Omaha, Nebraska generally enjoys pleasant weather, with hot and humid summers, sometimes resulting in thunderstorms. But winter can also present some challenges to homeowners and their roofs. Temperatures often drop below freezing, with most of the precipitation the area gets being snow. As a homeowner you’ll need to make sure your roofing material is up for the task of shielding against these conditions. 

At Saalfeld Roofing we’re confident that the right roofing materials coupled with excellent workmanship can help defend your home against these factors. Here we share a list of the top roofing materials that we recommend for popular Omaha home styles. 


Asphalt shingle roofing

Asphalt shingle roofing has grown in popularity because of its ability to resist and protect against all kinds of extreme weather conditions. Asphalt’s waterproofing capabilities are unmatched and in addition, it is also great at reflecting solar heat. What’s more, asphalt shingles come at a fraction of the cost of more premium options, though you will likely need to replace in about 20 years or do. Regular and proper maintenance is key to avoiding this. 


Tile roofing

Tile roofing, on the other hand, is touted for its longevity. Whether clay or concrete, a tiled roof can last up to 100 years. It can only afford this long lifespan thanks to its durability, resistance to fire, extreme heat, wind, heavy rain and snow, making it a great choice for Omaha style homes.  As a bonus, the aesthetic appeal of a tiled roof is unmatched. Be prepared to pay for your investment though as tile roofing is one of the more expensive options, but it’s an investment that will only be required literally once in a lifetime so definitely worthy. 


Metal roofing

Metal roofing is an obvious choice for roofing in Omaha for its durability, cost and light weight. However, when those storms come around, they can get very noisy. Don’t be mistaken by imagining a big, ugly silver roof though. Metal roofing now has the ability to be fashioned in a myriad of ways. They come in a variety of colors and are able to be texturized, with stone-coated metal roofing posing a good choice for Omaha style homes in particular. 

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