How long will my roof last? Generally a well constructed roof under ideal conditions should last about 20 years. There are many different factors that play into the longevity of a roof these include:
- Roof maintenance
- Quality materials
- Proper building and design
- Climate and environmental contains
- Shingle color
- Attic ventilation
You may get a longer roof life with materials such as clay, slate,tile,or copper.
It is always important to know the warranties that come with the materials that you are using for your roofing project. That way if the roof does not meet the life standard you may be eligible for a refund.