Choisir le revêtement de ma toiture : tuile, tôle ou bardeau?
Choosing the roofing material: tile, metal, or shingle?

Choosing the roofing material: tile, metal, or shingle?

Do you notice the type of roofs on houses in your neighborhood? Probably not, until the day you have to choose your own! It's not easy to navigate among all the roofing options available.

That's why we have prepared comparative tables to assist you. Follow the guide!

If your residential roof is flat

If you have a flat roof, you have several options, each with its own advantages and disadvantages. Here is a comparison of flat roofing materials based on their aesthetics, durability, ease of maintenance, and cost.

Types of roofing materialsAestheticsDurabilityMaintenance DifficultyPrice
Multilayer (asphalt and gravel), the most common*********
Two-layer welded elastomer*************
Single-ply membrane (TPO, EPDM, PVC)**********
Green Roof***************

If the roof of your residence is sloped

For sloped roofs, a multitude of products are available to you. Here is a comparison based on the same criteria.

Types of roofing materialsAestheticsDurabilityMaintenance DifficultyPrice
Fiberglass Shingles, the most common**********
Metal Sheets***********
Cedar Shingles***************

Choose a roofing material based on your projects.

If you plan to move in the near future, you should not choose a product solely based on its replacement cost. In such a case, opt for shingle roofing with an excellent transferable warranty that could provide you with an additional selling point..

If you plan to keep your home for many years, go for a roof with a longer lifespan. Consider your budget, projects, and specific needs.

The experienced roofers at Toitures Alto can advise you on the appropriate choice and even provide you with a Free quote. Happy decision-making!

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