Several materials on the market are available for roofing to fit various roofing types. Choosing the right roofing material will depend on factors such as the roof’s size, slope, and shape, as well as your budget and desired long-term maintenance needs. Common roofing materials include asphalt shingles, metal roofing, tile roofing, flat roof systems, green roof systems, composite roofing options, slate roofing systems, and wood shingle roofs. Each option has unique pros and cons; some may provide better insulation while being more economical than others. As always with home improvement decisions, researching ahead of time will help you make an informed decision when picking out the right roof type and material for your home.