Roofing as a Solution

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Steep Slope Roofing

Asphalt Shingles

Asphalt shingles are the most popular choice because they’re inexpensive, easy to install and come in dozens of colors.

Are you a home improvement professional Are you a home improvement contractor always looking for ways to improve your business and stand out in a crowded industry? If so, have you considered the benefits of asphalt roofing?

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Synthetic Shake and Slate

As a growth-minded professional remodeling contractor, you understand the importance of separating yourself from the competition.  Offering synthetic slate and shake roofing does just that.  To stand out, you must offer your clients the best materials and options for their home improvement projects.  That’s why synthetic slate and shake roofing should be at the top of your list.

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Metal Decorative 

Metal roofs are a reliable and affordable roofing system in the marketplace in various designs and styles. They are lighter than a concrete or clay tile roof, more durable than an asphalt shingle roof, and easier to handle than long-run corrugate sheets.

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Metal Standing Seam Roofing

Metal roofing is the answer if you are tired of dealing with leaky, inefficient roofs on your construction projects? If so, consider switching to standing seam metal roofing through Richards Building Supply.

Not only is standing seam metal roofing highly durable and long-lasting, but it also boasts a number of benefits that make it a smart choice for professional remodeling contractors and builders.

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Cedar shake shingles that are made from split logs. The roofs have a distinctive look because the thickness and length of each shingle can vary. This type of Roofing has been in existence in North America since the days of the colonists.
Cedar Roofing - Richards Building Supply


Slate roofing tiles are a natural stone product offering a beautiful appearance, longevity, and fire-resistance.
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Slate roofing tiles are a natural stone product offering a beautiful appearance, longevity, and fire-resistance.
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Concrete roofing tiles are a popular, budget-friendly alternative to traditional clay roofing tiles. Concrete tiles have a long lifespan up to 50 years, require low maintenance, offer good fire protection (Class A rated), and are resistant to rot and insects. Concrete tiles most commonly resemble traditional ceramic tiles, but can be found in a variety of other styles as well, including those that look like slate.
Concrete Roofing - Richards Building Supply

Low Slope Roofing

Single-ply Roofing

Single-ply Roofing is classified as flexible sheets of compounded plastic-derived material used to cover and protect flat and low-sloped buildings. Properly installed, single-ply roofing systems offer an inherent advantage over traditional materials due to their strength, flexibility, and high durability.

Built-up Roofing

Built-up Roofing, also called BUR, is the most common roofing material used on low-slope roofs. It is composed of alternating layers of reinforcing fabric and bitumen (asphalt) and is finished with a top layer of aggregate, such as stone or gravel.

Structural Metal Panels

Structural Metal Panels are a durable and long-lasting option for residential roofs. A metal roof can withstand the elements for far longer than an asphalt roof.

Side view diagram of a roofing layer system. Deck surface, rigid roof insulation, asphalt, cover board, ply sheet, asphalt, and reflective roof coating

Roofing Accessories


Roof vents allow hot air to escape keeping the roof and attic cooler and saving on energy costs.  Poor or non-existent ventilation may cause attic temperatures to rise to 150 degrees or higher in the summer. That can lead to damaged shingles and other roofing materials, a buildup of condensation and mildew, and mold development. Continuous ridge vents are more effective because they are installed at the peak of a roof’s ridge, allowing warm air to escape from the attic. A continuous vent, as opposed to an individual roof vent, is the most effective.
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Protective Insulation

Roof insulation performs two basic functions: Acts as a thermal barrier for the top of the building and serves as the roof system base.
Roofing Protection - Richards Building Supply


Roof coatings serve as a barrier between the elements and your roof. Most of them are waterproof and reflective, which helps protect the roof from leaks and slow down the sun rays’ effects on the roof. Roof coatings also help to reduce the temperature of the roof and protect it from weathering.
Roofing Coating - Richards Building Supply