The roof on your home might not be something you give much consideration. Other than the fact that it is designed to protect your home from the outside elements.
In fact, there are roof trends that change as the years go by and each year there is something new that you may see on a number of newly built homes or homes that are going through some sort of exterior transformation. If you are thinking about getting a new roof this year then let’s take a look at some of the top trending roof designs for the upcoming 2018 year to see if they would work with your home:
It may sound like something a bit outdated but in fact, you will see a lot of this roofing option in 2018. Asphalt is a really common material when it comes to roofing thanks to their affordability. They are also really lightweight and can be installed quickly and easily.
Not only are they really affordable to install but they last a good amount of time. As many as fifteen years you can have these shingles on your home. Some of the heavier materials may last longer but sometimes some additional support is needed because of how heavy these items are.
Here’s one you probably haven’t seen before. People are now using the space on their roof to grow a variety of grasses, plants and even flowers. You can turn your roof into green space if you live somewhere where your climate will cooperate. Cities that are commonly using green space on their roof are Portland and Washington.
Some of these cities are offering up incentives to utilize this kind of roof when it comes to your yearly taxes. Not to mention, let’s be honest, these green roofs are really unique and inviting.
You can plant what you like but do your research ahead of time. Plants that self seed themselves are ideal and much easier to maintain.
If you are looking into replacing your current roof then take time to consider Landmark Exteriors for advice on your roof.