The Roof – It’s a good idea to look at the variety of roof coverings used on some newer homes in your price range. You’ll not only get ideas on what’s available, but also see how roofing material can affect curb appeal. The color, texture and shape of the roofing material can be factors in the design of your home so look beyond basic black. Both asphalt and fiberglass shingles are widely used by builders. Both have strengths and shortcomings. Check with your builder to see what he recommends. Wood and tile shingles are more costly and may require specialized installation and maintenance. Steel roofing systems are costly but can last 50 years.
To be continued …
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