Back in the Colonial era, saltbox roofs were very popular among homeowners. The two-sided asymmetrical roof has come back in style and now is an attractive style for homes. Its aesthetic design has a small side with a low slope while the other side is larger and has a lower slope, which is almost flat.
If you are planning to get your home rebuilt, or you are planning to purchase a new property, you should saltbox roofs. But you should consider the pros and cons of this roofing system.
Aesthetically Pleasing: The unique slope and style will improve the look and feel of your roof.
Easy Cleaning: Saltbox roofs have an almost flat slope, which makes it so easy to clean and maintain. You can easily access the roof so it’s a simple to remove snow, dirt, leaves and other debris.
Less Repair and Maintenance: Saltbox roofs are more durable compared to other roof types like gable roofs. It can also withstand extreme climate or weather conditions.
Slanted Ceilings: Not everyone is a fan of slanted interior ceilings since it might not fit into the rest of the home’s design.
Needs Customized Plans: Because of its unique shape and design, you might need to request for complex designs from your roofing contractor.
Simple Maintenance Tips
Make sure that you use materials for your new roof that are durable and high quality. You can opt for wood shake or asphalt shingles for your saltbox roofs. You can also upgrade your roof using a two-ply roofing system.
Call Elite Roofing Solutions at (855) 588-6610 for professional roof repair and installation. You can also fill out our contact form for a free estimate. We serve clients in Spring, TX.