Questions To Ask Your Roofer When Changing Roofing Materials

Posted on: 17 August 2016

Do you have a roof that's in less-than-ideal condition? Are you thinking about taking the opportunity to give your house a new look by changing the shingle material? Adding a new roof to your house can be a confusing experience. There is a wide variety of roofing materials available, making it difficult to choose the one look that you want your home to have for the next several decades. To help make things a little easier, here are some questions to ask your roofers:
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2 Considerations When Choosing A Roofing Material For A Victorian-Inspired Bungalow

Posted on: 17 August 2016

Victorian-inspired bungalow styles include the Queen Anne Bungalow and the Tudor Bungalow. These styles alter the small stature and simple layout of a classic bungalow with asymmetry, wooden eave accents, and other features typically found on a Victorian home. While the two styles differ in the details, both have gable-style roofs, which feature only two sides that rise to a peak. The Tudor has the more traditional, steep-sloping gable while the Queen Anne has a modified mid-slope variety.
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The Best And Worst Roofing Materials For The Modern Bungalow

Posted on: 17 August 2016

The word "bungalow" might bring to mind a quaint, rectangular home with simple lines and minimal ornamentation. But while the Modern Bungalow does borrow the small size from a bungalow, the details are more Art Deco than simple rustic. From the curved walls to the porthole windows and the stark siding, usually done with stucco or stucco and faux stone, the only simple part of the Modern is its flat roof style.
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4 Best – And Worst – Roofing Materials For Spanish-Inspired Bungalow Styles

Posted on: 17 August 2016

Mission Bungalows and Spanish Colonial Bungalows both offer a more decorative, global-inspired take on the normally subdued bungalow style. Mission-style bungalows feature curved exterior doorways and window arches with tower-like accents along the roofline. Spanish Colonial bungalows also have rounded windows with possible decorative awnings and wrought iron ornamentation. Both architectural types tend to feature the traditional gable style roof. Gable style roofs combined with the Spanish influences can help you determine the best roofing materials for your bungalow.
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