When it comes to picking the perfect roofing material, it’s like choosing the best outfit for your house – it’s got to fit, look good, and last long! But hey, it’s not all about being practical; your roof should match your home’s vibe too!

Check out these options:

Imagine asphalt shingles as the versatile jeans of roofing – they’re affordable (ranging from $4.25 to $12.25 per square foot) and last a solid 20 to 30 years. An easy choice.

Metal roofing is like the tough leather jacket of the roofing world – it costs $8 to $14 per square foot and can endure for a whopping 40 to 70 years. It’s all about durability, baby!

Wood shingles bring a cozy, rustic feel, but watch out for mold! They’re priced from $6 to $14 per square foot and last 30 to 50 years with a little TLC.

Clay tiles scream elegance and longevity – they’ll set you back $12 to $25 per square foot but can last a jaw-dropping 50 to 100 years. Talk about a timeless investment!

Concrete tiles might not be the most exciting, but they’re reliable and budget-friendly. They’re similar to clay in lifespan but lack that same wow factor.

Slate tiles are the luxury cashmere sweater of roofing – expensive ($12 to $30 per square foot) but incredibly durable, lasting 50 to 200 years. Now that’s what we call longevity!

Solar tiles are the tech-savvy option, harnessing the power of the sun to save you money in the long run. They’re pricier at $21 to $25 per square foot, but think of the energy savings!

And don’t forget EPDM rubber roofing – perfect for low-slope roofs, durable, and won’t break the bank at $4.25 to $12 per square foot.

To learn more about the various different types of roofing and how they’d benefit your home, please see the infographic paired alongside this post.

Roofing Material Showdown, was provided by Avalon Roofing and Exteriors, a provider of reliable and high-quality roofing services, such as roof replacement