Roofing Types in TX, including North Richland Hills, Grapevine & Fort Worth.

Different Types of Roofing Materials

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Whether you are installing a new roof on a new house or replacing an older roof that is no longer doing its job, there are many choices in terms of the types of roofing materials available. Some of the different options include asphalt shingles, tile roofing, metal roofing and more.

Factors that determine what type of roofing is best include the slope and complexity of the roof, as well as the style of the house, local climate and the cost of different roofing options.

At Pitts Roofing of North Texas, you can trust that you'll have the best roofing in no time!

Contact us today for your free estimate. We provide quality roofing services, including roof repair, roof replacement and installation in Fort Worth , Arlington, Grapevine, and the surrounding areas of Texas!


Asphalt & asphalt fiberglass shingles

Asphalt Shingles

Manufacturers have created asphalt shingles that imitate the look of wood and slate.

Although these terms are used interchangeably, most roof shingles used today are technically known as asphalt fiberglass shingles. The fiberglass mat embedded in the shingle provides an extra measure of strength and tear resistance.

These shingles are the most popular type of roofing for sloped roofs because they're affordable, easy to install, durable, and available in a wide variety of colors. Premium grades of "laminated" asphalt fiberglass shingles are typically warrantied for 50 years.


Wood shingles & shakes

Wooden Shingles

Wood shingles and shake roofs are beautiful, but expect more maintenance compared to an asphalt roof.

Wood shingles and shakes usually come from red cedar, Alaskan yellow cedar or Eastern white cedar. These evergreens produce wood that is dimensionally-stable and naturally resistant to rot and insect attack.

The main difference between shingles and shakes is that shakes are split from the log and have a rough, random texture; shingles have a smoother surface because they're sawed. A wood roof is expensive, and requires extra skill to install. That's why most people avoid installing this type of roof unless they're dealing with an historic house.


Clay & concrete tile roofing

Clay Tile

Tile roofs are most closely associated with Spanish style houses, but clay and concrete roofing products can be used with other architectural styles as well.

Clay and concrete tile roofing are often grouped together because they are both masonry roofing materials with similar installation requirements. Whether clay or concrete is used as the molding material, the end result is a roofing tile designed to overlap and/or interlock with adjacent tiles.

Clay and concrete tile roofs are well-suited for hot climates that don't have high rainfall; they shouldn't be installed in areas where heavy, regular rains and freezing temperatures are common.


Rubber roofing

Rubber Roofing

Rubber membrane roofs are often used to seal flat roofs over garages and porches. Credit: EPDM Roofing Association

Although rubber has been around for a long time, rubber roofing is fairly new. That's because it's taken a great deal of chemistry research to develop a thin rubber membrane with the durability and waterproof qualities required of a roofing material. Rubber roofing is sometimes referred to as EPDM roofing. EPDM is an abbreviation for ethylene propylene diene monomer, the highly engineered compound used to manufacture most types of rubber roofing. Rubber roofing is used primarily on flat or low-slop roofs in both commercial and residential buildings.

A "membrane roof" usually refers to a rubber or EPDM roof that is installed in a flat roof or a low-slope application. Many commercial buildings have membrane roofs; few houses do.


Composite Roofing

Composite Tile

Composite shingles carry some of the industry’s longest warranties.

The term "composite" can apply to several different types of roofing, since it simply implies that a number of different materials are used in the manufacturing process. Today one of the most common types of composite roofing is a simulated roofing slate that is made from resins and from rubber compounds extracted from reclaimed tires. This slate look-a-like offers excellent longevity and a lower installation price while providing the appearance of a traditional slate roof.


Metal roofing

Metal Tile

Metal roofing styles range from standing seam styles to shingle look-a-likes.

Metal roofing is a huge category that includes factory-formed and finished roofing panels as well as roofing panels that are cut and formed at the building site. Metal roofing has a long history of use on houses, farm structures and commercial buildings. Its main limitation is that it's not suitable for use on complex or curved roofs. Like corrugated roofing, many metal roofs can be installed directly over a worn-out older roof without tearing off the old roofing material.


Corrugated roofing

Corrugated roofing

Corrugated metal roofing panels offer a great solution for sheds and other garden structures.

