How Long Does a Roof Last?

Your home’s roof is one of the most important aspects of your home. Your roof protects your home from UV rays, rain, and wind. Learn more about the factors that influence your roof’s lifespan and how you can help increase its longevity.

As you may already know, there are several different roofing materials available for your home. At Whitrock Associates, we have several different roofing materials to choose from for your home. Each material has a different lifespan. Deciding on which material is best for your home really depends on your home’s location, style, and your budget.

Roofing Material Lifespans

Asphalt Shingles – This option is the least expensive of all roofing materials. With an asphalt roof you can get up to 20 years of use.

Metal roof – Metal roofs can come in a variety of materials range from tin to steel. Metal roofs give a modern look to any home and they last up to 60 years.

Flat roof – Modern flat roofs usually can last up to 20 – 25 years when properly installed and maintained. The flat roofs come in several materials but the most commonly used in Florida is the Rubber membrane, EPDM.

Need assistance deciding what roofing material is best for your home? Contact our staff for more information on products and services today!