
Flat roofing exists all over the world, and each area has its own style or preference of materials used. They can be found particularly in warmer clients where there is less rainfall and freezing is unlikely to occur. In contrast to the more sloped form of roof, a flat roof is horizontal or nearly horizontal.
Benefits: style, dual-purpose