Corrugated roofing is easy to spot because of its distinctive form; it's a thin sheet that contains a symmetrical pattern of alternating ridges and grooves. Most corrugated roofing comes in sheet form, but large shingles are available from some manufacturers. This type of roofing can be made from steel, polycarbonate or an asphalt-fiberglass composite. It's more appropriate for agricultural and commercial buildings and for small sheds than it is for houses. One important advantage with corrugated roofing is that it can be fastened down over an existing shingled roof without removing the original roofing material.


Slate roofing

Slate Tile

Slate is king of roofing materials but finding someone who can install or repair it may be a challenge.

Most roofing slate used in the U.S. comes from slate deposits in Vermont and Pennsylvania.

Expensive to manufacture and tricky to install, this "stone" roof is among the most expensive available. When properly installed and maintained, a slate roof can last for 75 years or more.


Energy-efficient shingles

Cool roof shingles

ENERGY STAR® qualified roof shingles can lower roof surface temperature by as much as 50 degrees Fahrenheit.

ENERGY STAR® rated shingles provide all the protection you expect for your roof while also helping increase the energy efficiency of your home. A cool roof is designed to reflect solar energy, decreasing the amount of heat that's transferred to your home's interior and the amount of air conditioning needed to keep it comfortable.

When installed properly, energy-efficient shingles can offer savings on energy bills. Reflective roof products can also reduce UV damage and extend the life of the roof. Many cool roof products qualify for energy rebates and incentives.


Choosing the right roofer is just as important as using quality materials

Pitts Roofing is a full-service roofing contractor, specializing in everything from new roof installations, roof repairs and maintenance to total roof replacements. It doesn't matter what type of roofing system we are working with, we always ensure quality workmanship, excellent customer service and a long-lasting, durable roof over your head.

Our roofers work throughout the North Texas area, including Grapevine, Arlington, Fort Worth, Euless, North Richland Hills, Hurst, Bedford, Haltom City, Keller, Mansfield and many parts of Texas. Call us at 1-844-441-5775 today to schedule an appointment for a roofing estimate.

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Serving TX including Forth Worth, Dallas, & surrounding counties
Our Texas Service Area
Cities in Collin County, TX
Allen
Anna
Blue Ridge
Celina
Copeville
Dallas
Farmersville
Frisco
Josephine
Lavon
Mckinney
Melissa
Nevada
Plano
Princeton
Prosper
Westminster
Weston
Wylie

Cities in Dallas County, TX
Addison
Balch Springs
Carrollton
Cedar Hill
Coppell
Dallas
Desoto
Duncanville
Garland
Grand Prairie
Hutchins
Irving
Lancaster
Mesquite
Richardson
Rowlett
Sachse
Seagoville
Sunnyvale
Wilmer

Cities in Denton County, TX
Argyle
Aubrey
Carrollton
Denton
Flower Mound
Frisco
Justin
Krum
Lake Dallas
Lewisville
Little Elm
Pilot Point
Ponder
Roanoke
Sanger
The Colony

Cities in Ellis County, TX
Avalon
Bardwell
Ennis
Ferris
Forreston
Italy
Maypearl
Midlothian
Milford
Palmer
Red Oak
Waxahachie

Cities in Hood County, TX
Cresson
Granbury
Lipan
Paluxy
Tolar

Cities in Johnson County, TX
Alvarado
Burleson
Cleburne
Godley
Grandview
Joshua
Keene
Lillian
Rio Vista
Venus

Cities in Parker County, TX
Aledo
Azle
Dennis
Millsap
Peaster
Poolville
Springtown
Weatherford
Whitt

Cities in Tarrant County, TX
Arlington
Azle
Bedford
Colleyville
Crowley
Euless
Fort Worth
Grapevine
Haltom City
Haslet
Hurst
Keller
Kennedale
Mansfield
Naval Air Station Jrb
North Richland Hills
Southlake

Cities in Wise County, TX
Alvord
Boyd
Bridgeport
Chico
Decatur
Greenwood
Newark
Paradise
Rhome
Slidell

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Pitts Roofing
3917 Broadway Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76117
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