How long should a roof last?

Answer The lifespan of any roof will vary based on the region and what type of roof is used. For example, traditional asphalt shingles can last up to 20 years. Clay tiles can last 20 years or more, metal ... Read More »

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How long does a tin roof last?

A tin roof can last a lifetime, however, proper maintenance must be performed in order for the roof to remain in good condition. Consider applying sealant to the tin in order to increase the lifes... Read More »

How Long Should a Slate Roof Last?

Slate is the longest lasting and most durable roofing material available. Mined in countries around the world, it has been used for centuries as a reliable, weather resistant and fireproof roofing ... Read More »

How long does a concrete roof last?

Advertisements claim that concrete roofs will last 50 years. Unfortunately, the batten system and underlayment used to build the roof usually lasts only 30 to 40 years. If poor quality materials we... Read More »

How long does a shingle roof last?

They are usually guaranteed for 30 years. However, they are now making a shingle that is guaranteed for 50 years.