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5 Roofs That Will Last a Lifetime

These premium products offer time-tested longevity, so your choice depends on price, appearance, and installation requirements

A house's roof won't necessarily last forever, but if it's installed properly, it can last for a lifetime. Architect Harrison McCampbell offers a guide to five roofing options with long lives: wood, metal, slate, tile, and yes, even asphalt. Each variety of roofing is described in a sidebar that includes noteworthy details and specification information. McCampbell also discusses the ins and outs of roofing warranties.

5 Roofs That Will Last a Lifetime
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