Advantages of DaVinci Polymer Roofing
By: Allen Lyle
When choosing a new roof for your home, consider the many advantages of polymer roof tiles from DaVinci Roofscapes.
DaVinci Polymer Roofing Advantages Include:
- Long Life: DaVinci polymer roofing lasts twice as long, or even longer, than traditional options.
- Durability: DaVinci polymer roofing is wind, fire, impact, insect, and decay resistant.
- Weight: DaVinci polymer roofing is much lighter than slate or tile roofing.
- Recyclable: DaVinci polymer roofing can be recycled.
Watch this video to find out more.
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Allen Lyle: The roof is one of the most important components of any home. But, just like other parts, sometimes it needs a little attention.
To keep it looking and working its best, you should routinely check the condition of your roof. And, if you can, use a ladder to get an up-close look. Another way to get a good look—especially if the roof is steep—is to use binoculars.
Look for loose, missing, or broken shingles; and tabs that are flapping in the wind. These all indicate that a new roof may be in your future.
If you have a steep sloped roof or a roof with multiple valleys, go ahead and hire a professional roofing contractor to do the inspection for you. They’ve got the right safety gear, and they know exactly what to look for.
Not all slopes age the same, so make sure you check them all. For example, a southern exposure weathers faster than the other slopes, and a shallow pitch weathers faster than a steep pitch.
Eventually, you may have to replace your roofing, and you’re going to find that there are a lot of options out there when it comes to roofing material. Here are a few questions that will help you decide which roofing material is right for your home.
How long do you want your new roof last? The obvious answer is as long as possible, but different materials have different life spans. Some synthetic products last twice as long, or even longer, than traditional options.
How does the roof material hold up during natural disasters, such as wildfires, hurricanes, or even hail storms. Obviously, geography plays a role here. For example, wood shakes are probably not your best option in areas where wildfires are prevalent. In some cases, building codes won’t even allow for wood roofs. On the other hand, homeowners who live in hurricane-prone regions should ensure their roofing material can withstand high winds.
How heavy is the roofing? Some materials, like slate and clay tile, can be pretty heavy and may not be suitable for all types of framing. Synthetic roofs, on the other hand, are lighter they’re easier to work with, too.
How do you want your roof to look? Because your roof plays a large part in your home’s aesthetic, you should pick a type of roof that fits the style of your house and the community where you live. Oh, and don’t be afraid to let your roof express your personal style.
Eco-conscious homeowners may want to choose materials that are eco-friendly or recyclable. If going green is your thing, asphalt shingles may not be right for you. But polymer tiles, these are recyclable.
Of course, cost is also an issue—you want to think about budget—but think about long term when you calculate the cost of a new roof. You might choose a roofing material that is more expensive to install, but doesn’t require much maintenance or won’t need to be replaced for many years, saving you a lot of money in the long run.
If you have a real cedar roof, consider switching to a safer and longer lasting alternative. Many West Coast homeowners are proactively replacing these wooden roofs with the fire- and impact-resistant polymer shake roofs. Besides helping protect the home from potential wildfires, these roofs resist insects, decay, and often come with a homeowner’s insurance discount.
If you’re shopping for a new roof, consider going with a composite product, like these roofing tiles from DaVinci Roofscapes.
Polymer roofs are an investment in the long-term security of your home. Not only do they look great—just like real slate and shake—but polymer roofs also require minimal maintenance, and they last much longer than many roofing materials.
Polymer tiles are fire and impact resistant, and they aren’t susceptible to insect infestations. In fact, these roofs are so reliable that many insurance companies offer discounts to homeowners who install them.
There are lots of questions when it comes to roofing choices, and these polymer tiles from DaVinci answer all of them.