Top 5 Roofing Trends For 2019

On January 24, 2019 by Himanshu Shah

You have a lot to consider when it comes to designing your home. Lately, there have been many advancements in the construction industry, both in design and the technology and especially in how roofers execute their work. They have gotten really creative and efficient with their designs. There are many options for you to choose from in terms of the design and efficiency. Here are some of the trends set to rule in 2019.

  1. Energy-Saving Roofs

Energy Saving Roofs

These type of roofs are also known as ‘cool roofs’. They are made of metal tiles coated with gravel that help reflect the sun rays. This, in turn, prevents heat from getting into your home. This comes in handy, especially in the summer since you will not need air conditioning, saving you energy bill costs.

  1. Concrete Tiles

Concrete Roofing Tiles

This type of roofing is much more attractive than you may think. They are sophisticated and have an old school type of look that really stands out from the rest. It is also much more durable, stable and heavy since it is made from concrete. Concrete roofing is also waterproof. If you are living in an area that experiences storms, this is a really good option.

  1. Light Colours

Light Colour Roof

Traditionally, houses have always spotted roofs featuring dark colours, but times are different now. People are becoming more open-minded as time goes by. They are starting to like the idea of using lighter colours on their roofs, which make a house look vibrant considering most roofs feature dull colours. A roof with lighter colours, therefore, stands out from the rest. It literally pops.

  1. Green Roofs

Green Roofs

Green roofs are big on using environment-friendly materials. This is also a great option if you are looking to save you some money. These type of roofs use solar panels, which help in cutting down the energy costs. Also, the materials used in making the roofs do not affect the environment negatively in any way. If you are all about going green, this type of roof is the one for you.

  1. Designer Roofs

Designer Roofs

Nowadays, roofers Toronto are becoming artists in roof design. Every day they come up with designs that are not only satisfying to look at but also time functional and practical. This has also been witnessed a lot lately in the design of skyscrapers. The saying, ‘life is a canvas’, makes more and more sense as the days go by. So, if you are looking forward to adding a bit of character to your roof this year, this is definitely the way to go.

If you are in the process of building your house or planning to build one, or you just feel like it is time for you to change your roof, these are interesting trends to consider. They are all good ideas but in the end, it all comes down to what you like and what you really need. Getting advice from professional roofers would be a good thing to do so you can make an informed decision.

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