How to Choose a Roof For Your Home

How to Choose a Roof For Your Home

There are many choices for your roof. Now there are many different choices in both natural and manmade materials. There are almost limitless options for your home. Each material has it’s own pros and cons. Below is a basic list of things you need to consider when you are choosing a new roof for your home.


When you are looking for a new roof for your home, you want one that will last. If you live in an area with extreme weather changes, you may want to stay away from a porous material like wood that can crack in extreme weather. Due to the storms in Dallas, you will want a roof that can hold up to large thunderstorms or hail. Man-made materials are typically more durable than natural materials.


When choosing the perfect roof for your home, you will want to look at the style and character of your home. Natural materials have a unique quality that matches more traditional or craftsman style homes. Slate or asphalt may work better with a mid-century modern. A new roof has the power to transform the entire look of your home, so choose your materials wisely.


Speak to a professional about your budget before choosing your material. An experienced roofing contractor would be able to recommend a roof type that not only meets your needs, but also won’t break the bank.


The framing of your house may limit your roofing choices. There are some frames that cannot hold heavier roofing materials. Make sure you have a knowledgeable contractor on your team to ensure that your new roof is a safe choice for your home.

If you are looking at choosing a new roof for your home, contact Paradigm Roofing at 972-542-7774. We would be happy to assist you and answer any questions you may have.