Roof Types

Roof Types2018-11-12T11:12:11+00:00

Concrete Tile Roof

Known for its longevity of life and ability to withstand the heat and weather, the concrete tile roof has become one of the most popular roof types in South Florida. Jupiter Island Roofing, Inc. has extensive experience installing tile roofs as you can see in our gallery. Some of the benefits of tile are:

  • Durability
  • Installed with the newer underlayments and tile adhesion methods tile roofs will now last 25 to 30 years as opposed to older systems which average only 20 years of life.
  • Variety of styles and designs

Shingle Roof

Shingle roofs provide great value with less investment up front. They also provide a wide range of colors and styles to match your home’s design. Some additional benefits of shingle roofs include:

  • Average life span 28 years
  • Variety of styles and designs

Clay Tile Roof

A clay tile roof provides an nice alternative to the concrete tile. While still providing elegant style to your home the clay roof has the added benefits of less maintenance and a longer life span. Some additional benefits of clay tile roofs include:

  • Clay tiles provide a more traditional Spanish style to your home.
  • The clay roof tends to stay clean longer than concrete tile roofs due to the smoother finish that does not tend to attract mildew.
  • Many styles and colors to choose from.

Cedar Shake Roof

  • Installed in the pressure treated form to assure longer life.
  • Life expectancy is approximately 25 years.

Metal Roof

If you seek a roof with the strength of title but not quite the investment or elaborate design of tile roofs, consider metal. Metal provides a simple, yet classy look to your home while providing strong protection against extreme weather. Some additional benefits of metal roofs include:

  • Durability
  • Average life span 50 years
  • Installation is fast and problem free

Flat Deck Roof

There are two types of flat deck roofing systems Tapered Insulation Flat Decks and Hot Mopped Flat Decks.

Tapered Insulation Flat Deck

  • Tapered systems give your flat roof a slight pitch.
  • This pitch gives your roof some positive drainage which provides the roof system a longer life in addition to adding insulation to the room below it.

Hot Mopped Decks

Typically a flat deck is good for 15-20 years.