Unique Roofs to Consider For Your Home

Posted on: 29 July 2016

Building a home can be an exciting moment in time for any family. There are many important things to consider when designing a home. Finding the perfect contractor that will meet the needs of your family and home is critical. Not only must you worry about the wall color, door type and window shape but you must also consider what type of roof you want. Deciding on roof type is very tricky because only certain types can be put on your home, considering other circumstances. Once you have a rough draft of what your home will look like, it is easier to figure out what kind of roof would work well for you. The following information is a detailed list of several unique roofing styles to choose from. Regardless if you are choosing single occupancy or dual occupancy builders, these roofs will serve as a positive guide when discussing your needs with your builders. 

The Simply Flat Roof 

The flat roof is a great option because it is simple but also unique. The flat roof is one of the older roof styles and prevents builders from creating odd shaped walls to accommodate oddly shaped roofs. Flat roofs are best for desert type areas because they often collect unwanted debris. 

Beautifully Green Roof

The green roof is a popular choice for homes that have more than one level. This is a great way of displaying your favorite flowers and plants because you won't have to worry about them being stomped on or disrupted. Some people choose to put artificial plants and grass on these roofs because it remains a beautiful view but also is maintenance free. 

The Incredibly Hip Roof

The hip roof is unique because it is only seen on small homes. This roof consists of four corners that are completely separate from each other. The hip roof is incredibly useful and easier to maintain than most roof styles. 

The Sloped Roof

The sloped roof is your best option if you are looking for a roof that requires very little maintenance. Any leaves or sticks collected on the sloped roof will fall right off of it because its tilted style. The sloped roof is well known for its unique tilted features and is popular in high class areas. 

Hopefully, the four roof types listed about will help you choose the perfect roof for you and your family. Choosing a roof is not the easiest decision to make but is less stressful when you have a better understanding of the roof types available on the market today.


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Hello, my name is Lisa and this is my blog. I live in Perth, Australia and for the past two years, I have been working on my home to improve it. My husband works away a lot, so the upkeep of the family home is completely in my hands. At first, I didn't have a clue what I was doing. Thankfully, my brother works as a contractor and knows about electrical wiring, plumbing and general construction. He gave me some great advice so I decided to start this blog so I could pass on his wisdom to others. I hope you enjoy my blog.

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