Selecting a Roof for Your New Home

Selecting a Roof for Your New Home

The best way to protect your investment is to cap it off with a roof. Let’s find out what that process entails.

Let’s say that recently moved into a new home. Even though many parts of it needed work, you still decided to purchase. Either that or you selected a plot and had a home builder turn that empty lot into something beautiful. The best way to protect your investment is to cap it off with a roof. Let’s find out what that process entails. 

Asphalt Roof Shingles

The first option you have is to choose asphalt for your new roof. Asphalt roof shingles have many benefits. Believe it or not, these shingles are used on the vast majority of homes across the country. They are incredibly affordable and justify their cost by also being durable enough to last for several decades. Unfortunately, when exposed to severe heat, the shingles can crack. Even so, enough maintenance will keep the shingles intact, especially if you are worried about ice and snow, causing even more damage.  

Metal Roof Tiles 

Another idea is to use metal tiles for your roof. That’s why you need to choose a roof that can withstand several different types of weather year-round. Before considering a metal roof, however, you need to consider the underlayment of your roof. The floors inside your home have underlayment, and this layer helps reinforce your roof. 

If you are interested in saving money on your energy bill, then metal roofing could be the answer that you have been looking for all this time. If your priority is maximizing return on investment or ROI, then metal roofing is the way to go. Plus, they don’t need much maintenance, and you know they will last for years to come. 

Thinking About Costs

Many homeowners are worried about the cost of roof repairs and roof replacement. That is entirely understandable. Even so, the price shouldn’t be the only factor that affects your decision-making. After all, you want to be sure that you are getting what you deserve. The appraisal value can become more important down the line, so that is another consideration to think about when it’s time to get a new roof installed. What this means is that concrete and clay may have higher up-front costs, but in the long run, they will end up paying for themselves. Following trends may add to your home’s aesthetic appeal, but you have to go with what makes the most sense for your family. 

Contact Topper Construction Today!

If you’re interested in having gutters, a roof system, siding, or water drainage system installed in your new home, or would like a free estimate, contact Topper Construction. With Topper Construction, you’ll see the benefit of nearly three decades of experience. Contact Topper Construction at 301-874-0220 or email us at if you are interested in learning more. We can help you with projects in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Northern Virginia.


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