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How Long Should Each Roof Material Last

Even though it is hardly seen, the roof is easily considered the most important aspect of a home and keeping it in tip top condition is essential to ensuring that the rest of your home is healthy. There are a wide range of different roofing materials available on the market and choosing one can be difficult, especially when you don’t know the pros and cons. That’s where we come in! The team here at Valent Roofing have put together a blog on the topic to giving your decision a helping hand…


As the most popular type of material used for roofing, it’s easy to assume that many people are aware of asphalt, however the team here at Valent are still going to go over some of its advantages and disadvantages. For example, it is a relatively cheap material and is considered low maintenance but it doesn’t have as long as a lifespan as other materials.


Sometimes metal roofing gets a bad rep because people can’t imagine it being beneficial however their design has come a long way and many now consider it the most durable material on the market, especially for industrial roofs. With extremely low maintenance and a 20-40 year guarantee there are many reasons to choose metal roofing.


Depending on the quality of the tile you use, a roof made from this material is said to last for 50 years or more with only the odd job of upkeep. As one may expect, the cheaper the tile, the less quality material you will be purchasing so be sure to source where it comes from extensively.

Now you know what each material is like, it’s time to get in contact with the best of the best in the industrial roofing industry today! After all, choosing Valent Roofing ensures that your roofing project is in the best hands possible!


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Telephone: 0161 864 3311
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