LaFever Roofing, Inc. 560 W Franklin Rd, Meridian, ID 83642

Roof Styles

If it is time to get a new roof, there are a variety of options to choose from. There are things to consider before you call a roofer and hire out the work to be done. What type of roof or material do you need or want? How much do you want to spend and how long do you want it to last? Does the roofing material match the style of your home? With these questions in mind, here is a breakdown of the types of roofs we offer in the Boise area.


Simulated Lamarite Slate

Engineered – Composite, Simulated Slate

These are made of reclaimed materials and come in a variety of colors and styles and usually simulate a slate or shake roof. They are estimated to last between 30 and 50 years and can be fairly cost efficient compared to other materials. It should work with any style of home. These products are an upgrade from shingles but are more affordable than concrete tile or slate.


Traditional Metal Panes Shake

Metal Panel Slate Profile

Looking for the charm of traditional cedar shake, or the look of clay or natural slate. Modern day metal roofs offer all of the style and beauty of traditional roofing materials only stronger and more durable. Metal roofing can be shaped to give the appearance of wood shakes or natural tile. This allows for the strength and longevity of metal while giving a unique look to your roof.


Concrete Tile

Mission S Concrete Tile

This can work with almost any style of home. It comes in all kinds of colors and styles, is low maintenance and very durable. Once again, it can be expensive on the front end of things but that cost is offset by the durability and lifespan. Concrete tile roofing is heavy and the roof deck must be engineered properly to handle the weight


Spanish Clay Tile

Spanish S Profile, Clay Tile

Clay or terra cotta tiles have been used for hundreds of years and now modern ceramics technology can transform raw materials into a vast spectrum of natural terra cotta, matte, or high gloss glazed clay roof tiles. Offered in a wide array of sizes, textures, colors and blends, gives you creativity and customization of residential, commercial, and institutional buildings.


Slate Blended

Slate-Blended, Natural

Slate roofs come in a wide variety of sizes, colors, and thicknesses. One can create many different looks to enhance just about any architectural style. Slate is a natural product that is mined or quarried from the earth. It is a very labor intensive product to install. Like clay and concrete tile, this product is also heavy and the roof deck needs to be engineered properly.


Asphalt Shingle

Asphalt shingles can be used on any house and is a great value for the money. There are lots of styles and colors. They are easy to repair and fire resistant. Asphalt shingles also offer a variety of designs from basics 3-Tab shingles to the moderate 30 Yr, to the high-end tri-laminate/shake shingles. Even a scalloped look shingle is available.


Wood Shingles

Wood Shingles

Typically made from cedar shingles, this style of roofing material typically works with cottage, ranch and contemporary bungalows or historical homes. This product will weather from its natural wood cedar color to grey. Wood shingles are expensive and are labor intensive to install. They are high maintenance and have a lifespan between 13 and 15 years if they are maintained and can offer some insulation. Fire rated wood shakes are available at an upgraded price, but are not allowed in some municipalities.


Key West Style Metal 5v Crimp

Traditional 5V Crimp Metal Roof

Metal roof systems typically have longer warranties, are fire retardant, are light weight and easy to install, and are resistant to insects and rot. In addition, they reflect the suns radiant heat which helps to reduce heat buildup in the attic. In general, metal roofing can cost two to three times the cost of traditional asphalt shingle. Though more expensive than traditional asphalt shingles, their extended life, as well as their attractive appearance, makes them a great investment for the homeowner. The typical profile is 5-V Crimp which is most commonly seen on a Idaho National Forest cabin.

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Asphalt shingles are a proven roofing technology, providing homeowners an unmatched level of beauty, affordability and reliability for more than a century. We install asphalt shingles from top brands like GAF, CertainTeed, and Owens Corning.

For residential roofing systems, architectual asphalt shingles are a perfect roofing solution for any residence. In addition to having a variety of styles, textures and colors to choose from, asphalt roofing shingles are cost-effective, durable and easy to maintain. Asphalt shingle, modified bitumen and built-up roofing (BUR) systems provide superior protection for any home in Meridian, Star, Middleton, or Kuna ID.

No matter what kind of roofing style, color or finish you are after, there’s a metal roof to match. Looking for the charm of traditional cedar shake, or the simplicity of tin roofing? Modern day metal roofs offer all of the style and beauty of these traditional roofing materials only stronger and more durable. Choose from copper, steel or aluminum roofing to match your home and neighborhood. Metal roofing is necessary for homes in the mountains like Idaho City, Cascade, Garden Valley, Pine, Featherville or your cabin in the woods due to forest fire dangers. Metal roofs offer energy savings, aesthetic appeal and protection for your home that can last a lifetime.

Commercial/Flat Roofing solutions and products are designed for virtually every roof system. Single Ply roofing membranes provide great flexibility and UV resistance, can be installed in one layer using fasteners or adhesives, and come in a variety of materials including TPO and PVC, perfect for commercial roofing in Boise, Eagle, or Nampa. Alternating layers of bitumen and reinforcing fabrics create a finished membrane offering multilayer protection, thermal performance, and fire and uplift resistance. Consider a commercial roofing solutions that installs without the need for tear-offs or new insulation, choose a liquid roof coating. You could also choose a membrane system roof which is built on-site to form a fully adhered, seamless, self-flashing membrane.

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