Similar to Orange County area roof installation, Woodland Hills roof installation is an extremely varied and diverse project. While homes in other areas of the country tend to be topped with only one or two kinds of materials, Woodland Hills and San Fernando Valley roofs are made of all sorts of materials. This is probably due to the fact that the area has such a mild climate that homeowners are free to choose whichever type or roofing they find visually appealing without taking into account harsh weather conditions. While a homeowner in, say, New York will find that installing a roof that goes the distance will require using an extremely durable material, roof installation in Woodland Hills, CA gives homeowners a bit more leeway.
Unfortunately, having more options doesn’t necessarily mean that picking a new roof for your home will be easy. In fact, if you’re unaware of the pros and cons of the different materials on the market, choosing the right roof for your Woodland Hills, CA home can be rather difficult (and hiring the right contractor for the job may not be a walk in the park, either). The best projects start with good planning, and knowing the benefits and drawbacks of the different roofing materials that are available to you is an excellent first step in having a successful project.
Prices of Woodland Hills Roof Installations
Pinpointing how much a roofing project will cost is difficult due to the vast difference in scope of roofing jobs. In the Woodland Hills, CA area, we’ve seen roof installation cost as little as $5,000, as much as $20,000, and everything in between. Because of this, it is extremely important to not only choose your roofing material wisely, but to get several quotes from several different contractors to get the best price.
Hiring a Woodland Hills Roof Installation Contractor
Getting a new roof is a big investment, and if the job is done well, one that’s very worthwhile. If a job is done poorly, no matter what your roof is made of, the possibility of frequent repairs and a reduced lifespan increases significantly. The two of the best things you can do as a homeowner looking for a roofing company: have a good idea of what you want before you start looking, and don’t be coy about asking questions and checking references. The more you know about the project you are entering, the better you’ll be able to make an informed decision on who should do the work. And remember, no matter how good a company looks on paper, there’s no better tool for knowing how well that company performs than a list of happy (or dissatisfied) customers you can discuss that performance with!
Popular Woodland Hills Roofing Materials
Wood roofs, though less popular in other areas of the country because of their higher than average maintenance requirements, are often seen in the Woodland Hills area. The mild climate will take fewer tolls on this material, and the look of wood roofing is very appealing. Composite roofing that is partially formed from wood and is made to look like wood is a more maintenance-free option for those who like the look, but not the additional maintenance.
Metal roofs are making a comeback all over the country. While older metal roofs had problems with rust and excessive noise during rain showers, newer metal roofing products have made great strides in these areas. They are likely to last 40 years or more and should require very little maintenance, but may require installing extra insulation to maintain your home’s efficiency.
Tile roofs, a California staple, can last for 70 years or more. They are attractive and durable, but also expensive and heavy enough to often require additional structural support to install.
Asphalt roofing, the most popular material in the country, is extremely cost-effective. It is easy to install and cheap to repair, but doesn’t last as long as some other materials. In Woodland Hills, however, the mild climate has a good chance of lengthening the lifespan of asphalt shingle roofs.
At Roofing Woodland Hills, we can install, repair, and replace the roofing on your home or business in Woodland Hills, CA and all the surrounding areas.