What is the most durable type of roof?
Slate, concrete, and clay roofing tiles—according to the National Association of Home Builders—are the most durable roofing materials, with life expectancies of 100 years or more.
Do 30 year shingles really last 30 years?
The truth is, a 30-year shingle will not really last 30 years. The expected service life of a 30-year product, if properly cared for, is approximately 25 years. If it’s not cared for properly, that 30 year shingle will only last 12 to 15 years.
Can a roof last 100 years?
A lifespan of 80-100 years is typical for slate roofing, although this can last longer if maintained well after installation.
How Long Do Slate Roofs Last?
|Material Type||Life Expectancy|
|Natural Slate||80-100 years minimum|
|Fibre Cement Slate / Man Made Slate||50-60 years minimum|