Replacement of Residential Roofs - Various Roof Types
Composition Shingles - Composition shingle roofs are typically the most common type used on residential homes, also known as asphalt shingles. A great choice for any homeowner on a budget, composition shingles are available in an almost endless number of colors and sizes. These shingles can really make your roof stand out and add to your homes curb appeal. A great investment especially in the time of a resale to give potential buyers an incentive to buy your home. Composition/Asphalt shingles are one of the most popular roofing materials used in the nation. They are extremely durable and can withstand the high temperatures here in Texas. Upon an affordable installation, they are easily maintained and repaired.
Impact Resistant Shingles - We offer impact resistant shingles. The technology and materials combined in making these shingles allows for a longer lasting, more durable shingle that can survive the most extreme weather conditions. Our shingles are also rated class IV for impact resistance. If you are unfamiliar with the classifications, class 1 is the least durable while class IV is rated the most resistant to various types of damage. These shingles will not only protect your most valuable asset but also protect the ‘look’ of your home and its aesthetic appeal all while providing peace of mind.
Metal - Many people we’ve come across thought metal roofs were used in industrial and commercial settings only. However, metal roofs are a very popular choice for residential applications as well and rightfully so. Metal roofs can boost the aesthetic appeal of your home and are well known for their energy efficiency. Homeowner’s we meet are often looking for suggestions on lowering the electricity bills, installing a metal roof will do just that. That’s not all metal roofs have to offer; they are virtually maintenance free after proper installation by the professionals at S.W.A.T. Roofing. Offering durability, metal roofs are great for extreme weather conditions and can uphold in high winds in excess of 150 miles per hour. Metal is also resistant to rot, mildew, fire and insects, that alone can potentially save you thousands in miscellaneous repairs!
Wood Shake - Wood Shake Roofs are another great option that can offer a variety of artistic looks to your home or property, some even say it adds a ‘historic’ look. Wood Shake Roofs stand the test of time just as well as other roofing materials, they do not rust which is a plus. This is one of the lighter weight options available and is another truly durable material.
Tile - Tile is another popular choice that offers long lasting beauty. It is available in a variety of colors and styles. Tile is a very durable material offering maximum protection from the elements. They have a unique feature of natural water shedding and ventilation, perfect for residents in Texas. The design possibilities are endless with roof tiles, as they are versatile and can be round or flat, replicate centuries old roofing materials, simulate wood shakes and more. Tile roofs require minimal maintenance to function properly and uphold visual appeal. In the event a repair is needed, tile is known for being easier to repair than other choices. A tile roof is a beautiful investment for your home and it is one of the most economical choices available as they can last 50-100 years. Contact us today to schedule a consultation or for a free inspection of your already existing tile roof.
Copper - A copper roof on your home will be sure to stand out! This beautiful metal roof offers unmatched character and durability. A copper roof is a great economical choice as it can last many, many years and requires low maintenance upon proper installation by our elite team of specialists. As most metal roofs are energy efficient, copper is no exception, installing a copper roof can help homeowners maintain lower cooling and heating costs. Looking to add to the beauty of your home? Would you like to lower your electricity bill? A copper roof is the roof for you. Our team is on standby ready to answer any questions you may have or to schedule an inspection.
Living/Green Roofs - A living roof or green roof is added on to an existing roof and is either partially or completely covered with plants/vegetation typically planted over a membrane that is waterproof. There can also be extra layers used for barriers and irrigation systems/drainage. There are quite a few health and environmental benefits that come along with a living roof. Some of which include; providing food, habitat for wildlife, architectural and decorative enhancement and improved air quality. These roofs can last just as long as more traditional materials, since the waterproofing membrane is protected under the growing medium or plants and doesn’t get as much exposure to roof aging factors. A green roof that is installed properly can last 35-50 years or more.
Cool Coatings - Did you know that roofs can reach temperatures of 150 degrees or more in the hot summer months? Not out of the ordinary here in the Fort Worth and Dallas Texas areas. A cool roof is definitely and choice for efficiency! A cool roof uses the latest advancements in technology and is designed to absorb less heat and reflect more sunlight than other roofing materials commonly used. These roofs are made in a variety of ways…either with tiles or shingles that are highly reflective, using a sheet covering or with a highly reflective type of paint.
Metal Shake - This type of roof is a great light weight yet durable option, it simulates the look of split wood shake roofing and more. Metal shake roofing is so durable it can last longer than actual steel roofing. We are proud to offer a variety of metal shake roofing options. Contact us today for more information on repairing or replacing your metal shake roof in the Fort Worth/Dallas areas and beyond.