Residential Roofing Products & Services
Residential Roofing Company in PA
As a homeowner, you should always keep an eye on your roof, your home’s first line of defense against the elements. However, regardless of the material, all roofs eventually experience wear and tear, leaks, and other common issues.
Ignoring these roofing problems can lead to safety risks and expensive repairs, not to mention impacting your comfort at home. So, to protect your investment, you need a roofer you can trust. For those in Southern PA and the Greater Philadelphia area, Chew Bittel Associates is the roofing company to call.
Residential Roof Installation
As residential roof installation experts, we work with leading manufacturers such as GAF, CertainTeed, Tamko, Owens Corning, and Atlas. When installing products from these manufacturers, our crew adheres to their exact specifications. Most roofs we install have lifetime warranties.
For house roof shingles, asphalt shingles are among the most popular choices. They’re made of fiberglass or organic materials, coated with asphalt and granules for durability. They’re also cheap, easy to install, come in different styles, and are relatively lightweight too.
On the downside, they have a shorter lifespan than other materials and are susceptible to damage in extreme weather. In general, asphalt shingles provide a good mix of low cost, visual appeal, and practicality.
Real stone is used to make slate roofing, which is known for its natural beauty and durability. For homeowners wanting a high-end, long-lasting roof option, it’s the best fit. A durable option for many climates, slate roofs are extremely resistant to fire, mold, and frost damage.
However, slate is heavier than other materials, requiring a sturdy structure for support, and can be more expensive upfront. Despite the higher initial cost, its durability often means a longer lifespan, providing value over time.
Metal Roofs for Homes
Metal roofing is made from materials like steel, aluminum, copper, and tin. These roofs are available in a variety of styles, from panels to shingles, and can be fitted to different architectural designs. They outlast many other materials and are renowned for their strength and ability to withstand harsh weather.
While metal roofs are valued for their durability and energy efficiency, they come with a higher initial price compared to options like asphalt shingles. Additionally, they can be noisier during rain or hail and may dent from heavy impact. But because they last a long time and don’t need much upkeep, they’re a cost-effective choice in the long run.
Cedar shake roofing, made from split cedar wood, offers a distinctive natural wood appearance. Homeowners typically choose this material for its aesthetic appeal and insulating qualities.
The main disadvantages of cedar shake are the need for regular maintenance to prevent rot and insect damage, as well as the higher cost when compared to traditional roofing materials such as asphalt shingles. Having said that, the look of this roofing material is difficult to match.
Residential Roof Repair
Common roofing issues like leaks, loose or missing shingles, and wear from age or weather can lead to bigger problems if left unattended. These issues can cause water damage, reduce energy efficiency, and compromise your home’s structural integrity. Prompt repairs are crucial to avoid escalating costs and damage. For any roof repair needs, reach out to Chew Bittel Associates.
Residential Roof Replacement
A roof replacement is a major project that requires a thorough inspection. Given the scope of this job, we approach it with the utmost care and professionalism. We only suggest a roof replacement if our thorough inspections reveal that it’s completely necessary.
We work closely with you to select materials and a plan that meets your needs and stays within your budget. Get in touch with us for a consultation.