Most of us have considered reducing out carbon footprint. You can recycle, use alternative power sources such as solar energy, and even drive a hybrid car, but did you know that your roof can be eco-friendly?
Whether you are putting a roof on a new property or replacing your existing one, there are many options for you to consider. Eco-friendly roofing should be one of those considerations. Below are some eco-friendly roofs that just might be the best fit for your home:
Any material that lasts a long time is better than one that is quickly disposable. Silicone membrane roofs, like the ones we install here at Fix My Roof, are very durable and made from inert materials. They even make food-grade containers out of it.
Metal roofs can be made from recycled materials and can be recycled should they need to be replaced. Metal roofs are great for reflecting heat, keeping energy costs down, and are known to last upwards of 50 years. These roofs are available in many styles and can even be laid over an existing roof.
Slate Tile Roofs
Slate tile roofing is made of an stone. It is so durable that its longevity can be measured in centuries rather than years. It is possible to find repurposed salvaged slate tiles, making your roof more eco-friendly. The natural strength and beauty of this stone is unmatched, but this material tends to cost more.
Cool roofs consist of a mixture of white gravel and glue. These types of roofs are known for their ability to reflect the sunlight which reduces the amount of heat entering your home and keeps your energy bills low.
Some of the greenest and most popular eco-friendly roofing options are recycled shingles. These shingles are generally made from recycled waste materials, such as wood fibers, plastic, or rubber. Recycled-content shingles are extremely durable and can be aesthetically pleasing.
Whether you are interested in placing an eco-friendly roof, or just need a hand with roofing maintenance and small fixes, Fix My Roof is here for you. Our expert team has catered to many types of homes all over New Mexico and can help guide you through any of your roofing needs. Don’t wait, give us a call today!