Most Common Roofing Materials

Most Common Roofing Materials

As we've already outlined, a beautiful new roof can boost your home's exterior, but sometimes it can be tricky to choose the best building materials for your roof. Whether you are restoring, repairing, or building a new roof, the good news is that there are many types of building materials to choose from.

Here we have the most common roofing materials in the US. -

Solar Tiles

These advanced solar roofing systems can help you minimize energy costs while complementing your property's natural aesthetic styling.


Slate roofs come in many different shapes, pigments, and textures to give a unique look to every home. Also, slate roofs can last up to 100 years with proper installation and care.

# Asphalt Shingles

Asphalt is the most popular roofing material across the nation due to their low cost, effectiveness, and high resistance in all environmental conditions.

Clay Tiles

Clay is a long-lasting material that can resist rain, wind, and even fire. While it can be a heavy and expensive building material, it has a life expectancy of 60 years or more.

# Metal

This strong material can resist heavy rain, winds, and even snow for more than 40 years. Metal roofs can boost your home's appeal and pair well with every other color and design.

Wood Shingles

Compared to other materials, wood shingles can be much more expensive and require more maintenance, but they are also one of the longest lasting roofing materials.

Budget, weather conditions, and your requirements play significant roles in helping you choose the best building materials for your next roofing project. To learn more about roofing services, schedule a free roof inspection with Elevation Roofing and Restoration at 832-271-0649 or