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What Are The Different Types Of Roofing?

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There are a lot of decisions to make when it comes to roofing. Whether that be the design, colour or material, it can be overwhelming. So, what kinds are there? We’ve created a brief guide of options you could choose from with Duraseal.

Pitched Roofing

A pitched structure is more commonly found in domestic buildings. Homes will benefit from the aesthetic and space of a pitched design. Pitched roofs are usually tiled, so what options do you have to choose from?


With tiles, there are a lot of choices. They can be clay or concrete and come in a variety of colours such as terracotta, brown, grey, purple and green. If you’re looking for a timeless appearance, then tiles are the roofing for you. With a wide choice of styles and finishes, they’re a popular choice for any home.

Roof Tiles
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If slate is more up your street, then you can adorn your house with these natural tiles. This material lasts for a long time, upwards of 80 years. Maintenance is important when it comes to slate to ensure your property is in good condition. Slate has a sleek and stylish appearance, making it the perfect addition to a modern or traditional house.

Flat Roofing

There are many benefits of opting for a level surface. This type of structure is common for commercial buildings or sheds, garages and extensions. Your home can also reap the benefits of having a flat property. They are durable, strong and can last for a long time. Some materials are also energy efficient, so you could benefit from regulated temperature and lower energy bills. Here are just some of the types of flat roofing: 

Get In Touch With Duraseal Today For Roofing In Swansea

If you have any questions about which roofing you should choose, then call our team in Swansea today. Our experts can advise you on what’s best for your property.

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