LaFever Roofing, Inc.
PO Box 127
Meridian, ID 83680
P: (208)888-5285
F: (208)888-7384

Roofing Choices

LaFever Roofing offers roofing products for every kind of home in Idaho: asphalt shingle, wood shake, tile, slate, and metal. Below is a description of the types of roofs we offer, their features and benefits of each, along with images of homes that we've roofed with each type of product.

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Asphalt Shingles

Primarily used on residential homes and the most popular products in the US residential roofing market. Asphalt shingles offer consumers the broadest array of colors, shapes, and textures available, an expansive range of styles, match most types of architectural designs and achieve virtually any desired aesthetic effect affordable.


  • Inexpensive
  • 15-25 year life expectancy
  • good fire safety
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Wooden Shake/Shingle

Wood roofing is predominately made from cedar, but can also be made from redwood and southern pine. The primary difference between the shakes and shingles is that shingles are machine-sawn while shakes are hand split for a rougher appearance.


  • Great appearance
  • 8-25 year life expectancy
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Tile roofing has a rich, beautiful look that any homeowner would be proud to have. Made from concrete or clay, it is a durable but fairly expensive roofing material. Tile is available in a variety of colors and finishes.


  • Great appearance
  • up to 50 year life expectancy
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Considered almost indestructible, however, it is more expensive than other roofing materials. True natural slate is available in a variety of sizes, widths, colors, textures, and patterns.


  • Great appearance
  • up to 50 year life expectancy


Metal roofs have a wide range of price as well as aesthetic choices.


  • Up to 50 year life expectancy
  • exceptional fire protection