It is possible that up until now, you have never wondered how many roof types exist. However, if you are thinking of renovating your home, it is very likely that some doubts have started to spring to your mind. If so, we will try to help you here. We are going to dedicate a few lines explaining the most important types of roofs for homes.
Types of roofs according to the material they are made from
Next, let us make a distinction based on the building material used:
1. Sheet metal. This is a very light-weight material that is installed with little effort and without the need to invest too much time or money. It is true that sheet metal is not such a good insulation in extreme temperatures, but its advantages outweigh this.
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Other types of roofs you need to know about
There are other types of roofs in which the manufactured material is not the most important element but nevertheless, you must still know about them. These are:
1. False roofs. These are roofs that are placed under the main roof and are often used to cover the original defects. However, they are also very useful for hiding the cables or beams from view. They are generally made from metal grids and lightweight gypsum boards or similar materials.