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Roofing Styles Jacksonville FL


Composition Asphalt Shingles Jacksonville FL


Asphalt shingles AKA composition shingles or composite shingles are a composite product made from either a fiberglass or cellulose mat, asphalt, and mineral granules. they differ from wood shake shingles or clay tiles which are made from a single material. They are durable, easy to repair, and readily available. 


Composite Shingle Pros:

  • Light, inexpensive, and easy to install

  • Class A fire rating for fiberglass-backed asphalt shingles

  • Long life span - 20-30 years

  • Plenty of product choices for various styles, color selections and budgets


Metal roofing is available in several materials including steel, aluminum and copper. It also comes in several forms: sheeting (which includes the predominant type known as “standing seam” roofing) and tiles. If you don’t like the smooth look you can buy stone coated steel roofing which has the texture of asphalt roofing.

Metal Roof Pros:

  • Enough variety to find a color and style that complements any home

  • Products available that imitate other materials for a non-metal appearance

  • Long-lasting when corrosion protection is maintained

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Wood Shingles Roofing Jacksonville FL


Wood shingles are thin, tapered pieces of wood primarily used to cover roofs and walls of buildings to protect them from the weather. Traditionally more expensive than composition shingles, they provide good protection and energy benefits as well as a natural appearance. The shingles are sawn on both sides to provide a uniform look. When properly maintained, wood shingles can last 30 to 40 years. They are best used on steep pitched roofs that allow for water run-off.

Wood Shingle Pros:

  • Visually appealing roof style 

  • Resistant to severe storms

  • Energy Efficient 

  • Durable - Can last 30-40 years



Tile roofs not made from metal or a composite material are typically clay-based or made from concrete. Tile roofs are another durable and long-lasting roof but they are heavy and your underlying roof structure needs to be designed to take the load. Clay or concrete tiles are available in a variety of styles. Some products are even made to mimic other types of roofing like wood shake. 

Tile Roof Pros:

  • Durable, long lasting and relatively maintenance-free

  • Fireproof

  • Range of architectural styles & color options

  • Certain options mimic other types of shingles like wood or slate

  • Energy efficient 

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Slate Roofing Contractor Jacksonville FL


Slate is real stone and is one of the most durable and long-lasting types of roofing material you can choose. Slate roofs are aesthetically pleasing and are available in a number of shades . Slate roofs are heavy and your roof framing needs to be engineered to support this style of roofing.

Slate Roof Pros:

  • Visually appealing roof style 

  • Long lasting

  • Fireproof

  • Low Maintenance

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