Last edited 21 Feb 2021

Average life spans of roofs

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How long does a roof last? That has a lot to do with the roofing material chosen as well as; weather and climate, building design and construction, and the regularity of roof maintenance performed and so on.

Life expectancy and various pros and cons for various roofing materials, including the following:

Asphalt shingles

Metal roofing

Wood shake (or wood shingle) roofing

Tile roofing

Slate roofing

Rubber roofing

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