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Pick the Right Roofing Material for Your Custom Home!

The roof of your custom home has a vital impact on its aesthetic, safety and durability. As a group home builder, we understand the significance of finding the right roofing material best suitable for your needs, depending on your geographical location or personal preferences!


As a Artisan home custom builder, our professionally certified team is skilled in designing and creating custom homes. We also know different roofing materials that are most commonly used in homes and can give you any tips you need to build your dream house! Today, we will provide you with an overview of different roofing materials, how to pick the perfect one and the typical range of how much roofing costs. Are you ready? Let’s get started!


“Building on a solid foundation of success in luxury custom home building, Impressions Group is positioned to impress in the real estate development world. Our enviable reputation for customer satisfaction is based on a commitment to quality, service and attention to the details that create true luxury. At Impressions Group, we believe that a home is more than bricks and mortar; it’s a celebration of the art of fine living.”






Different roofing materials

Like all customizable homes, you need to pick effective roofing as well. Well, there is an influx of different roofing options. Natural cedar shake shingles? Standing Seam Metal Roof? Whatever it is, it’ll likely depend on the vibe you want to give off in your home. To give you some inspiration, here are some common roofing types you might like to consider:


  • Asphalt Singles

  • Asphalt shingles are quite a popular option, as they are easy to install while also staying within a low cost. Additionally, they last up to ~20, making them a decent, sustainable option

  • Metal Roofing

  • Metal shingles are beginning to rise in popularity, as it is highly durable with a life span of 40 - 70 years while being an environmentally friendly option. Because of its material, Metal roofing may be more expensive than Asphalt shingles.

  • Slate Roofing

  • Slate roofing is an excellent look option for more traditional, chateau-style homes. It is again durable, lasting from 50-100 years, fire-resistant, and environmentally friendly. Because of its highly regarded benefits, this is quite a costly alternative to conventional roofing.


Create a roof checklist

Now that you know about a few different roofing types, how can you decide on the perfect roof for you? You can create a roofing checklist, including essential components that you will want to include in your decision-making process – deciding on what you want to include in your list. Here are a few!


  • Style

  • Weather

  • Cost


These factors are very beneficial when determining what roofing types you are looking for, especially if you already have a specific price range and look in mind.


How much can I expect to spend?

The price of roofing can vary depending on the type you are looking for. The average price of Asphalt shingles is around $5000 to $9000 for a standard 3000 sq ft roof. For Slate roofing, the average cost can range from $20,000 to $37,000 for a standard 3000 sq ft roof. As you can see, these two prices are drastically different, so it will be good to come to a decision with these factors considered.


Want someone to build your custom home? We can do it – give us a call today!

Custom-built homes are beautiful, yet do require a bit of work. At Impressions, our team is more than willing to take care of the tedious tasks that come with home-building decisions, as well as provide any support, should you need it. Finding a roof perfect for you can be time-consuming, which is why we’re here to help. Get a consultation from us today!


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