Of all the maintenance costs associated with a house, roof replacement is one of the most costly, and many homeowners in the West Palm Beach area find it difficult to pay for a new roof installation. If you are looking for some ways to pay for a roof replacement, you may want to consider these. Home equity loans are another way to get the cash to cover the cost of a new roof for your house, or you can refinance your house and pull out money to pay for a new roof. Most roofing West Palm Beach companies offer some form of financing. Your homeowner’s insurance may assist in paying for a new roof if your roof has sustained damage from an accident or a storm.
Asphalt shingles are the most economical roofing material on the market. Shingles are an excellent option for homeowners that have budgetary constraints. Another benefit of shingles is that they are available in an assortment of styles and colors.
Roofs with light colored roofing material usually are cooler and more energy efficient than regular black shingles because they reflect light and heat rather than absorbing it. Another energy efficient roofing material is metal roofing because it reflects light and heat.
Metal roofs are considered a better alternative to asphalt shingles because metal roofing is more energy efficient because of their reflective properties and can block heat transmission to a home’s interior, a metal roof will last two to three longer than a shingle roof, and it adds value to your house. Metal roofing material is also made mostly from recycled material, and metal roofing can be recycled over and over. If you would like to find out more about the advantages of metal roofing for your West Palm Beach home, contact us today at (561) 220-2795.