How Long Should a Roof Last in Texas?

According to the statistics prepared by professional associations, the average lifespan of roofs in Texas for all roofing materials combined in 18-20 years. However, that figure can be quite misleading as the durability of individual roofs is determined by a very wide range of important factors – here are some. The Roofing Material Used Each type of roofing material is warranted for a specific period of time: Asphalt shingle roofs are warranted for about 20 years, but their longevity will also depend on the thickness and type of the shingles, on the extreme weather events that the roof is exposed to and whether the shingle roof is the first or the second layer of material installed (asphalt shingles can be installed on the old layer of roofing material provided that…
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