Every year there seems to be new trends in home improvement from interior design to landscaping. But one area that you might not be keeping up with, but should, is roofing. Roofs, a vital part of your home that protects your from rain, is a constantly changing industry. If you are building a new home or just need your roof renovated, you should stay on top of the current trends affecting the roofing industry. The perfect material for your roof could have just arrived on the scene!
Ever wanted to grow your own grass or small garden on your roof for the whole neighborhood to see? Advancements in technology have made it possible for homeowners to grow foliage and vegetation right on their roof. This is made possible by including a water system under the your greenery, so water goes back into the plants and doesn’t contaminate your drainage system. Green or living roofs are very popular in Europe and a quickly moving into large U.S. cities such as D.C and Chicago.
A material that has been around for years, asphalt shingles are still popular because they are very affordable and easy to install. They are lightweight so installation can be done quicker than other materials like wood or metal. Asphalt shingles are known for being extremely durable and can withstand winds up to 120 miles per hours. These benefits make asphalt a long lasting material, with some varieties lasting up to 40 years.
Well technically not a roofing material, solar panels are a growing trends with homeowners nationwide. With energy bills constantly rising, solar panels are a great way to conserve energy and lower your utility bill at the same time. Another energy efficient development in the roofing industry is thermoplastic polyolefin membranes, which provide incredible resistance to ultraviolet, ozone and other harmful rays.
Since 1979, Phil DiBello Family Roofing has been proudly installing roofs, siding, gutters for homeowners in Baltimore, Harford, Carroll, Anne Arundel and Howard Counties. Call us today at 410-752-ROOF (7663) or email us at email@example.com for your free estimate and let us know how our family and make your family’s home needs our top priority!
To stop down and visit us in person for your free written estimate, we are centrally located at:
1440 East Clement Street Baltimore, Maryland 21230