Are you adding an extension to your property or intending to replace your existing roof? While it makes sense to replace your roof with the same roofing material, you should consider and compare all options. If you are adding a new kitchen extension, or a new bedroom on the second floor, you will need to build a new roof entirely, and you can pick any tiles you want. As promised, here is Part 2 on how to choose the best roof tiles for your home. Slate shingle roofs have been used for centuries, especially in medieval castles and churches, and are known for their opulent appearance, natural beauty, and excellent longevity. Made from natural stone, slate shingles can last you for at least 100 years. It’s no wonder that the slate roofs on historical buildings still appear ageless even after years of punishing weather. Quality comes at a price though; because slate shingles are one of the most expensive roofing materials. They’re also extremely heavy, so you may need additional structural support. Slate roofs are complex to install and require an expert roofing contractor. Otherwise, it will lead to further roofing problems such as leaks and costly damages. Composite shingles are m...